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Posted on: July 1, 2022

PROJECTS THAT COULD DELAY TRAFFIC ON RCOC ROADS JULY 1 AND JULY 8 OR MIGHT START SHORTLY THEREAFTER

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The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between July 1 and July 8 or may start shortly thereafter. 

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Road Construction & Permit Projects Update Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2022

NB ORCHARD LAKE RD TO CLOSE BETWEEN TEN MILE & ELEVEN MILE ROADS FOR CULVERT REPLACEMENT ON JULY 13

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will close northbound Orchard Lake Road between Ten Mile Road and Eleven Mile Road in Farmington Hills on approximately July 13 for the replacement and repair of culverts under the road.

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Orchard Lake Road Culvert Work Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

MALONEY STREET BRIDGE REMOVAL AND REPLACEMENT PROJECT IN OXFORD TOWNSHIP IS EXPECTED TO START JULY 5

Aerial view of the Malone Street bridge prior to construction

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to start the removal and replacement of the Maloney Street bridge between Long Lake and Clear Lake in Oxford Township on Tuesday, July 5.  

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Maloney Street Bridge Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: June 28, 2022

ROAD COMMISSION IS HIRING FULL-TIME ROAD WORKERS (LABORER/CDL-A TRUCK DRIVER POSITIONS)

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is looking to hire laborers/truck drivers. The positions require a Michigan commercial driver’s license with an air-brake endorsement (CDL-A). 

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Job Openings at the RCOC Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

INTERSECTION OF GREEN LAKE ROAD AND PONTIAC TRAIL IN WEST BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP NOW OPEN

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has opened the intersection of Green Lake Road and Pontiac Trail in West Bloomfield Township.

            The intersection was closed Tuesday, June...

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Pontiac Trail Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

RCOC ROAD CONSTRUCTION TO BE SUSPENDED DURING THE JULY 4 HOLIDAY WEEKEND

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Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Managing Director Dennis Kolar has announced that most RCOC road construction projects will be suspended at 3 p.m. Friday, July 1, for the July 4 holiday weekend.

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2022 Road Project List Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

FISH LAKE RD, GRANGE HALL TO ACADEMY RD IN HOLLY TWP, IS CLOSED FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF CULVERTS UNDE

Fish Lake Road Closure shown with barricades, just south of Grange Hall Road

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has closed Fish Lake Road, from Grange Hall Road to Academy Road in Holly Township, to relocate utilities and replace two culverts under the road. The project completion is expected in late October.  ...

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Fish Lake Road Culvert Replacements Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2022

REMINDER: ORCHARD LAKE RD CONSTRUCTION FROM WEST OF MIDDLEBELT RD TO OLD TELEGRAPH RD STARTS TODAY

Orchard Lake Road, Middlebelt to Old Telegraph Road, pre-construction photo of the road's surface

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) project to rehabilitate and resurface Orchard Lake Road from west of Middlebelt Road east to Old Telegraph Road in the communities of Sylvan Lake, West Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Township and Pontiac will...

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Orchard Lake Road, Middlebelt to Old Telegraph Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2022

FISH LAKE RD, GRANGE HALL TO ACADEMY RD IN HOLLY TWP, EXPECTED TO CLOSE JUNE 27

Fish Lake Road just south of Grange Hall Road

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Fish Lake Road, from Grange Hall Road to Academy Road in Holly Township, starting Monday, June 27, to relocate utilities and replace two culverts under the road.  

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Fish Lake Road Culvert Replacements Press Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2022

THE GREEN LAKE ROAD/ PONTIAC TRAIL INTERSECTION IS CLOSED UNTIL APPROXIMATELY JULY 19

Pontiac Trail/Green Lake Road intersection sign

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has closed the Green Lake Road/Pontiac Trail intersection in West Bloomfield Township until approximately July 19 as part of the ongoing Pontiac Trail resurfacing project.

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Pontiac Trail Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2022

UNION LAKE RD LANE CLOSURE BETWEEN WISE & COMMERCE RD, TO START JUNE 20, FULL CLOSURE ON JULY 28

View of the culvert with the Union Lake Rd./Wise Rd. intersection pre-construction behind

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will close one lane of Union Lake Road, between Wise and Commerce roads in Commerce Township, on  Monday, June 20. The road is then expected to close completely July 28 for 60 days, re-opening in late...

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Union Lake Road Culvert Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2022

HATCHERY RD. IS CLOSED UNTIL LATE FALL BETWEEN DIXIE HWY. AND AIRPORT RD. IS CLOSED UNTIL LATE FALL

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has closed Hatchery Road, from Dixie Highway to Airport Road in Waterford Township, starting today, Monday, June 13, for bridge replacement over the Clinton River.  

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Hatchery Road Bridge Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2022

GREEN LAKE ROAD TO CLOSE AT PONTIAC TRAIL FOR ONE MONTH STARTING JUNE 20

Green Lake Road just north of Pontiac Trail

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will close Green Lake Road at Pontiac Trail in West Bloomfield Township, starting Monday, June 20, as part of the ongoing Pontiac Trail resurfacing project.

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Pontiac Trail Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2022

RCOC LAUNCHES AN UPDATED AND IMPROVED APP

RCOc App Free on Apple and Google Image and Features

Need to report a pothole or missing sign? Looking for a list of road construction projects? The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has recently upgraded its app making it easier for residents to report issues and find real-time traffic updates and ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2022

LANE CLOSURES ON ORCHARD LAKE ROAD FROM WEST OF MIDDLEBELT RD TO OLD TELEGRAPH RD TO START JUNE 20

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will rehabilitate and resurface Orchard Lake Road from west of Middlebelt Road east to Old Telegraph Road in the communities of Sylvan Lake, West Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Township and Pontiac starting a...

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Orchard Lake Road, Middlebelt to Old Telegraph Press Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2022

WORKZONE CAMERA PROVIDES A PUBLIC VIEW OF ROUNDABOUT CONSTRUCTION AT EIGHT MILE ROAD/CURRIE ROAD

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has installed a work zone camera that is now providing a real-time view of the roundabout construction at the Eight Mile Road/Currie Road intersection on the Lyon Twp./Salem Twp. border. The camera takes a pho...

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Currie Road/Eight Mile Road Work Zone Camera Press Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2022

RESURFACING WORK ON MAYBEE RD, DIXIE HWY. TO CLINTONVILLE RD IN INDEPENDENCE TWP., STARTING JUNE 13

Paving on Clarkston Road (just west of Easton Road)

— In partnership with Independence Township, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin resurfacing work on Maybee Road from Dixie Highway to Clintonville Road on Monday, June 13. 

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Independence Township Road Improvements Press Releases
Posted on: June 6, 2022

MAPLE ROAD RESURFACING PROJECT LIMITS EXPANDED FROM COOLIDGE HWY TO DEQUINDRE RD. STARTS JUNE 20

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In partnership with the cities of Clawson and Troy, the Road Commission for Oakland County will resurface Maple Road between Coolidge Highway and Dequindre Road starting Monday, June 20.   

The original start date of June 1 has been delay...

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Maple Road, Coolidge Hwy to Dequindre Road Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2022

HATCHERY RD., BETWEEN DIXIE HWY. AND AIRPORT RD., TO CLOSE JUNE 13 FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

Hatchery Road bridge, just west of Dixie Highway, prior to construction

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Hatchery Road, from Dixie Highway to Airport Road in Waterford Township, starting Monday, June 13, for bridge replacement over the Clinton River.  

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Hatchery Road Bridge Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2022

TRAFFIC FATALITIES ON RCOC ROADS CONTINUE DOWNWARD TREND

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           The number of traffic fatalities on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has bucked the national trend and gone down over the past three years, and t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 24, 2022

RESURFACING WORK ON MAPLE RD, COOLIDGE HWY TO ROCHESTER RD, EXPECTED TO START JUNE 1

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the cities of Clawson and Troy, will resurface Maple Road between Coolidge Highway and Rochester Road starting Wednesday, June 1.

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Maple Road Resurfacing Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2022

LANES CLOSED ON GRAND RIVER AVE., NOVI ROAD TO WIXOM ROAD IN NOVI & WIXOM, FOR CONCRETE REPAIR

Beverly Hills, MI — The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has closed lanes on Grand River Ave. between Novi and Wixom roads in the cities of Novi and Wixom so its contractor can replace bad concrete slabs in the road.

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2022

CONSTRUCTION OF ROUNDABOUTS AT ELIZABETH LAKE RD IN WHITE LAKE TWP DELAYED UNTIL 2023

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has delayed the planned 2022 construction of roundabouts at the Elizabeth Lake Road/Teggerdine Road and Elizabeth Lake Road/Oxbow Lake Road intersections in White Lake Township until 2023.

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Elizabeth Lake Road Roundabouts-White Lake Twp. Press Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2022

EIGHT MILE/CURRIE INTERSECTION & CURRIE RD, EIGHT MILE TO NINE MILE, CLOSURE DELAYED UNTIL APR. 18

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has delayed the closure of Currie Road from Eight Mile Road to Nine Mile Road in Lyon Twp. and the Eight Mile Road/Currie Road intersection on the Lyon Twp./Salem Twp. border until Monday, April 18, for gravel...

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Currie Road Press Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2022

PULTE HOMES TO CLOSE NINE MILE ROAD, FROM GRISWOLD TO BRIAR MEADOW RD, FROM APRIL 14 THROUGH JULY

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has issued a permit allowing Pulte Homes to close Nine Mile Road from Griswold Road to Briar Meadow Road, west of Currie Road, in Lyon Township to through traffic from April 14 through approximately July 29.

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Permit Work and Short-Term Road Closures Press Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2022

PONTIAC TRAIL RESURFACING PROJECT, HAGGERTY ROAD TO GREEN LAKE ROAD, EXPECTED TO START APRIL 18

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In partnership with West Bloomfield Township, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin a resurfacing project on Pontiac Trail, from Haggerty Road to Green Lake Road, starting approximately Monday, April 18.

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Pontiac Trail Press Releases
Posted on: April 6, 2022

EIGHT MILE/CURRIE INTERSECTION AND CURRIE ROAD FROM EIGHT MILE TO NINE MILE WILL CLOSE APRIL 15

8 Mile and Currie Rd. intersection street sign in Lyon Township

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Currie Road from Eight Mile Road to Nine Mile Road in Lyon Twp. and the Eight Mile Road/Currie Road intersection on the Lyon Twp./Salem Twp. border starting April 15 for gravel road paving and...

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Currie Road Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2022

THIRD-YEAR INDEPENDENCE TWP. ROAD MILLAGE WORK SET TO BEGIN APR. 11 WITH PAVING ON HOLCOMB ROAD

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In partnership with Independence Township, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin the third year of resurfacing roads within the township this month.

            The projects are...

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Independence Township Road Improvements Press Releases
Posted on: March 29, 2022

RCOC KICKS OFF NEARLY $80 MILLION CONSTRUCTION SEASON

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has kicked off its $79 million road construction season, which will bring a wide range of road improvements to many parts of Oakland County.

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2022 Road Project List Press Releases
Posted on: March 11, 2022

ORCHARD LAKE ROAD RESURFACING/RECONSTRUCTION, 13 MILE TO 14 MILE, TO START WEEK OF MARCH 21

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The Road Commission for Oakland County, in partnership with the City of Farmington Hills, will begin the project to resurface and partially reconstruct Orchard Lake Road, from 13 Mile Road to 14 Mile Road, during the week of March 21.

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Orchard Lake Road, 13 Mile to 14 Mile Road Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2022

RCOC PRODUCES ASSET MANAGEMENT REPORT: IDENTIFIES NEED FOR ADDITIONAL $112 MILLION PER YEAR

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has produced its first asset management plan, which identified the need for $112 million per year in additional funding just to improve all paved roads to the agency’s desired condition for the roads. ...

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Asset Management Plan Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2022

LALONDE REMAINS RCOC CHAIR, QUARLES IS VICE CHAIR

Left to right, Andrea LaLonde (Chair), Nancy Quarles (Vice Chair) & Ron Fowkes (Member)

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board of Road Commissioners, at its regular meeting today, Thursday, Jan. 6, voted to re-appoint Andrea LaLonde as Board chair and Nancy Quarles as vice chair for additional one-year terms for 2022.

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Press Releases
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: 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

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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: 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: 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