Sashabaw Road Culvert Replacement over Whipple Lake Canal in Independence Township

Project limits: Just south of the Pine Knob Road intersection

Community:  Independence Township

Estimated project cost and funding sources:  The approximate $1.05 million project is funded by the Road Commission for Oakland County

Construction information: 

  • Culvert removal and replacement 
  • New guardrail
  • Paving with asphalt over the new culvert

Project start:  August 24, 2020 (tentatively)  August 11

Project completion:  November (TBA)

Contractor:  Dan’s Excavating

Contractor website:  CLICK HERE

Detour: Yes

Detour Route :  Seymour Lake Road to Baldwin Road to Clarkston Road, back to Sashabaw Road and vice versa.  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Sashabaw Rd to close south of Pine Knob Rd in Independence Twp. beginning Aug. 11 for culvert removal and replacement  (8/3/20)

Oakland Press article on road closure



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