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Posted on: August 4, 2020

FISH LAKE ROAD BETWEEN GRANGE HALL RD AND QUICK RD IN HOLLY TWP. TO CLOSE AUG. 11 FOR CULVERT WORK

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Fish Lake Road between Grange Hall Road and Quick Road in Holly Township for a culvert removal and replacement on Tuesday, Aug. 11. The closure will last one day.     &nb...

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Short-Term Road Closures Press Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2020

EAST LEG OF DEQUINDRE/AUBURN INTERSECTION TO CLOSE AUG. 12 THROUGH EARLY SEPTEMBER

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close the east leg of the Dequindre Road/Auburn Road intersection on the Rochester Hills/Shelby Township border from Aug. 12 through early September as part of the ongoing Dequindre Road widening pr...

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Dequindre Road Project Press Releases
Posted on: August 3, 2020

SASHABAW RD TO CLOSE AUG. 11 THROUGH EARLY NOV. SOUTH OF PINE KNOB RD INTERSECTION FOR CULVERT WORK

Sashawbaw Road Culvert Replacement pre-construction photo

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Sashabaw Road just south of the Pine Knob Road intersection in Independence Township Aug. 11 through early November to replace a culvert that carries the Whipple Lake Canal under the ...

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Sashabaw Road Culvert Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2020

BUNO ROAD BETWEEN MILFORD ROAD AND HURON RIVER PARKWAY IN MILFORD TOWNSHIP TO CLOSE AUG. 6-10

Utility Work

         The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has approved a permit allowing Consumers Energy to close Buno Road between Milford Road and Huron River Parkway in Milford Township for a pipeline replacem...

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Permit Work Road Closures Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

CLINTONVILLE RD, BETWEEN WALDON & CLARKSTON ROADS IN INDEPENDENCE TWP., EXPECTED TO CLOSE AUG. 5

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Clintonville Road, between Waldon and Clarkton roads in Independence Township, Aug. 5 through approximately the end of August, for a road-resurfacing project. 

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Independence Twp. Road Millage Paving Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2020

CONCRETE REPAIRS ON GRAND RIVER AT WIXOM ROAD ON THE NOVI/WIXOM BORDER SCHEDULED TO START AUG. 5

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin concrete repairs on Grand River Avenue at Wixom Road on the Novi/Wixom border beginning Aug. 3  Aug. 5.  

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Concrete Slab Replacements Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

LONE PINE RD TO CLOSE AT ORCHARD LAKE RD IN WEST BLOOMFIELD TWP. FOR CONCRETE REPAIRS BEGINNING 8/5

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Lone Pine Road at Orchard Lake Road beginning Monday, Aug. 3 Aug. 5, for concrete repairs.  

During the closure, traffic will be maintained on Orchard Lake Road; however, Orch...

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Concrete Slab Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

COOLEY LAKE RD WEST OF FORD RD TO CLOSE AUG. 5 FOR CULVERT REPLACEMENT

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The Road Commission for Oakland County expects to close Cooley Lake Road from Teeple Creek Lane to Forest Edge Drive (west of the western Ford Road intersection) on the White Lake Township/Commerce Township border from Monday, Aug. 3 Wednesday, A...

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Cooley Lake Road Culvert Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

PRELIMINARY SOIL BORING PLANNED FOR 7/29-8/3 IN ANTICIPATION OF FUTURE REPLACEMENT OF MALONEY BRIDGE

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A contractor for the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will be performing soil borings (taking soil samples) from Wednesday, July 29, through Monday, Aug. 3, in the area around a small bridge on Maloney Street in Oxford Township in anticipation of...

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Maloney Street bridge map Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

SQUARE LAKE AND EASTWAYS ROAD INTERSECTION IN BLOOMFIELD TWP. TO CLOSE AUG. 5 FOR CULVERT WORK

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The Road Commission for Oakland County expects to close the Square Lake Road/Eastways Road intersection in Bloomfield Township from Aug. 3 Aug. 5 through early September for culvert removal and replacement.

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Square Lake Road Culvert Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2020

DAWSON RD BETWEEN SOUTH GARNER & MARTINDALE RDS IN MILFORD TWP TO CLOSE AUG. 3-6 FOR PIPELINE WORK

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has approved a permit allowing Consumers Energy to close Dawson Road between South Garner Road and Martindale Road in Milford Township for a pipeline replacement Aug. 3 through Aug. 6.

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Permit Work and Short-Term Road Closures Press Releases
Posted on: July 22, 2020

DAVISBURG RD TO CLOSE FROM OAKHURST TO TERRACE RD IN ROSE TWP FOR CULVERT REPLACEMENT ON JULY 31

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The Road Commission for Oakland County expects to close Davisburg Road from Oakhurst Road to Terrace Road in Rose Township, starting July 31, for a culvert replacement. 

    The closure is expected to last until approxim...

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Davisburg Road Culvert Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2020

FAIRHILL ROAD AT PICKERING ROAD IN BLOOMFIELD TWP TO CLOSE JULY 24- LATE AUGUST FOR CULVERT WORK

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Fairhill Road at Pickering Road in Bloomfield Township July 24 through late August for culvert removal and replacement.

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Pickering Road Culvert Replacements Press Releases
Posted on: July 6, 2020

GRASS LAKE RD TO COMPLETELY CLOSE JUST EAST OF ORMOND RD FOR CONTINUED CONSTRUCTION

Grass Lake Road aerial photo to paving

The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) plans to fully close Grass Lake Road east of Ormond Road (closure is between Steeple Hill and West Meadow Drive) for continued construction beginning July 13. 

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Grass Lake Road Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2020

MAYBEE/WALDON WEST OF BALDWIN & OUTSIDE LANES OF BALDWIN FROM GREGORY TO WALDON EXPECTED TO OPEN 7/6

Baldwin Road detours expected to start on July 6, 2020

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) tentatively anticipates opening the outside through lanes of the reconstructed section of Baldwin Road between Gregory and Waldon roads in Orion Township, as well as Waldon and Maybee roads on the west side of...

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Baldwin Roundabouts Detour Map Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2020

WISE RD BETWEEN CARROLL LAKE AND UNION LAKE ROADS EXPECTED TO CLOSE JULY 6 FOR CULVERT REPLACEMENT

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The Road Commissions for Oakland County (RCOC) will close Wise Road from Carroll Lake Road to Union Lake Road in Commerce Township for a culvert replacement beginning Monday, July 6.

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Wise Road Culvert Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2020

CONSUMERS ENERGY TO CLOSE MULTIPLE ROADS IN WESTERN OAKLAND COUNTY BEGINNING JULY 8 THROUGH MID-AUG.

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has approved a permit allowing Consumers Energy to close multiple roads in succession throughout Waterford, Milford, Rose and Highland townships, for a pipeline replacement project beginning Tuesday, July 7.

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Detours Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2020

CONCRETE SLAB REPLACEMENT ON JOSLYN RD, FROM PACIFIC DR TO BROWN RD IN AUBURN HILLS, BEGINS JUNE 29

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin concrete slab replacement work on Joslyn Road, between Pacific Drive, just south of I-75, and Brown Road in Auburn Hills, on Monday, June 29.

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Concrete Slab Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: June 16, 2020

CONCRETE SLAB REPLACEMENT TO BEGIN JUNE 18 ON ORCHARD LAKE RD, FROM GRAND RIVER AVE. TO I-696

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin concrete slab replacement work on Orchard Lake Road from Grand River Avenue to I-696 in the cities of Farmington and Farmington Hills beginning Thursday, June 18.

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Concrete Slab Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: June 15, 2020

NORTH HOLLY ROAD IN HOLLY TOWNSHIP TO CLOSE NEXT MONDAY, JUNE 22, FOR RESURFACING PROJECT

Pre-construction aerial photo of Holly Road

The Road Commissions for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close North Holly Road between Grange Hall Road and Belford Road next Monday, June 22, in the Village of Holly and Holly Township.

The work is part of the larger resurfacing of North Holly Road from...

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North Holly Road Resurfacing Press Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2020

CONSUMERS ENERGY TO CLOSE MIDDLEBELT RD BETWEEN GRAND RIVER AVE & SHIAWASSEE ST BEGINNING JUNE 15

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) has approved a permit allowing Consumers Energy to close Middlebelt Road from Grand River Avenue (M-5) to Shiawassee Street in the City of Farmington Hills for gas main replacement beginning M...

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Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures Press Releases
Posted on: June 10, 2020

WORKZONE CAMERA TO PROVIDE PUBLIC VIEW OF PHASE TWO OF BALDWIN RD RECONSTRUCTION ON RCOC WEBSITE

Baldwin Work Zone Camera image taken on 6/10/20

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has installed a work zone camera that is now providing a real-time view of the reconstruction of Baldwin Road between Waldon Road and Maybee Road in Orion Township. The camera takes a photo every 15 minutes be...

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Workzone Camera Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2020

WORK ZONE CAMERA ON RCOC WEBSITE PROVIDES VIEW OF CONSTRUCTION OF DEQUINDRE WIDENING PROJECT

Work Zone Camera Located Near North Shack

            The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has installed a work zone camera that is now providing a real-time view of the project to reconstruct and widen Dequindre Road between Utica Ro...

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Dequindre Work Zone camera Press Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2020

BRIDGE REHABILITATION ON GRAND RIVER AVENUE OVER CSX RAILROAD IN NOVI SET TO BEGIN JUNE 8

Grand River Avenue Bridge over CSX Railroad, pre-construction image

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Novi, expects to begin rehabilitation work on the Grand River Avenue bridge over the CSX Railroad tracks in Novi, on Monday, June 8. The bridge is located between Novi and Taft...

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Grand River Avenue Bridge Press Releases
Posted on: May 29, 2020

CHUBB ROAD, BETWEEN 9 MILE AND 10 MILE ROADS IN LYON TWP, WILL CLOSE TO THROUGH TRAFFIC ON JUNE 1

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) has issued a permit to Lyon Township for the closure of Chubb Road between 9 Mile and 10 Mile roads in Lyon Township for a gravel road paving project beginning Monday, June 1. 

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Road Closures for Permit Work Press Releases
Posted on: May 26, 2020

12 MILE ROAD RESURFACING, FROM TELEGRAPH TO LAHSER IN SOUTHFIELD, SET TO BEGIN JUNE 1

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Southfield, expects to begin resurfacing 12 Mile Road from Telegraph Road to Lahser Road in Southfield, on Monday, June 1.

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12 Mile Road Resurfacing Project Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2020

12 MILE ROAD RESURFACING, FROM GREENFIELD TO COOLIDGE IN BERKLEY, SET TO BEGIN JUNE 1

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Berkley expects to begin resurfacing 12 Mile Road, from Greenfield Road to Coolidge Highway in the City of Berkley, on Monday, June 1.

As part of the project, the road will clos...

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12 Mile Road (Greenfield to Coolidge) Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2020

REMINDER: DEQUINDRE RD CONSTRUCTION BETWEEN UTICA RD AND COLLINS AVE SET TO BEGIN MONDAY, MAY 18

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin the reconstruction and widening of Dequindre Road to five lanes between Utica Road and Collins Avenue on the Rochester Hills/Shelby Township border next Monday, May 18.

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Dequindre Road Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2020

INDEPENDENCE TWP ROAD MILLAGE WORK SET TO BEGIN ON MAY 8 STARTING WITH PAVING ON ANDERSONVILLE RD

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with Independence Township, expects to begin resurfacing roads within the township in May.

The projects are being paid for with special property-tax millage dollars that were approved by townshi...

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Independence Township Road Improvements Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

GRASS LAKE RD IN WHITE LAKE TWP TO CLOSE BETWEEN ORMOND AND STEEPLE HILL ROADS ON MAY 4 FOR PAVING

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Grass Lake Road between Ormond and Steeple Hill roads in White Lake Township on Monday, May 4, for a gravel road paving project.

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Grass Lake Road Information Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2020

RCOC TO BEGIN PRSERVATION OVERLAYS ON MORE THAN 60 MILES OF ROADS BEGINNING APRIL 28

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin the 2020 asphalt Preservation Overlay Program on Tuesday, April 28, with Ormond Road, from M-59 to the White Lake Township/Springfield Township border in White Lake Township.

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2020 Preservation Overlay Program Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2020

REMINDER: MAYBEE ROAD EXPECTED TO CLOSE AT WEST SIDE OF BALDWIN ROAD IN ORION TOWNSHIP ON APR. 17

Baldwin Road aerial photo taken early April 2020 (north of Gregory Road)

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 Maybee Road on the west side of Baldwin Road tomorrow (Friday, April 17).

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Baldwin Road Construction Information Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2020

RCOC SPOT-RESURFACING PROGRAM EXPECTED TO START ON APR. 20

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) expects to start its 2020 Spot-Resurfacing Program on April 20 with work on Crescent Lake Road between Highland Road (M-59) and Elizabeth Lake Road in Waterford Township. 

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2020 Spot Resurfacing Information & Locations 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: 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 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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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