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June 7, 2021 7:00 AM

CONCRETE REPAIRS AT THE GRAND RIVER AVENUE/NOVI ROAD INTERSECTION IN NOVI EXPECTED TO START JUNE 14

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin concrete repairs at the Grand River Avenue/Novi Road intersection beginning Monday, June 14.

The project is expected to be completed in early September.

The construction will be split into two stages requiring separate road closures of Grand River Avenue at Novi Road. Novi Road at Grand River Avenue will have one lane open in each direction during work.

Stage 1 requires the closure of Grand River Avenue from Novi Road west to Crescent Boulevard, starting approximately Monday, June 14. During construction, the detour route for Grand River traffic is Crescent Boulevard to Town Center Drive, back to Grand River and vice versa. Northbound and southbound Novi Road traffic will not be able to turn onto Grand River Avenue.
Stage 2 requires the closure of Grand River Avenue from Novi Road east to Town Center Drive. Work is expected to start following Stage 1 completion, including the reopening of the intersection’s west leg (date to be announced). The detour route for Grand River traffic will be Town Center Drive to Crescent Boulevard, back to Grand River Avenue and vice versa. During this stage, Novi Road traffic will not be able to turn east onto Grand River Avenue. The approximately $1.4 million project is seventy-five percent funded with federal dollar with the remaining cost paid by RCOC.
The project includes:

Replacement of concrete on southbound Novi Road trough lanes and center left-turn lane between Main Street and the end of the concrete north of the intersection.
Replacement of some curbs and gutters.
Removal and replacement of two eastbound through lanes of Grand River Avenue from Crescent Boulevard (west of Novi Road) to the end of concrete east of Novi Road.
Removal and replacement of Grand River Avenue center left-turn lane west of Novi Road.
Removal and replacement of a select few concrete slabs in the westbound lanes of Grand River Avenue. All westbound lanes, expect the right-turn lane, will be replaced east of Novi Road.
Traffic signal modification.
Upgrading of pedestrian crosswalks to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
The Grand River Avenue/Novi Road intersection carries approximately 47,000 vehicles daily. The contractor for the project is Dilisio Contracting of Clinton Township.

For more information the Grand River Avenue/Novi Road intersection project, visit: http://rcocweb.org/419/Concrete-Slab-Replacement.

Sample photo of concrete slab removal and replacem
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