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Posted on: March 27, 2020

MAPLE ROAD CLOSURE AT AT MIDDLEBELT ROAD IN WEST BLOOMFIELD TWP. DELAYED TO APR. 15

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) announces that the expected closure of Maple Road at Middlebelt Road in West Bloomfield Township has been delayed until April 15.

The closure had originally been scheduled for March 30. The st...

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Maple/Middlebelt Road Construction Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

WALDON RD ON THE WEST SIDE OF BALDWIN RD TO CLOSE MONDAY, MARCH 30; MAYBEE RD TO CLOSE APRIL 6

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– The contractor for the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Baldwin Road widening project in Orion Township, Dan’s Excavating of Shelby Township, anticipates closing Waldon Road at the west side of Baldwin Road, on Mond...

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Baldwin Road Construction Information Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

WALDON & MAYBEE ROADS EXPECTED TO CLOSE AT WEST SIDE OF BALDWIN ROAD BEGINNING MAR. 30 & APR. 6

Baldwin monthly newsletter, March 2020

The contractor for the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Baldwin Road widening project in Orion Township, Dan’s Excavating of Shelby Township, anticipates closing Waldon Road at the west side of Baldwin Road, on Monday, March 30, and May...

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Baldwin Road Project Flier Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2020

RCOC CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) MARCH 23 UPDATE

Still working COVID-19 piece on how to contact the RCOC remotely

 In light of continuing concern about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has taken a number of steps to protect employees from coming into contact with people who may be infected. This includes conti...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

MAPLE ROAD AT MIDDLEBELT ROAD IN WEST BLOOMFIELD TWP. EXPECTED TO CLOSE APRIL 15 FOR CONTINUED WORK

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Maple Road at Middlebelt Road in West Bloomfield Township on Monday, March 30 Wednesday, April 15, for continued construction work on the roundabout. 

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Maple/Middlebelt Road Roundabout Construction Press Releases
Posted on: March 17, 2020

ROAD COMMISSION FOR OAKLAND COUNTY CLOSES BUILDINGS TO PUBLIC

Still working COVID-19 piece on how to contact the RCOC remotely

In light of concern about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) announced today (Tuesday, March 17) that it has closed all of its buildings to the public, including the lobby areas.

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 13, 2020

ROAD COMMISSION FOR OAKLAND COUNTY (RCOC) ENCOURAGES PUBLIC TO CONNECT WITH US REMOTELY

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 In light of concern about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) encourages the public to connect with the agency remotely if possible.

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2020

TWO PUBLIC INFO MEETINGS SET FOR 3/11 FOR 12 MILE ROAD RESURFACING PROJECT (GREENFIELD TO COOLIDGE)

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Berkley, will conduct two public information meetings on Wednesday, March 11, to share information about the upcoming project to resurface 12 Mile Road from Greenfield Road to ...

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12 Mile Road information flier Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Commentary: Fixing the formula for road funding won't fix the real problem

By Dennis Kolar, PE 

Managing Director 

Road Commission for Oakland County

As seen in the Feb. 18, 2020 Crain’s Detroit Business

Here we go again.

Every time we in Michigan have a serious discussion about fixing our roads, those who...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2020

PUBLIC INFO MEETING WILL BE FEB. 25 FOR NORTH HOLLY ROAD RESURFACING PROJECT IN HOLLY TOWNSHIP

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The Road Commission for Oakland County, in partnership with Holly Township, will conduct a public information meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25, to share information about the upcoming project to resurface North Holly Road from just north of Grange Hall Road north...

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North Holly Road Meeting & Project Information Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2020

RCOC NABS $12 MILLION IN FEDERAL CMAQ GRANTS

Beverly Hills, MI – The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) was notified recently that it has been awarded more than $12 million in federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ) grants primarily to be used to ope...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2020

JAMIAN RE-ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF ROAD COMMISSION FOR OAKLAND COUNTY

2020 RCOC Board of Commissioners (left to right, Chairman Gregory Jamian, Vice Chair Ronald Fowkes a

At its first meeting of 2020, on Thursday, Jan. 9, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board re-elected Greg Jamian its chairman.

Jamian served as chairman in 2019 as well as in 2013 and 2014. He is an 11-year veteran of the three-member Board, w...

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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: December 13, 2019

MAYBEE ROAD OPEN AT WEST SIDE OF BALDWIN ROAD IN ORION TWP.

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The contractor for the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Baldwin Road project today (Friday, Dec. 13) opened Maybee Road between Baldwin Road and Rohr Road in Orion Twp.

The road had been closed at the west side of the Baldwin intersection since Ju...

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Baldwin Road Press Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2019

MAPLE/MIDDLEBELT ROAD ROUNDABOUT IN WEST BLOOMFIELD TWP IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) has opened the newly constructed Maple Road/Middlebelt Road roundabout in West Bloomfield Township. The intersection has been fully closed since Sept. 14. 

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Maple/Middlebelt Road Construction 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
Posted on: October 29, 2019

CRANBROOK RESURFACING FROM 14 MILE TO MAPLE ROAD IS POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 DUE TO CONFLICTING PROJECTS

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      The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the City of Birmingham and Bloomfield Township have jointly agreed to postpone the resurfacing of Cranbrook Road from 14 Mile Road to Maple Road until 2021.  

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2019

SIGNAL MODERNIZATION PROJECT ON 12 MILE ROAD IN ROYAL OAK BEGINS OCT. 28

SIGNAL WORK AHEAD ROAD SIGN

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin the modernization of 10 traffic signal and crosswalk-signal locations on 12 Mile Road from east of Woodward Avenue (M-1) to Connecticut Avenue (just west of Campbell Road) in Royal Oak beginning tod...

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Press release Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2019

FY 2020 ROAD COMMISSION BUDGET APPROVED AT RCOC MEETING TODAY

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The budget was presented to the public at a public hearing Aug. 22. The $162 million budget represents an increase of about $7 million compared to the $155 million 2019 budget adopted in September of last year. The 2020 proposed budget increased primarily...

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Budget attachments Press Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2019

REMINDER: ROAD COMMISSION 2020 BUDGET WILL BE PRESENTED AT AUG. 22 PUBLIC HEARING

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will present its proposed fiscal year 2020 budget during a public hearing Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Auditorium, 1200 N. Telegraph in Pontiac.

The public is inv...

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2020 Budget Hearing Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2019

PROPOSED FY 2020 RCOC BUDGET WILL BE PRESENTED AT AUG. 22 PUBLIC HEARING

Budget Meeting Sign

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will present its proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget during a public hearing Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Auditorium, 1200 N. Telegraph in Pontiac.

The public is inv...

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RCOC FY 2020 Proposed Budget Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2019

RCOC GETS A KID ZONE PAGE ON THE WEBSITE

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has created a new page on its website called the Kid Zone.

            The Kid Zone includes engaging materials such as coloring books, educational videos a...

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Kids Zone Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2019

BALDWIN ROAD WIDENING IN ORION TOWNSHIP WILL EXTEND INTO NEXT YEAR

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) widening and reconstruction project on Baldwin Road in Orion Township, originally expected to be completed this year, will now extend into next year due to weather and complexities related to utility relocatio...

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Baldwin Road Project Information Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2019

LALONDE IS NEW RCOC BOARD MEMBER; JAMIAN ELECTED CHAIRMAN

Commissioners Jamian, Fowkes and LaLonde

For the first time in eight years, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has a new road commissioner: Andrea LaLonde of Clawson.

LaLonde is an employee of the Operating Engineers 324 of Michigan where she has worked for 11 years. She participated i...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2018

RCOC TO HOST PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING OCT. 24 FOR 2019-2020 DIXBORO RD PAVING PROJECT

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the planned 2019 paving of Dixboro Road from 8 Mile Road to 9 Mile Road in the communities of Lyon and Green Oak townships...

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Dixboro Road Project Information Press Releases