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Posted on: August 3, 2021

CLARKSTON RD. CLOSURE FROM SASHABAW TO FLEMINGS LAKE RD. IN INDEPENDENCE TWP., IS DELAYED UNTIL 8/10

delay yellow signs for project start postponement

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has approved delaying the closure of Clarkston Road from Sashabaw Road to Flemings Lake Road in Independence Township until Tuesday, Aug. 10. The road was originally expected to close on Aug. 4; however, the c...

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Independence Township Road Millage Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2021

10 MILE RD. AT PIERCE AVE. IN SOUTHFIELD TO CLOSE AUG. 9 - SEPT. 7 FOR SANITARY SEWER WORK

Sanitary sewer cover

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has issued a permit allowing Pamar Enterprises to close the 10 Mile Road/Pierce Avenue intersection, located between Southfield and Greenfield roads, in Southfield for sanitary sewer installation for the City ...

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Permit Work and Short-Term Road Closures Press Releases
Posted on: August 2, 2021

NORTH HALF OF THE WALTON/SASHABAW INTERSECTION IN WATERFORD TWP. TO CLOSE MONDAY, AUG. 9

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will close the north leg of the Walton Blvd./Sashabaw Road intersection in Waterford Township for continued construction starting Monday, Aug. 9. The closure will last for approximately seven days.  &...

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Walton Blvd. Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2021

PROJECTS THAT COULD DELAY TRAFFIC ON RCOC ROADS JULY 30 & AUG. 6 OR MIGHT START SHORTLY THEREAFTER

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The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between July 30 and August 6 or may start shortly thereafter. 

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

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Weekly Road Construction & Permits Update Press Releases
Posted on: July 30, 2021

RCOC CONTINUES STORM CLEANUP EFFORTS THROUGH THE WEEKEND

2021 storm clean up along Cross Road in White Lake Township, featuring tree debris removal

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) continues efforts to clear tree debris and address gravel road conditions resulting from last weekend’s tornado and storm. Staff plans to work through the weekend on roads in hardest-hit areas. &...

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Report an Issue Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2021

UNION LAKE ROAD EXPECTED TO CLOSE AUG. 2 BETWEEN WISE AND COMMERCE ROADS

Close up of the culvert/lake-level structure underneath Union Lake Rd. just south of Wise Rd.

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with Commerce Township, will close Union Lake Road to through traffic, between Wise and Commerce roads Monday, Aug. 2, through late September, to replace a culvert.   

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Union Lake Road Culvert Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2021

CN RAILROAD TO CLOSE GIDDINGS RD BETWEEN SILVERBELL AND WALDON IN ORION TWP. AUG. 5 THROUGH AUG. 6

Railroad Crossing

Canadian National (CN) Railroad will close Giddings Road between Silverbell Road and Waldon Road in Orion Township on Thursday, Aug. 5, through Friday, Aug. 6, for railroad-crossing repairs.

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 29, 2021

GREENFIELD RD FROM 13 MILE TO 14 MILE WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL LATE AUG.

Utility Work

Consumers Energy will keep Greenfield Road closed to through traffic from 13 Mile Road to 14 Mile Road on the Royal Oak/Beverly Hills border for gas main replacement work until late August.

Consumers had previously expected to reopen the road in late July...

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Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2021

RCOC BEVERLY HILLS AND WATERFORD (PVR) BUILDINGS TO OPEN TO PUBLIC AUG. 2

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will reopen its Beverly Hills and Waterford Township (Paul Van Roekel Service Center) buildings to the public starting Monday, Aug. 2. This is the first time both buildings will be open to the public since Mar...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2021

CLARKSTON RD. EXPECT TO CLOSE FROM FLEMINGS LAKE TO SASHABAW RD FOR RESURFACING ON AUG. 4

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Clarkston Road from Sashabaw Road to Flemings Lake Road in Independence Township from Aug. 4 through early September for resurfacing work. The start date is weather-dependent and could change....

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Independence Township Road Millage Press Releases
Posted on: July 23, 2021

PROJECTS THAT COULD DELAY TRAFFIC ON RCOC ROADS JULY 23 & JULY 30 OR MIGHT START SHORTLY THEREAFTER

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The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between July 23 and July 30 or may start shortly thereafter. 

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

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Road Construction & Permit Projects Update Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2021

UNION LAKE ROAD CLOSURE, BETWEEN WISE AND COMMERCE ROADS IN COMMERCE TWP., IS DELAYED

View of the culvert with the Union Lake Rd./Wise Rd. intersection pre-construction behind

The contractor for the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has delayed the closure of  Union Lake Road, between Wise and Commerce roads in Commerce Twp., for a culvert removal and replacement project. The road was rescheduled to close on Tu...

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Union Lake Road Culvert Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2021

RATTALEE LAKE ROAD CLOSURE FROM EAGLE ROAD TO TERRACE ROAD IS DELAYED BY CN

Railroad Crossing

Canadian National (CN) Railroad has delayed plans to close Rattalee Lake Road between Eagle Road and Terrace Road in Rose Township for railroad crossing repairs. The closure had been scheduled for Wednesday, July 28. A new date will be announced soon. &am...

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Permit Work and Short-Term Road Closures Press Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2021

RAILROAD CROSSING REPAIRS WILL CLOSE CLARK RD FROM MEADOW LANE TO HOGBACK LAKE RD ON JULY 26

Railroad Crossing Sign

Canadian National (CN) Railroad will close Clark Road from Meadow Lane to Hogback Lake Road in Springfield Township starting on Monday, July 26, for railroad-crossing repair work.

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Permit Work and Short-Term Road Closures Press Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2021

RCOC ISSUES REQUEST FOR CONSULTANT ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR FY 2022-24

Engineering Services image for design services. Photo of engineer and deadline of Aug. 20 @ 3 p.m.

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is seeking consultant engineering services for various federal, state and locally-funded road and bridge projects for fiscal years 2022 through 2024.

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Engineering Services RFQ Press Releases
Posted on: July 19, 2021

STAGE 2 CONCRETE REPAIRS AT THE GRAND RIVER AVENUE/NOVI ROAD INTERSECTION EXPECTED TO START JULY 19

Concrete slab replacement work on Grand River Ave. east of Novi Rd.

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin the second stage of concrete repairs at the Grand River Avenue/Novi Road intersection today, Monday, July 19.  

The project is expected to be completed in early August.  

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Concrete Slab Replacements Press Releases
Posted on: July 16, 2021

LOOP RD., NORTH OF 14 MILE RD., TO CLOSE FOR EMERGENCY SEWER REPAIRS STARTING JULY 22

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The Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office will close Loop Road, just north of 14 Mile Road, in Commerce Township starting Thursday, July 22, for emergency sanitary sewer repairs.   

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Permit Work and Short-Term Road Closures Press Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2021

ADOPT-A-ROAD CLEAN-UP IS JULY 17 THROUGH JULY 25

Adopt a Road  -- Elizabeth Lake

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

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Adopt-A-Road Press Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2021

ROAD COMMISSION IS HIRING FULL-TIME ROAD WORKERS (LABORER/CDL-A TRUCK DRIVER POSITIONS)

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is looking to hire people who want to help keep Oakland County great by helping to maintain the county road system.

            “We think of these people as...

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RCOC Careers Page Press Releases
Posted on: July 12, 2021

UNION LAKE ROAD TO BE CLOSED BETWEEN WISE RD. AND COMMERCE RD. JULY 22 UNTIL LATE SEPTEMBER

View of the culvert with the Union Lake Rd./Wise Rd. intersection pre-construction behind

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with Commerce Township, will close Union Lake Road to through traffic, between Wise and Commerce roads, to replace a culvert and lake-level structure under the road. The road is expected to clo...

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Union Lake Road Culvert Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2021

SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS TO THE BARRON ROAD/GRANGE HALL RD INTERSECTION EXPECTED TO START JULY 12

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin work on safety improvements to the Barron Road/Grange Hall Road intersection in Groveland Township on Monday, July 12. The work is expected to last through late August.

The intersection will re...

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Barron Road Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2021

SOUTHBOUND ADAMS RD, FROM LONG LAKE TO SQUARE LAKE, WILL CLOSE ON JUNE 28

Adams Road between South Blvd and I-75 (looking south) taken on 11/28/18

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) contractor working on Adams Road between Long Lake Road and Square Lake Road, on the border of Troy and Bloomfield Township, is now planning to close the road to southbound traffic next Monday, June 28.

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Adams Road Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2021

OAKLAND'S TRAFFIC-FATALITY RATE REMAINS WELL BELOW STATE, NATIONAL RATES

Beverly Hills, MI —  Once again in 2020, Oakland County saw a substantially lower traffic-fatality rate on its roads than either the state or national rates.

            The county, state and n...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 11, 2021

ADAMS RD WORK, FROM SQUARE LAKE TO LONG LAKE RD, EXPECTED TO START 6/14; SB ADAMS TO CLOSE 6/21

Adams Road pre-construction between Square Lake and Long Lake roads

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Troy and Bloomfield Township, is rehabilitating and repaving Adams Road between Long Lake Road and Square Lake Road, on the border of these two communities. The work is expecte...

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Adams Raod Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2021

CONCRETE SLAB REPLACEMENT ON ORCHARD LAKE RD FROM JUST SOUTH OF 11 MILE RD TO I-696 STARTS JUNE 14

Concrete work sample photo (image taken on Crooks Road near Fountain Drive)

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin replacing concrete slabs on Orchard Lake Road from just south of 11 Mile Road to I-696 in Farmington Hills starting Monday, June 14.   The start date of June 10 was delayed by the contracto...

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Concrete Slab Replacements Press Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2021

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

Sample photo of concrete slab removal and replacement

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.  

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Concrete Slab Replacements Press Releases
Posted on: June 4, 2021

CRANBROOK ROAD TO CLOSE BETWEEN 14 MILE AND MAPLE ON JUNE 17 FOR RESURFACING AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

Cranbrook Road pre-construction closer to 14 Mile intersection (looking southbound)

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Birmingham and Bloomfield Twp., expects to close Cranbrook Road between 14 Mile Road and Maple Road on the border of the two communities on June 14 with a lane closure. &nb...

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Cranbrook Road Press Releases
Posted on: June 3, 2021

MILLING AND REPAVING ON ADAMS ROAD, BETWEEN LONG LAKE & SQUARE LAKE, EXPECTED TO START JUNE 14

Adams Road pre-construction between Square Lake and Long Lake roads (looking northbound)

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Troy and Bloomfield Township, is rehabilitating and repaving Adams Road between Long Lake Road and Square Lake Road, on the border of these two communities. The work is expecte...

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Adams Raod Press Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2021

12 MILE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION, FROM LAHSER TO EVERGREEN IN SOUTHFIELD, SET TO BEGIN MAY 24

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Southfield, expects to begin reconstruction of 12 Mile Road, from Lahser Road to Evergreen Road in Southfield, on Monday, May 24. 

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12 Mile Road, Lahser to Evergreen Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2021

RCOC TO START PRESERVATION OVERLAYS ON 62 MILES OF ROADS ON MAY 11

White Lake Road west of Andersonville, flagman directing traffic

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin its preservation overlay, or simple resurfacing, program on Tuesday, May 11. The first road to be addressed will be Pontiac Lake Road from Hospital Road to Williams Lake Road in Waterford Township.&...

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Project List Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2021

CONCRETE SLAB REPLACEMENT ON BIG BEAVER RD FROM ROCHESTER TO DEQUINDRE RD IN TROY TO START MAY 6

Sample photo of concrete slab removal and replacement

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin replacing concrete on Big Beaver Road from Rochester to Dequindre Road in Troy starting Thursday, May 6.  

            The work will sta...

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Concrete Slab Replacements Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2021

WATERMAIN WORK CONTINUES ON 14 MILE ROAD FROM WEST OF DECKER/NOVI RD TO WELCH RD

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The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) continues watermain replacement work on 14 Mile Road from just west Decker Road/Novi Road to Welch Road on the border of Novi, Walled Lake and Commerce Twp.

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Great Lakes Water Authority Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2021

CONSUMERS ENERGY PIPELINE WORK ON ROADS IN FARMINGTON HILLS AND WEST BLOOMFIELD TWP STARTS TODAY

Utility Work

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has approved a permit allowing Consumers Energy pipeline work on Middlebelt Road from 13 Mile Road to Maple Road and Maple Road from Middlebelt Road to Orchard Lake Road in the communities of Farmington Hills ...

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Consumers Energy Press Releases
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

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.  

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Concrete Slab Replacements Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2021

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

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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.  

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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

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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: 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 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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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