12 Mile Road, Lahser to Telegraph 2020

Project description: Repaving Lahser Road from Telegraph Road (US 24) to Lahser Road

Community:  Southfield

Estimated project cost and funding sources: The project is expected to cost $1.7 million. It is being funded by the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the City of Southfield and Oakland County general government (through the Tri-Party Program).

Construction information --  The project involves: 

  • Milling (grinding off the top layer of existing pavement) 
  • Repaving this one-mile section of 12 Mile Road with asphalt
  • Some curb and gutter replacement 
  • Reconstructing pedestrian crosswalk ramps to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Installation of new pedestrian crosswalk signals 
  • Guardrail improvements 
  • New bus-stop pads

One lane in each direction will remain open throughout the project. Access to all homes and business along the road will be maintained at all times.

Project start: June 1, 2020

Project completion:  Late fall  Sept. 2 (open to traffic with periodic lane closures for behind the curb restoration of turf)

Contractor:  Cadillac Asphalt

Contractor website:  CLICK HERE

Detour: No

QUESTIONS?  CALL 877-858-4804 OR EMAIL dcsmail@rcoc.org