Waldon Road, Baldwin to Clintonville Road

PROJECT LIMITS/COMMUNITIES/FUNDING: 

PROJECT LIMITS:  Baldwin Road to Clintonville Road

COMMUNITIES:  Independence Township and Orion Township

FUNDING:  The estimated $11 million project is funded by the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), Independence Township, Orion Township and Oakland County general government (through the Tri-Party Program). 


PUBLIC MEETING:

DATE:  Wednesday, March 16, 2022

TIME:  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

LOCATION:   Sashabaw Middle School Cafeteria, 5565 Pine Knob Lane, Independence Township, MI 48346 (the cafeteria in the back back of the building and participants will need to use door 11 for entrance into the school).

MEETING INFORMATION:  No formal presentation.  RCOC staff will be available to review and discuss plans with participants.  

Waldon Road Information and Public Meeting Flier

Waldon Road Public Meeting Press Release



PROJECT DETAILS:

The project will include:

  • Paving this unpaved section of Waldon Road with asphalt, including six-to-eight foot paved shoulders.
  • Construction of a roundabout at the Waldon Road/Clintonville Road intersection (expected in 2024).
  • Realign curves on Waldon Road to enhance safety. 
  • Replace three large culverts under the road (two culverts will be removed and replaced in 2023; third culvert will be removed and replaced in 2024).
  • Construct an eight-foot wide pathway adjacent to the road between Montclair Drive and Baldwin Road.
  • Realign the stream west of Clintonville Road (expected in 2024). 
  • Tree removal (expected in the winter of 2023).
  • Utility relocation (expected in the fall of 2022).
  • Removal of a peat bog under the road (scheduled for 2023). 

PHASE I (2023) CONSTRUCTION TIMELINE/CONTRACTOR/DETOUR:

START DATE:  To Be Announced (TBA)

EXPECTED COMPLETION: TBA

CONTRACTOR:  TBA

Phase I includes the removal of a peat bog under the road, replacement of two culverts and paving the eastern half of Waldon Road.

ROAD CLOSURE:  Yes, access to homes and businesses will be maintained at all times.

DETOUR:  TBA

PHASE 2 (2024) CONSTRUCTION/TIMELINE/CONTRACTOR/DETOUR:

START DATE:  To Be Announced (TBA)

EXPECTED COMPLETION: TBA

CONTRACTOR:  TBA

Phase 2 construction includes paving the western half of Baldwin Road, construction of a roundabout at the Waldon Road/Clintonville Road intersection, replacement of the third culvert and stream relocation.  

ROAD CLOSURE:  Yes, access to homes and businesses will be maintained at all times.

DETOUR:  TBA

PROJECT IMAGE OVERVIEW:

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