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Posted on: December 6, 2017

RCOC WEEKLY ROAD CONSTRUCTION & PERMIT PROJECTS UPDATE (12/6-12/13)

Work Zone

The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between December 6 and December 13.

It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission.

Please note: This information is subject to change. Projects can change from day to day, and traffic delays can develop in a matter of minutes due to weather, emergency situations, etc.

 The project list is attached.    

2017 Road Commission for Oakland County Road Construction and Permit Projects (12/6/17 Update)

Road

Project Limits

Community or Communities

Project Description

Road Closure

Detour

Prime Contractor

Project Start

Anticipated Completion

Project Website

*Livernois Road
North of Square Lake Road over the Gibson Drain
Troy
Culvert replacement
Yes
Square Lake Rd to Crooks Rd to South Blvd; back to Livernois Rd and vice versa
L. D'Agostini and Sons, Inc.
11/8/17
12/11/17 (weather permitting)
Livernois Rd Culvert Replacement
*Quarton Road at Woodward Avenue (PERMIT PROJECT)
Eastbound-Quarton Road right turn lane to southbound Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills and Birmingham border
Great Lake Water Authority (GLWA) emergency utility work
No, eastbound-Quarton Road right turn lane to southbound Woodward Avenue is closed
No
GLWA
12/5/17
12/8/17
Traffic Alerts
Baldwin Road
Phase 1-Morgan Road to Gregory Road 2017-2018: Phase 2-Gregory to Waldon 2018-2019
Orion Township
Reconstruction of Baldwin Road including: 5 roundabouts, widening, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant crosswalks, improved lighting, pedestrian paths, concrete curb and gutter
No; intermittent lane closures
No
Dan's Excavating (Phase 1 contractor)
7/18/17 (water main relocation and building demolition) Project will resume in the Spring of 2018 & 2019
Carryover project through 2018 (Phase 1)
Baldwin Road
Dequindre Road (2-year project)
Burningbush Drive to Long Lake Road
Troy and Sterling Heights border
Widening to 5 lanes with center left-turn lane, traffic signal upgrades, improved drainage, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant crosswalks
No
No
Dan's Excavating
9/18/17
Carryover project through 2018
Dequindre Road
Maple Road (Phase I)
Haggerty Road to Halsted Road
West Bloomfield Township
Reconstruction including center turn lane, right turn lane extensions, drainage improvements, traffic-signal modernizations
No
No
Dan's Excavating
7/24/17
Open to traffic on 11/22/17 (Phase 2 from Halsted to Drake will begin Spring 2018)
Maple Road (Haggerty to Drake)
Napier Road
9 Mile to 10 Mile Road
Novi/Lyon Township border
Excavation and drainage work in preparation for gravel road paving in 2018 (road will close again in the spring of 2018)
No (will close to through traffic in the spring of 2018)
No
Dan's Excavating
11/14/17
12/5/17 open to traffic (paving work to begin in spring of 2018)
Napier Road
Napier Road/10 Mile Road
Intersection of Napier/10 Mile Road; including 10 Mile Road east and west of Napier Road (PHASE I)
Lyon Township and City of Novi
Reconstruction of intersection to a roundabout, hill cut on 10 Mile Road west of Napier and reconstruction of 10 Mile from Copperwood to Nepavine Dr.
No
No
Dan's Excavating
7/17/17
Open to traffic (work continues on pedestrian crossings)
Napier/10 Mile Road
Orchard Lake Road
North of Northwestern Hwy. to just south of Maple Road
West Bloomfield Township
Reconstruction of road to a 4-lane boulevard, elimination of service drive east of Orchard Lake Rd, construction of pedestrian paths, ADA compliant crosswalks, improved drainage
No
No
Dan's Excavating
6/12/17
Open to traffic (work continues in the median and behind the curb)
Orchard Lake Road Construction
Sashabaw Road (PERMIT PROJECT)
Dixie Hwy and Walton Blvd
Waterford Township
Gas main and service line replacements
No. Intermittent lane closures for the work will continue throughout the project.
No
Consumers Energy
10/4/17
Substantially complete (behind the shoulder restoration is ongoing)
Consumers Energy
Snell Road
East of Rochester Road near the Oakland & Macomb border
Oakland and Washington townships
Culvert replacement
No
No
Toebe Construction
10/25/17
COMPLETE
Snell Road

Road Construction & Permit Projects (12/6-12/13)
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