Roads & Construction

Published May 18, 2018

KEEGO HARBOR/ORCHARD LAKE/SYLVAN LAKE — On May 2, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution to help fund improvements to local roads. 

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Published May 15, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Traffic backups on Adams Road, at Gunn Road, have some residents concerned about plans for a roundabout at the intersection.

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Published May 15, 2018

METRO DETROIT — SMART is reporting that its new FAST limited-stop bus service, which runs along Woodward, Michigan and Gratiot avenues, has resulted in significant increases in ridership.

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Published May 15, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees voted 5-0, with Treasurer Teri Weingarden and Trustee Diane Rosenfeld Swimmer absent, to approve another preservation overlay project with the Road Commission for Oakland County May 7.

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Published May 11, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — Street repairs may be coming to a neighborhood near you, city officials said at a May 1 Sterling Heights City Council meeting. During a presentation on the city’s 2018-19 road repair plans, City Manager Mark Vanderpool said this year’s local streets concrete reconstruction plan aims to fix about 16,000 feet, or 3.03 miles, of local roads.

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Published May 8, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Plenty of attention has been paid to work on Interstate 696 this summer, but local roads will also be getting fixed.

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Published May 2, 2018

ROSEVILLE — Michigan Department of Transportation engineer Tony Kratofil gave a presentation to the Roseville City Council about the condition of Gratiot Avenue and MDOT’s asset management plan during its April 24 meeting.Read More

Published May 1, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Three large metal culverts under Walton Boulevard will be replaced this spring and summer.

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Published April 25, 2018

ROSEVILLE — The Michigan Department of Transportation announced April 20 that the Interstate 696 construction project closures will begin at 9 p.m. April 27. 

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Published April 25, 2018

PLEASANT RIDGE — Road resurfacing soon will be underway in Pleasant Ridge, as three streets will be redone in the coming months.Read More

Published April 24, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Gravel roads require dust control and grading, in addition to  periodic gravel and limestone applications.

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Published April 24, 2018

BINGHAM FARMS — Despite feedback from the community on a recent resident survey stating that people living in the village of Bingham Farms want to see a refurbishment of the medians on Telegraph Road, city officials said no work is currently planned after only one person showed up to a recent meeting to collect input on the potential project.

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Published April 18, 2018

The Eastpointe Police Department and the Roseville Police Department are cracking down on distracted driving to educate those behind the wheel and save lives. 

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Published April 18, 2018

e-year, 1-mill tax increase could soon be coming to Sterling Heights residents as a way to fund road repairs.

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Published April 16, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — This summer, voters in Clinton Township will have a say at the ballot box of whether they want to pay more taxes for better roads.

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Published April 13, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Drivers on gravel roads in West Bloomfield will see marked improvements in the township over the summer.

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Published April 13, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The second phase of the Maple Road resurfacing project began Monday, April 9.

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Published April 10, 2018

CLAWSON — Construction is set to begin April 16 on a resurfacing project targeting 14 Mile Road, from South Washington to Bellevue avenues, and Main Street, from Gardner to Broadacre avenues.

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Published April 10, 2018

ROYAL OAK — Based on a recommendation from the Royal Oak City Commission, Royal Oak will create new north and south bike lanes along Washington Avenue, from Woodward Avenue to Euclid, east across Euclid, and along North Main Street, from Euclid to Normandy Road.

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Published April 10, 2018

With an eye toward improving the streets of Berkley, the City Council recently approved a “complete streets” ordinance.

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