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The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between June 26 and July 3 or may start shortly thereafter.
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.
Additional information about current and upcoming projects can also be viewed on the RCOC website: 2020 RCOC ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS (http://www.rcocweb.org/189/Road-Projects).
2020 RCOC Road Construction and Permit Projects (6/26/20 update)
Community or Communities
*12 Mile Road (Greenfield Road to Coolidge Road)
From Greenfield Road to Coolidge Road
Resurfacing project, improvements to side street approaches, drainage, install Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks, new signage and pavement markings. 12 Mile Road from Greenfield Road to Ellwood Avenue will be reconstructed.
Yes, 12 Mile Road from Greenfield to Ellwood Avenue is closed until approximately mid-July due to utility conflicts. Remaining portion will be open to two-way traffic.
While 12 Mile is closed between Greenfield and Ellwood beginning June 1 through mid-July, the detour is Greenfield Rd to 11 Mile Rd to Coolidge Hwy, back to 12 Mile Rd and vice versa.
Pro-Line Asphalt Paving
12 Mile Road (Greenfield to Coolidge)
12 Mile Road (Lahser Road to Telegraph Road)
From Lahser Road to Telegraph Road
Resurfacing project that includes paving with asphalt, some new curbs/gutters, Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks/ramps, new pedestrian signals and guardrail improvements.
No, road will have one lane open in each direction. All business and residential access will be maintained throughout the project.
12 Mile Road (Lahser to Telegraph)
*12 Mile Road (SIGNAL MODERNIZATION PROJECT 2019-2020)
From east of Woodward Avenue (M-1) to west of Connecticut Avenue (west of Campbell Road)
Upgrades to traffic signals, pedestrian crosswalks/sidewalks and improved street lighting. Project includes 10 locations.
No; however, expect lane closures
10/28/19 (underground infrastructure work)
Early September 2020
12 Mile Signal Modernization Project
*Baldwin Road (Phase II)
From Gregory Road to Waldon Road
Reconstruction and widening of Baldwin Road including: 3 roundabouts (Great Lakes Athletic Center, Maybee and Waldon roads), drainage, Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks, improved lighting, pedestrian paths, concrete curbs and gutters.
Waldon and Maybee roads are both closed at the west side of Baldwin Road; Baldwin Road remains open to traffic.
Yes, for the Maybee and Waldon Road detours: CLICK HERE
3/30/20 (Maybee and Waldon roads closed at the west side of Baldwin expected to reopen the week of July 6)
Late fall of 2020 (behind the curb restoration work could take place in 2021)
Baldwin Road (Orion Township)
Chubb Road (PERMIT PROJECT)
From 9 Mile Road to 10 Mile Road
Gravel road paving between 10 Mile Road and Hidden River Drive.
Yes, however, residential access will be maintained
9 Mile Rd to Napier Rd to 10 Mile Rd, back to Chubb Rd and vice versa
Concrete Slab Replacement
Various heavier-traveled roads throughout Oakland County
Remove and replace concrete
Cooley Lake Road
From Union Lake Road to Round Lake Road (work is just west of Union Lake Road)
Intersection repairs. Cooley Lake Road will be closed between Union Lake and Round Lake roads.
Yes. Westbound Cooley Lake Road will remain open strictly for business access.
Union Lake Rd to Hutchins St. to Round Lake Rd, back to Cooley Lake Rd and vice versa
Davisburg Road (CULVERT REPLACEMENT)
Just east of Oakhurst Road
Culvert removal and replacement.
Milford Rd to White Lake Rd to Ormond Rd, back to Davisburg Rd and vice versa.
Late July, TBA
Early October, TBA
Davisburg Road Culvert Replacement
From Utica Road to Collins Avenue
Rochester Hills/Shelby Township border
Reconstruction, widening to 5 lanes including a continuous center left-turn lane, right-turn lanes at major intersections, new concrete curbs/gutters and storm sewers, traffic signal upgrades and Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks.
TBA (expect short-term closures of the Dequindre and Auburn intersection and Dequindre north of Auburn; dates TBA) Dequindre Rd will be mostly open to two-way traffic.
Yes, dates TBA. For detour routes: CLICK HERE
From 8 Mile Road to 9 Mile Road
Lyon Township, Green Oak Township and South Lyon
Paving gravel road with asphalt, improved drainage, new signage, guardrail replacement, new curbs and gutters.
9 Mile Road to Pontiac Trail to 8 Mile Rd, back to Dixboro Rd and vice versa (residential and Volunteer Park access maintained).
Elizabeth Lake Road (PERMIT PROJECT)
From M-59 to Cass Lake Road
Sanitary sewer and water main repairs.
Yes. However, home and business access within the construction zone is maintained.
M-59 to North Cass Lake Rd, back to Elizabeth Lake Rd and vice versa.
Oakland County Office of the Water Resources Commissioner
Late June (closure could be extended due to the complexity of the work below the road surface)
Permit Work and Short-Term Road Closures
Grand River Avenue Bridge over CSX Railroad
Between Novi Road and Taft Road
City of Novi
Bridge rehabilitation work including replacement of barrier walls, sidewalk replacement, new pedestrian rails along bridge and guardrail.
No, one lane of traffic maintained in each direction. Pedestrian access maintained opposite side of bridge work.
Davis Construction Company
Grand River Avenue Bridge
Grass Lake Road
From Ormond Road to Steeple Hill Road
White Lake Township
Gravel road paving with asphalt, improved drainage, some realignment of road and new guardrail installation.
Ormond Road to M-59 (Highland Road) to Hill Road, back to Grass Lake Road and vice versa
Gregory Road (PERMIT PROJECT)
From Rohr Road to Baldwin Road
Pulverizing current pavement and resurfacing with asphalt.
Yes, however, residential access will be maintained.
Rohr Rd to Maybee Rd to Baldwin Rd and vice versa
Cadillac Asphalt (on behalf of Pulte Homes)
The week of 7/6
From north of Grange Hall Road north to the county border
Holly Township and Village of Holly
4.5 miles of asphalt resurfacing, reconstruction of road in three areas to improve drainage, reconstruction of the retaining wall/hill adjustment north of the Belford Road intersection, safety improvements on curves, new guardrail and culvert maintenance.
Yes, access to businesses, cemetery and homes maintained. Phase 1 closure is Holly Rd from Grange Hall Rd to Belford Rd (from June 22 until approximately Sept. 1)
Holly Road to Grange Hall Road to Dixie Hwy to Baldwin Road (Genesee County), back to Holly Road and vice versa.
Independence Township Road Resurfacing Projects (funded by a millage)
Various heavier traveled/primary roads in Independence Township
Resurfacing of various roads (Andersonville, Sashabaw, Waldon and Clintonville roads this year).
Mostly open to traffic with flag control in work zones.
For more information on closures, visit: CLICK HERE
5/8 (beginning with Andersonville Road from Old White Lake Road to the township border)
Independence Township Road Improvements
*Clintonville Road (part of the Independence Township road funding millage)
From Waldon Road to Clarkston Road
Road resurfacing project – road will be closed to through traffic during work.
Yes, residential and business access will be maintained.
Pine Knob Rd to Sashabaw Rd to Clarkston Rd, back to Clintonville Rd and vice versa.
Waldon Road (part of the Independence Township road funding millage)
From Sashabaw Road to Clintonville Road
Road resurfacing project– road is closed to through traffic during work.
Yes, residential and business access will be maintained
Sashabaw Rd to Maybee Rd to Clintonville Rd, back to Waldon Rd and vice versa
From Brown Road to Pacific Drive (just south of I-75)
Remove and replace concrete slabs
No, road is open to traffic with lane closures. Residential and business access maintained.
Maple Road and Middlebelt Road intersection
Maple Road and Middlebelt Road intersection (roundabout construction)
West Bloomfield Township
Concrete work on the roundabout, behind the curb restoration and installation of pedestrian crosswalk signals
Maple and Middlebelt Roundabout Construction
Middlebelt Road (PERMIT PROJECT)
From Grand River Avenue to Shiawassee Street
Consumers Energy gas main replacement
Yes, however, residential and business access will be maintained
Grand River Ave to Orchard Lake Rd to Nine Mile Rd, back to Middlebelt Rd and vice versa
*Opdyke Road (PERMIT PROJECT)
Auburn Road to University Drive
Auburn Hills and Pontiac
Widening and resurfacing work related to a new Amazon business development.
No, expect lane closures.
Orchard Lake Road
From Grand River Avenue to I-696
Farmington and Farmington Hills
Concrete slab removal and replacement
Pickering Road Culvert Replacements
Pickering Road (3 locations)
Remove and replace three culverts; erosion control; asphalt paving over new culverts; water, gas and sanitary sewer relocation.
No, access to homes will be maintained
Utility relocation will take place April -June. Culvert replacement is expected to begin late June.
Simple resurfacing with placing 2-2.5 inches of asphalt on the road surface; work is weather-dependent
Sashabaw Road (CULVERT REPLACEMENT)
Whipple Lake Canal, just south of the Sashabaw Road/Pine Knob Road intersection
Remove and replace a culvert under the road.
Seymour Lake Rd to Baldwin Rd to Clarkston Rd, back to Sashabaw Rd and vice versa
Sashabaw Road Culvert Replacement
Milling (grinding of pavement) on smaller sections of roads and paving with asphalt. Work is weather-dependent.
Florence Cement, Pro Line Asphalt and Cadillac Asphalt
Square Lake Road (CULVERT REPLACEMENT)
Over the Amy Drain located between Opdyke Road and Squirrel Road
Square Lake Road Culvert Replacement
Subdivision Roads (special assessment districts)
Various subdivision roads in Oakland County townships
Reconstruction and resurfacing road with asphalt.
Special Assessment District (SAD) Projects
Various (PERMIT PROJECTS)
Buno, Dawson, Demode, Lone Tree, Maple (west of Milford Road), Munger, Rattalee Lake, Rowe roads and Watkins Blvd.
Highland, Milford and Rose townships
Consumers Energy pipeline work
Yes, roads will close for 2-3 days. Residential and business access maintained.
For more information on closures and detours: CLICK HERE
7/6 (beginning with Demode Road from Fish Lake to Hickory Ridge Road)
Wise Road (CULVERT REPLACEMENT)
Over the Huron River located between Carroll Lake Road and Union Lake Road
Remove and replace culvert under the road.
Union Lake Rd to Commerce Rd to Carroll Lake Rd, back to Wise Rd and vice versa
Wise Road Culvert Replacement
(*indicates new or updated project; TBA=To Be Announced)