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Posted on: April 13, 2021

RESCONSTRUCTION PROJECT ON WALTON BLVD. FROM DIXIE HWY. TO JUST EAST OF SASHABAW ROAD TO START 4/19

Walton Blvd at Frembes in Waterford Township prior to road construction

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with Waterford Township, will begin a reconstruction project on Walton Boulevard from Dixie Highway to Sashabaw Road beginning Monday, April 19.   

During the first stage, Walt...

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Walton Blvd. Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2021

RCOC SEEKING PARTNERS; VOLUNTEERS WILL SPRING INTO ACTION FOR ADOPT-A-ROAD APRIL 17-25

Adopt a Road  -- Elizabeth Lake

Tired of viewing roadside litter? If so, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has just the opportunity for you: There are many roads still available as part of the Adopt-A-Road program.

“This is a great opportunity for the public to help...

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Adopt-A-Road Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2021

SECOND-YEAR INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP ROAD MILLAGE WORK SET TO BEGIN APRIL 19 WITH PAVING CLARKSTON RD

Independence Township Road Millage project 2020

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

The projects are being paid for primarily with special property-tax millage doll...

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Independence Township Road Millage Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2021

CONCRETE SLAB REPLACEMENT ON CROOKS RD FROM FOUNATIAN DR TO SQUARE LAKE RD IN TROY HAS STARTED

Sample photo of concrete slab removal and replacement

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has begun replacing concrete on Crooks Road between Fountain Drive and Square Lake Road in Troy.  

            During the work, motorists ...

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Concrete Slab Replacements Press Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2021

PROJECTS THAT COULD DELAY TRAFFIC ON RCOC ROADS APRIL 9 & APRIL 16 OR MIGHT START SHORTLY THEREAFTER

ROAD COMMISSION FOR OAKLAND COUNTY 2021 Road projects image

The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between April 9 and April 16 or may start shortly thereafter. 

It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interf...

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4/9 Road Construction & Permit Projects Update Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2021

CURRIE ROAD FROM 8 MILE TO 9 MILE RD IN LYON TOWNSHIP TO CLOSE APRIL 14 THROUGH APRIL 21

Utility Work

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has approved a permit allowing Consumers Energy to close Currie Road from 8 Mile Road to 9 Mile Road in Lyon Township for gas main work starting Wednesday, April 14, through Wednesday, April 21.  

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2021

EXPECT LANE CLOSURES ON THE GRAND RIVER AVENUE BRIDGE OVER CSX RAILROAD IN NOVI STARTING APR. 5

Looking North West on Grand River Avenue

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects lane closures on the  Grand River Avenue bridge over the CSX Railroad tracks in Novi, starting Monday, April 5, so the contractor can finish painting work on the structure. The bridge is locat...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2021

CURRIE ROAD, FROM NINE MILE TO TEN MILE ROAD, IN LYON TOWNSHIP EXPECTED TO CLOSE APRIL 12

Traffic Alert Sign

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Currie Road from Nine Mile to Ten Mile Road in Lyon Township for a gravel road paving project starting approximately April 12 through early October.  

During construction, access to ho...

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Currie Road Construction Press Releases
Posted on: March 25, 2021

MAPLE RD, FROM FRANKLIN RD. TO INKSTER RD., EXPECTED TO CLOSE APRIL 8 THROUGH LATE SEPTEMBER

Detourahead

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) plans to close Maple Road from Inkster Road to Franklin Road in Bloomfield Township to through traffic beginning approximately April 8 through late September for road construction.    

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Maple Road Construction Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2021

BARRON RD CONSTRUCTION FROM GRANGE HALL TO GROVELAND RD STARTS MAR. 22; FULL CLOSURE STARTS APRIL 12

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects work to begin on Barron Road from Grange Hall Road to Groveland Road in Groveland Township on March 22.  

The road will close to traffic April 12 through approximately Nov. 5 for gravel road pa...

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Barron Road Press Releases
Posted on: March 18, 2021

RESIDENTS INVITED TO SIGN UP FOR GRAVEL ROADS DUST-CONTROL PROGRAM

RCOC tanker truck applying brine

Oakland County residents living on gravel roads who would like to participate in the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) dust-control program this year, can now submit their applications for the service. Applications must be received by Monday, Apri...

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Instructions and application Press Releases
Posted on: March 16, 2021

RCOC STILL LOOKING TO HIRE SEASONAL SUMMER LABORERS

jobs next exit, hiring summer laborers

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is still looking to hire seasonal summer laborers. 

The position pay rate is $12.25 per hour, and the positions are fulltime. Workers are expected to report in early June. The positions will last 10 to...

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Link to apply Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2021

RCOC TO APPLY SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS TO ROADS 0N MONDAY, MARCH 8, AT 6 AM

weight restrictions for 2021 on RCOC roads

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will apply seasonal spring weight restrictions to its non-all-weather roads next Monday, March 8, at 6 a.m. The restrictions limit the amount of weight trucks can carry on the roads and are intended t...

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List of roads Press Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2021

RCOC ADIVSES DRIVERS TO USE CAUTION ON GRAVEL ROADS

Gravel Road conditions in the spring with explanation

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) advises drivers to use caution on gravel roads during the upcoming weeks. Weather over the past few weeks, ranging from snow, rain, frigid temperatures and the current warmer conditions, is causing very rough ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2021

TINDALL ROAD NORTH OF EAST HOLLY ROAD EXPECTED TO CLOSE MAR. 1-APR. 20

Road Closed Ahead Sign

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has approved a permit allowing Burroughs Materials Inc. to close Tindall Road just north of East Holly Road on Groveland/Springfield township border for underground tunnel construction work b...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2021

RCOC LOOKING TO HIRE APPROXIMATELY 30 SEASONAL SUMMER LABORERS

Hiring summer laborers image with basic information on job requirements

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is looking to hire approximately 30 seasonal summer laborers. 

The position pay rate is $12.25 per hour, with a five-day work-week schedule. Workers are expected to report in early June. The positions ...

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Job link 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. 

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2021

RCOC BOARD RECOGNIZES CONTRIBUTIONS OF FORMER ROAD COMMISSIONER GREG JAMIAN

Commissioner Greg Jamian photo, served on RCOC board from 2009 to 2020

            The three members of the Board unanimously passed a resolution honoring Jamian, who was first appointed to the Board in 2009 and served for 12 years. His terms included four years ...

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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: December 11, 2020

STATE LEGISLATORS SIGN SPECIAL TRIBUTE THANKING RCOC WORKERS FOR EFFORTS DURING PANDEMIC

Greg Jamian (right) and Dennis Kolar display state tribute recognizing R.C.O.C. workers during pande

Five state legislators representing Oakland County recently signed a special tribute honoring Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) employees for their roles as essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

“Our employees are essential workers, an...

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House of Representatives Tribute Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

PROJECTS THAT COULD DELAY TRAFFIC ON RCOC ROADS DEC. 11 & DEC. 18 OR MIGHT START SHORTLY THEREAFTER

Construction update image

The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between December 11 and December 18 or may start shortly thereafter. 

It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that...

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Road Construction & Permit Projects Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2020

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

RCOC snowplow truck at the Southfield garage

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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Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2020

ROAD COMMISSION SEEKING INPUT ON PROPOSED 12 MILE IMPROVEMENT IN NOVI & WIXOM

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the cities of Novi and Wixom, is seeking public input as part of an extensive study of 12 Mile Road between Beck and Dixon roads in the two cities.

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12 Mile Road Information Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2020

ROAD COMMISSION SEEKING INPUT ON AVON/DEQUINDRE CORRIDOR PROJECT

Corridor concept graphic

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 25, 2020

ROAD COMMISSION BOARD ADOPTS $161 MILLION FY 2021 BUDGET

Budget image for 2020

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board of Road Commissioners today adopted a $161 million budget for the agency for fiscal year (FY) 2021.

            “Despite this being an extra...

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Budget Press Release/Summary of Expenses Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2020

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

Work Zone Safety image

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

safety image with yellow hard hat

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
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: July 17, 2019

BALDWIN ROAD WIDENING IN ORION TOWNSHIP WILL EXTEND INTO NEXT YEAR

new update

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