Adams Road, Hamlin to Walton Blvd., Planning & Environmental Linkage (PEL) Study


The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the City of Rochester Hills and Oakland University have joined forces to conduct a study to determine the future of Adams Road, Hamlin Road to Walton Boulevard.


A public visioning workshop will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the University Presbyterian Church, 1385 South Adams Road, Rochester Hills. 

Anyone wishing to attend the Sept. 20 workshop who requires special accommodations in accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Title VI, including those requiring language assistance, should call RCOC at 248-645-2000 and ask to be directed to the RCOC Planning and Environmental Concerns Department to submit your request. The Road Commission will provide such services, free of charge, with reasonable advanced notice.

Download the workshop flier HERE

Visioning Adams Road website:

A Visioning Adams Road website has been launched to share information about the study and to receive public input:

The website provides an overview of the process and offers the opportunity for the public and stakeholders to participate in the process.  Additionally, the website includes an interactive map, an online survey and an "ideas wall". Project documents and information about the public workshop are also on the website.  

How is the study funded?

The Adams Road study is funded by a $2 million federal Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant. It will include a Planning and Environmental Linkage (PEL) study and subsequent Environmental Assessment (EA) of the corridor.  RCOC and the City of Rochester Hills are splitting the required local match of $500,000 to complete the study. 

Download the BUILD grant application HERE.

Adams Road PEL study graphic information with survey link