Maple Road, Inkster to Franklin Road

Project:   Maple Road (2021 construction)

Project limits:  Inkster Road to Franklin Road

Community:  Bloomfield Township

Cost:  $4.55 million.  Eighty percent of the cost is will be paid with federal road funds. The remainder is split by the R.C.O.C., Bloomfield Township and Oakland County general government (through the Tri-Party Program).  The pathway extension is fully funded by the township.  

Project information:  

  • Tree removal (December 2020)
  • Utility relocation will place over the winter and spring and is expected to be completed by June 1, 2021
  • Resurfacing with asphalt, construction work expected to start in April of 2021
  • Addition of a center, left-turn lane from Inkster to east of Northam Road
  • Upgrading right-turn lanes
  • Extension of the pathway on the north side of Maple Road from Inkster to Westmoor Road, including the addition of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-compliant crosswalks and upgraded pedestrian-crosswalk signals.
  • Drainage improvements including ditch work, storm sewer installation. 
  • New curb and gutter
  • Placement of new traffic signals, signs and pavement markings
  • Culvert removal and replacement (located between Northam Road and Castle Drive) 

Contractor:  Dan's Excavating

Road closure: Yes, in 2021. Details to be announced

Detour:  Yes, dates to be announced in 2021.  The detour is Inkster Road to Walnut Lake Road to Franklin Road, back to Maple Road and vice versa.  

Additional Information:  

Maple Road Project Information Flier

Maple Road from Inkster to Franklin Road to close Nov. 30-Dec 18 for utility relocation work (reopened to traffic on Dec. 11, 2020)

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