Bloomfield Township expects to close Long Lake Road between the north and south legs of Franklin Road starting Monday, September 12, for emergency repairs of a failing sanitary sewer. The original start date of Sept. 6 was changed by the township.
The work is being done under a permit issued by the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC). The work is expected to be completed and the road re-opened on Oct. 31.
During the work, access to homes and businesses on Long Lake Road will be maintained. The closure is between Groton Road and Pine Tree Trail. Residents living along those roads will not have access to Long Lake Road and will need to use Franklin Road.
The detour for through traffic is Telegraph Road to Lone Pine Road to Franklin Road, back to Long Lake Road and vice versa.
This segment of Long Lake Road carries approximately 17,500 vehicles daily.