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Posted on: February 2, 2024

FEB. 15 PUBLIC MEETING FOR 2024 RESURFACING ON 12 MILE RD, TELEGRAPH TO NORTHWESTERN HWY.

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Southfield, will host a public information meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15, about the planned 2024 planned resurfacing of 12 Mile Road, Telegraph Road to Northwestern Highway.

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12 Mile Road, Northwestern Hwy. to Telegraph Road Press Releases
Posted on: January 29, 2024

RCOC PUBLISHES BIENNIAL STRATEGIC PLANNING REPORT

Strategic Plan cover for 2023 report

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has published the 2023 edition of its Strategic Planning Report, which summarizes the biennial meetings that agency leaders conduct individually with the leadership of virtually every community in the county. ...

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Strategic Plan Press Releases
Posted on: January 9, 2024

INDIANWOOD RD WILL CLOSE STARTING JAN. 16 BETWEEN JOSLYN AND LAPEER (M-24) ROADS IN ORION TWP.

Indianwood Road Culvert prior to construction, located between M-24 and Joslyn Rd, Orion Twp.

Indianwood Road will be closed between Joslyn Road and Lapeer Road (M-24) in Orion Township from approximately Tuesday, Jan. 16, through Monday, March 11, for private utility relocation (gas main, communications lines) in preparation for the 2024 replacem...

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Indianwood Road Culvert Replacement Press Releases
Posted on: January 4, 2024

LALONDE REMAINS RCOC CHAIR, MCPHERSON NAMED VICE CHAIR

From left to right: Chair Andrea LaLonde, Vice Chair Eric McPherson and Commissioner Nancy Quarles

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board of Road Commissioners, at its regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 14, re-elected Andrea LaLonde as Board chair and selected Eric McPherson as vice chair for one-year terms for 2024.

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 6, 2023

DEQUINDRE CLOSED TODAY, AVON TO HAMLIN, IS CLOSED FOR GLWA INFRASTRUCTURE WORK

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The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) and the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) today (Monday, Nov. 6), closed Dequindre Road between Avon and Hamlin Roads on the Rochester Hills/Shelby Township border as work on the next phase of GLWA’...

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GLWA 96-Inch Water Transmission Main Relocation Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2023

RCOC PREPARING FOR SNOW BY REVIEWING WINTER OPERATIONS WITH STAFF, HIRING PART-TIME WORKERS

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is in the process of reviewing its winter operations with its truck drivers and mechanics are preparing its winter-maintenance equipment including trucks and plows in anticipation of the inevitable arrival of ...

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Winter Maintenance Fact Sheet (pdf) Press Releases
Posted on: October 26, 2023

Leading in sustainable safety: US DOT helps kick off RCOC's groundbreaking project

US DOT Robert Hampshire and RCOC Chair Andrea LaLonde speaking at grant announcement event

Thanks to a US Department of Transportation (US DOT) grant, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is spearheading a transformative project to deploy and operate advanced vehicle technology in Oakland County. The project, entitled "Leading in ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 23, 2023

GLWA BEGINS NEXT PHASE OF SIGNIFICANT INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS ALONG DEQUINDRE ROAD

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DETROIT – The Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) and the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) are beginning work on the next phase of significant infrastructure improvements in the area of Dequindre Road between Avon Road and Hamlin Road alo...

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GLWA 96-Inch Water Transmission Main Relocation Press Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2023

RCOC BOARD APPROVES $194 MILLION FY 2024 ROAD COMMISSION BUDGET

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board of Road Commissioners today, Thursday, Sept. 21, approved the $193.9 million fiscal-year 2024 Road Commission budget.

The budget represents about a $15.8 million increase from the fiscal-year 2023 budget ...

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2024 Budget Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2023

PREPARATIONS FOR 2024 RESURFACING & WIDENING ON GRAND RIVER AVE., NAPIER TO WIXOM RD., STARTS OCT. 2

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Wixom and Lyon Township, will begin preparation work for 2024 resurfacing and widening work on Grand River Avenue, from Napier Road to Wixom Road starting Monday, Oct. 2.

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Grand River Avenue, Napier to Wixom Road Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2023

RCOC TO HOST PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING SEPT. 28 ABOUT PLANNED BALDWIN RD./CLARKSTON RD. ROUNDABOUT

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 The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with Orion Township, will host a public information meeting on Thursday, Sept. 28, about the planned 2024 construction of a roundabout at the Baldwin Road/Clarkston Road intersection ...

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Baldwin Road/Clarkson Road Roundabout Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2023

PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING ON 9/21 ABOUT 2024 CONSTRUCTION ON BROWN, GIDDINGS & SILVER BELL ROADS

Brown, Giddings and Silver Bell roads prior to construction

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with Orion Township and Auburn Hills, will host a public information meeting on Thursday, Sept. 21, about the planned 2024 reconstruction of Brown, Giddings and Silver Bell roads from Jamm Road...

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Brown, Giddings and Silver Bell Roads Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2023

OAKLAND COUNTY TRAFFIC-FATALITY RATE REMAINS WELL BELOW STATE AND NATIONAL LEVELS

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             Once again in 2022, Oakland County saw a substantially lower traffic-fatality rate on its roads than either the state or national rates.

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Press Release with data Press Releases
Posted on: June 9, 2023

WALDON RD., BALDWIN RD. TO CLINTONVILLE RD., TO CLOSE JUNE 19 FOR GRAVEL ROAD PAVING

Waldon Road, Clintonville Road to Baldwin Road, prior to gravel road paving and roundabout construct

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with Independence and Orion townships, is planning to close Waldon Road, Baldwin Road to Clintonville Road, on Monday, June 19, for the start of a two-year gravel-road paving and safety-improve...

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Waldon Road Press Releases
Posted on: February 3, 2023

PARTNERSHIP ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF PHASE ONE OF STUDY OF ADAMS ROAD CORRIDOR, HAMLIN TO WALTON BLVD

Adams Road corridor front page of phase one study results

The City of Rochester Hills, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) and Oakland University have completed the first phase of a study to determine the future of the Adams Road corridor from Hamlin Road to Walton Blvd. in the city. 

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Adams Road Corridor PEL Study Press Releases