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Posted on: September 10, 2021

PROJECTS THAT COULD DELAY TRAFFIC ON RCOC ROADS SEPT. 10 & 17 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 Sept. 10 and Sept. 17 or may start shortly thereafter. 

It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission.

Please note: This information is subject to change. Projects can change from day to day, and traffic delays can develop in a matter of minutes due to weather, emergency situations, etc.

The project list is attached.                                         

Additional information about current and upcoming projects can also be viewed on the RCOC website:   2021 RCOC ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS (http://www.rcocweb.org/189/Road-Projects.           

2021 RCOC Road Construction and Permit Work Status (9/10/21 update)

ROAD

PROJECT LIMITS

COMMUNITY

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

CLOSURE

DETOUR

CONTRACTOR

PROJECT START

ESTIMATED COMPLETION

PROJECT INFORMATION

11 Mile Road Culvert Replacement

Just east of South Hill Road

Lyon Township

Culvert removal and replacement.

No. Flaggers will direct traffic during the work.

No

Fonson Company, Inc.

Late September, TBA

November, TBA

11 Mile Culvert Replacement

12 Mile Road

Lahser Road to Evergreen Road

Southfield

Reconstruction of road including asphalt paving, traffic signal upgrades, adding right-turn lanes at several locations, Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks, pathway construction and new curbs and gutters.

No. Two-way traffic maintained.

No

M.L. Chartier Excavating, Inc.

5/24

Late October

12 Mile Road, Lahser to Evergreen

12 Mile Road

Orchard Lake Road to Farmington Road

Farmington Hills

Asphalt resurfacing, some concrete repairs, Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks, repairs to curbs and gutters. Additionally, some side street approaches to 12 Mile Rd will be milled (grinding road surface) and paved with asphalt.

No; expect lane and some street approach closures. One lane of traffic will be maintained on 12 Mile Rd in each direction. Residential and business access maintained.

No

Ajax Paving

8/23

Early November

12 Mile Road, Orchard Lake to Farmington Road

14 Mile Road (PERMIT PROJECT)

Eastbound 14 Mile Road from Rochester to Campbell Road

 

 

 

 

Royal Oak and Clawson

City of Royal Oak water main replacement.

No. Expect eastbound right (outside) lane closure for the work.

 

 

 

No

City of Royal Oak

8/30

11/4

Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures

*14 Mile Road (PERMIT PROJECT)

West of Decker/Novi Road

Commerce Township, Novi and Walled Lake

Great Lakes Water Authority watermain replacement.

Yes. Westbound 14 Mile Rd is closed just west of Decker/Novi Rd. Eastbound 14 Mile Rd is open to traffic.

Westbound traffic detour is Pontiac Trail to Maple Rd to M-5, back to 14 Mile Rd.

Great Lakes Water Authority

1/4

9/15 (expected to reopen to traffic)

Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures

Adams Road

Long Lake Road to Square Lake Road

Troy and Bloomfield Township

Resurfacing with asphalt; upgrade to Long Lake/Adams Rd traffic signal; new center, left-turn lanes at Vineyards Dr. and Westview Rd; Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks; improved drainage; extension of some passing and right-turn lanes.

Yes, southbound Adams Rd is closed to through traffic. Northbound Adams Road remains open for local traffic only.

Southbound traffic detour is Adams Rd to Square Lake Rd to Coolidge Hwy to Long Lake Rd, back to Adams Rd.

Pro-Line Asphalt

6/14

Late October

Adams Road

Barron Road

Grange Hall Road to just north of Groveland Road

Groveland Township

Paving 2.39 miles of gravel road with asphalt, improved drainage, concrete curbs and gutters.

Yes. Residential and business access maintained.

Grange Hall Rd to Jossman Rd to Groveland Rd, back to Barron Rd and vice versa.

Iafrate Construction

4/12

Early November

Barron Road

Big Beaver Road (PERMIT PROJECT)

Just west of Dequindre Road (westbound lanes)

Troy

City of Troy watermain and sanitary sewer work.

No. Westbound Big Beaver Road will have lane closures just west of Dequindre Road (one lane will remain open for traffic during the work).

 

No

Pamar Enterprises

4/19

November, TBA

City of Troy Construction Updates

*Big Lake Road (PERMIT PROJECT)

Just west of Andersonville Road

Springfield Township

Canadian National railroad crossing repairs.

Yes.

Andersonville Rd to White Lake Rd to Ormond Rd, back to Big Lake Rd and vice versa.

Canadian National

9/20

9/24

Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures

*Cascade Street (PERMIT PROJECT)

Union Lake Road and Cooley Lake Road

Commerce Township

Construction of a traffic barrier on Cascade Street, just west of Union Lake Road.

Yes.

Union Lake Rd to Cooley Lake Rd, back to Cascade St and vice versa.

Mac Concrete Demolition

9/13

9/20

Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures

Clarkston Road (part of the Independence Township road funding millage)

Sashabaw Road to Flemings Lake Road

Independence Township

Closure is under I-75 for concrete barrier and culvert work. Project includes resurfacing work.

Yes. Residential and business access maintained during the work.

Flemings Lake Rd to Walters Rd to Waldon Rd to Sashabaw Rd, back to Clarkston Rd and vice versa.

Cadillac Asphalt

8/11

9/10 (road expected reopen to traffic; resurfacing work will continue with flaggers directing traffic until approximately late September)

Independence Township Road Improvement Millage

Concrete Slab Replacements

Various heavier traveled roads throughout Oakland County

Various

Remove and replace concrete.

No, expect lane closures and traffic delays.

No

Cipparrone Contracting

4/9

Fall, TBA

Concrete Slab Replacements

Currie Road

9 Mile Road to 10 Mile Road

Lyon Township

Gravel road paving (with asphalt) project that includes improved drainage, intersection improvements at Currie/10 Mile Road and new curbs and gutters.

 

 

 

Yes

10 Mile Rd to Napier Rd to 9 Mile Rd, back to Currie Rd and vice versa.

Iafrate Construction

4/12

Mid-September

Currie Road

*Davisburg/ Broadway Road (PERMIT PROJECT)

Dilley Road to Eaton Road

Springfield Township

Canadian National railroad crossing repairs.

Yes, residential and business access maintained.

Dixie Hwy to White Lake Rd to Andersonville Rd, back to Davisburg/Broadway and vice versa.

Canadian National

9/14

9/17

Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures

*Dilley Road (PERMIT PROJECT)

Just south of Davisburg Road

Springfield Township

Canadian National railroad crossing repairs

Yes, residential and business access maintained.

Davisburg (Broadway) Rd to Andersonville Rd to Clark Rd, back to Dilley Rd and vice versa.

Canadian National

9/20

9/24

Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures

Frembes Road

Dixie Highway and Hatchery Road

Waterford Township

Canadian National railroad crossing repairs.

Yes.

Hatchery Rd to Dixie Hwy, back to Frembes Rd and vice versa.

Canadian National

TBA

TBA

Permit Projects & Short-Term Road Closures

Greenfield Road (PERMIT PROJECT)

13 Mile Road to 14 Mile Road

Beverly Hills and Royal Oak

Consumers Energy gas main replacement work.

Yes, the road is closed to through traffic. Northbound Greenfield Road is open to local traffic only. Residential and business access maintained.

13 Mile Rd to Southfield Rd to 14 Mile Rd, back to Greenfield Rd and vice versa.

Consumers Energy

5/10

Late September

Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures

Livernois Road (PERMIT PROJECT)

Just south of Auburn Road

Rochester Hills

Pipeline maintenance under the road.

Yes.

Auburn Rd to Crooks Rd to South Blvd., back to Livernois Rd and vice versa.

Sunoco Pipeline, LLC

9/20

10/7

Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures

Long Lake Road

Northfield Parkway to the I-75 overpass

 

 

 

Troy

Remove and replace concrete.

No, expect lane closures.

No

Cipparrone Contracting

8/9

Mid-September

Concrete Slab Replacements

Maple Road

Franklin Road to Inkster Road

Bloomfield Township

Resurfacing, improved drainage, new traffic signals, addition of a center left-turn lane (from Inkster to east of Norham Rd), new curbs/gutters, culvert replacement east of Norham Rd and pathway construction on north side of Maple Rd.

Yes, residential and business access maintained.

Inkster Rd to Walnut Lake Rd to Franklin Rd, back to Maple Rd and vice versa.

Dan's Excavating

4/8

Mid-September

Maple Road

Maple Road (PERMIT PROJECT)

Middlebelt Road to Orchard Lake Road

West Bloomfield Township

Consumers Energy pipeline work.

No, there are lane and road-shoulder closures. Additionally, flaggers will direct traffic when necessary.

No

Michels Corporation

4/15

Mid-September

Consumers Energy

Middlebelt Road (PERMIT PROJECT)

13 Mile Road to Maple Road

Farmington Hills and West Bloomfield Township

Consumers Energy pipeline work.

No, there are lane and road-shoulder closures. Additionally, flaggers will direct traffic when necessary.

No

Michels Corporation

4/15

Mid-September

Consumers Energy

Milford Road Culvert Replacement

Just east of Water Road over Buckhorn Creek

Rose Township

Remove and replace a culvert under the road. Work also includes asphalt paving, new storm sewers, replacement of guardrails and installation of curbs and gutters.

 

Yes.

Fenton Rd to Hickory Ridge Rd to Middle Rd, back to Milford Rd and vice versa.

Superior Company, Inc.

9/13

Mid-November

Milford Road Culvert

Orchard Lake Road (northbound)

Long Lake Road to Indian Trail

West Bloomfield Township

Guardrail replacement

Yes, just northbound Orchard Lake Rd. Periodic closures from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Southbound Orchard Lake Rd will remain open to traffic.

For northbound Orchard Lake Rd traffic detour is Long Lake Rd to Middlebelt Rd, back to Orchard Lake Rd.

RCOC

7/8

TBA

Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures

Preservation Overlays (Simple Resurfacing)

Various heavier traveled roads throughout Oakland County

Various

Simple resurfacing with placing 2-2.5 inches of asphalt on the road surface; work is weather-dependent.

No, expect traffic delays.

No

Cadillac Asphalt and Ace-Saginaw Paving

5/11

Fall, TBA

2021 Project List

*Rattalee Lake Road (PERMIT PROJECT)

Eagle Road and Terrace Road

Rose Township

Canadian National railroad crossing repairs.

Yes

Eagle Rd to Davisburg Rd to Terrace Rd, back to Rattalee Lake Rd and vice versa.

Canadian National

9/13

9/17

Permit Projects & Short-Term Road Closures

Sashabaw Road and Oakhill Road Roundabout

Sashabaw Road and Oakhill Road intersection

Brandon and Independence townships

Construction of a compact roundabout, reconstruction of one-third mile of roadway with asphalt, improved drainage, Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks, lighting and new curbs and gutters.

Yes

Sashabaw Rd detour: Seymour Lake Rd to Baldwin Rd to Clarkston Rd, back to Sashabaw. Oakhill Rd detour: Perry Lake Rd to Seymour Lake Rd to Dartmouth Rd back to Oakhill Rd

Iafrate Construction

9/7

Mid-November

Oakhill/Sashabaw Road Compact Roundabout

Subdivision Roads (Special Assessment District)

Various subdivision roads in Oakland County townships

Various townships

Reconstruction and resurfacing roads with asphalt.

No

No

Various

Various start dates

Late fall

Special Assessment District (SAD) Projects

Walton Blvd.

Dixie Hwy to east of Sashabaw Road

Waterford Township

Reconstruction of road including asphalt paving, upgrading traffic signal, Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks and new curbs.

No; two-way traffic maintained during construction.

No

Pro-Line Asphalt

4/19

Mid-September (traffic signal work will continue after fully opening the road to traffic)

Walton Blvd.

*Ware Road

South of Big Lake Road

Springfield Township

Canadian National railroad crossing repairs.

Yes

No (closure is south of residential area and north of the Ware Road dead end)

Canadian National

9/27

10/1

Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures

White Lake Road (part of the Independence Township road funding millage)

Andersonville Road to the Clarkston Village limits

Independence Township

Preliminary work on road shoulders and structures to prepare for paving. Paving expected late September.

No

No

Cadillac Asphalt

8/18 (preliminary work on road shoulders and structures; paving work expected to start late Sept.)

Late October

Independence Township Road Improvement Millage

 *indicates new or updated project; TBA (To Be Announced) 

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