The contractor for the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Baldwin Road widening project in Orion Township, Dan’s Excavating of Shelby Township, anticipates closing Waldon Road at the west side of Baldwin Road, on Monday, March 30, and Maybee Road on the west side of Baldwin Road on Monday, April 6. These dates are weather dependent and could change.
Once closed, both roads are expected to remain closed until early July, though the duration could be shorter or longer depending on weather and other factors.
The closures are necessary for watermain and storm sewer installations and concrete paving as part of the ongoing Baldwin widening and reconstruction project from Morgan to Waldon.
The detour for the Waldon Road closure until Maybee Road closes is Baldwin Road to Maybee Road to Clintoville Road, back to Waldon Road and vice versa.
The detour for the Maybee Road closure and Waldon closure after Maybee closes (after approximately April 6) is Baldwin Road to Gregory Road to Rohr Road, back to Maybee Road and vice versa.
Waldon Road west of Baldwin carries approximately 1,850 vehicles daily. Maybee Road carries approximately 6,800 vehicles daily.
Once the west legs of Waldon and Maybee re-open, the east legs are expected to close for similar work on the east sides of the intersections. This is the final phase of the $50 million Baldwin Road project, and construction work is expected to be completed in late fall.
For more information on the Baldwin Road project, visit: http://www.rcocweb.org/329/Baldwin-Road.