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Posted on: November 29, 2021

CAMERA PROVIDES PUBLIC VIEW OF CONSTRUCTION OF THE AVON RD BRIDGE & DEQUINDRE/AVON RD ROUNDABOUT

Avon Road bridge and Avon/Dequindre Road construction camera image (bridge under construction)

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has installed a work zone camera that is now providing a real-time view of the construction of a new bridge on Avon Road, just east of Dequindre Road, and the Avon Road/Dequindre Road roundabout construction w...

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Work Zone Camera Press Releases
Posted on: November 5, 2021

ROAD COMMISSION SEEKING UP TO 24 PART-TIME SEASONAL DRIVERS AND LABORERS TO AUGMENT FULL-TIME STAFF

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is seeking to hire up to 24 part-time seasonal drivers and laborers to augment its full-time staff for the winter this year.

“Seasonal workers have been a very efficient and cost-effective way to prov...

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RCOC Careers Page Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2021

RCOC PREPARING FOR SNOW BY REVIEWING WINTER OPERATIONS WITH STAFF, HIRING PART-TIME WORKERS

Winter maintenance operational review with staff at the Southfield garage on Oct. 29, 2021.

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is in the process of reviewing its winter operations with its truck drivers and preparing its trucks and plows in anticipation of the inevitable arrival of winter weather. 

Again this year, RCOC is hir...

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Winter Maintenance Fact Sheet Press Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2021

AVON AND DEQUINDRE ROADS WILL BOTH CLOSE AT AVON/DEQUINDRE INTERSECTION NOV. 1 FOR CONSTRUCTION

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Avon Road from John R Road to 23 Mile Road and Dequindre Road from Hamlin Road to 23 Mile Road on the Rochester Hills and Shelby Township border starting Monday, Nov. 1, to replace the Avon Ro...

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Avon Road, John R to 23 Mile Road Press Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2021

GLWA & RCOC ANNOUNCE INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS IN AREA OF AVON RD BETWEEN DEQUINDRE & 23 MILE RD

Avon Deq Exhibit-Final (002)

The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) and the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) today announced a series of coordinated infrastructure improvements that will be made over the next two years in the area of the Avon Road corridor between Dequindre ...

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Fact Sheet Press Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2021

ADAMS ROAD PROJECT COMPLETION DELAYED UNTIL SPRING

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has been informed by the contractor on its Adams Road resurfacing project, Square Lake Road to Long Lake Road on the Bloomfield Twp./Troy border, that the contractor will be unable to meet the contractual comp...

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Adams Road Press Releases
Posted on: October 7, 2021

GLWA WILL AGAIN CLOSE 14 MILE RD., FROM DECKER/NOVI RD TO WALLED LAKE RD., OCT. 11 THROUGH LATE DEC.

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The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) continues watermain replacement work that will require another closure of 14 Mile Road from Decker/Novi Road to Walled Lake Road on the border of Novi, Walled Lake and Commerce Twp. starting Oct. 11 and finishing in ...

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Great Lakes Water Authority Press Releases
Posted on: September 23, 2021

ROAD COMMISSION BOARD ADOPTS $180 MILLION FY 2022 BUDGET

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) today unanimously approved the agency’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget.   

The budget was presented to the public at a public hearing on Aug. 19. The $180 million budget represents an incre...

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RCOC Financial Information Press Releases
Posted on: August 10, 2021

PROPOSED FY 2022 ROAD COMMISSION BUDGET WILL BE PRESENTED AT AUG. 19 PUBLIC HEARING

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will present its proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget at a public hearing Thursday, Aug. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Auditorium, 1200 N. Telegraph in Pontiac.

The public is invited...

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Proposed 2022 Budget Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2021

OAKLAND'S TRAFFIC-FATALITY RATE REMAINS WELL BELOW STATE, NATIONAL RATES

Beverly Hills, MI —  Once again in 2020, Oakland County saw a substantially lower traffic-fatality rate on its roads than either the state or national rates.

            The county, state and n...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2021

ROAD COMMISSION TRAFFIC-SAFETY DIRECTOR NAMED 2020 ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Traffic-Safety Department Director Danielle Deneau, PE

The County Road Association (CRA) of Michigan Engineering Committee, on Feb. 10, named Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Traffic-Safety Department Director Danielle Deneau PE the 2020 CRA Urban Engineer of the Year. 

“CRA&rsq...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2021

NANCY QUARLES NAMED NEW OAKLAND COUNTY ROAD COMMISSIONER; ANDREA LALONDE NAMED RCOC CHAIR

: Photos of Chairperson LaLonde, Vice Chairperson Quarles and Commissioner Fowkes are attached.

Nancy Quarles, a familiar face among public servants in Oakland County, has been named the new member of the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board.

            Quarles, a former state...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2020

ROAD COMMISSION SEEKING INPUT ON AVON/DEQUINDRE CORRIDOR PROJECT

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the Macomb County Department of Roads, the cities of Rochester and Rochester Hills and Shelby Township, is seeking public input on a proposed plan to improve the Avon Road/Dequindre Road c...

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Avon Road Corridor Improvement Plan Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2020

ROAD COMMISSION IMPLORES DRIVERS TO SLOW DOWN, PAY ATTENTION IN WORK ZONES

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In the wake of two road workers being struck by motorists this week, Officials with the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) are imploring motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving in road work zones. 

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2020

RCOC RECEIVES SIX FEDERAL SAFETY GRANTS

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) in late December was notified that it will receive six federal “safety” road-funding grants, totaling more than $1.4 million, that will enable six road-improvement projects in 2021.

The fede...

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Safety Grants Awarded to the RCOC Press Release Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2019

RCOC TO HOST PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING NOV. 12 FOR BARRON ROAD PAVING PROJECT IN GROVELAND TWP

Barron Road and Grange Hall Road sign

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the planned 2020/2021 paving of Barron Road from Grange Hall Road to Groveland Road in Groveland Township.

The meeting will b...

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Barron Road Press Releases