12 Mile Road, Farmington to Orchard Lake Road SUBSTANTIALLY COMPLETE

Project Description:

Project limits:  Farmington Road to Orchard Lake Road

Community:  Farmington Hills

Funding:  $1.62 million (estimated cost) is eighty percent funded with federal dollars. The remaining share is split between the City of Farmington Hills and the Road Commission for Oakland County.  

Project details:

  • Asphalt resurfacing
  • Concrete repairs on some sections
  • Milling and resurfacing on some side-street approaches to 12 Mile Road
  • Repairs to curbs and gutters
  • Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant sidewalk ramp upgrades
  • Pedestrian signal upgrades
  • New signs and pavement markings
  • Traffic signal work (to be concluded in 2022)

Contractor:  Ajax Paving 

Start date:  August 23, 2021

End date:  Early November Open to traffic Oct. 20 (some additional curb and sidewalk work will require periodic lane closures)

Road closure:  No, 12 Mile Road will remain open to traffic with one lane in each direction. Residential and business access maintained during the work.  Some side street approaches will close for reconstruction:

  • Traffic shift expected on Tuesday, October 5 for continued work.  Traffic will be shifted to the inside (left) lanes so the contractor can do work on structures located in the outside (right) lanes.  Access to businesses, school and residential streets/properites will be maintained.