Roads & Construction

Published April 1, 2024

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — This month, the Michigan Department of Transportation will begin rebuilding the Interstate-75 business loop, which comprises Square Lake Road from Woodward Avenue to I-75 in Bloomfield Township.

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Published March 29, 2024

EASTPOINTE — The “road diet” plan to change Nine Mile Road from five lanes to three lanes between Pleasant and Tuscany avenues has been nixed.

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Published March 21, 2024

NOVI — Orange flowers, aka construction barrels, are blooming again this year as construction of the Interstate 96 Flex Route returns for a third and final season, along with several other construction projects.

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Published March 19, 2024

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Additional work needs to be done before a Neff Road project can be completed in Grosse Pointe City.

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Published March 17, 2024

METRO DETROIT — Road salt usage is down 37% this winter among Michigan’s 9,700 miles of trunkline highways.

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Published March 15, 2024

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MACOMB COUNTY — Closing parts of M-53 throughout this year’s construction season might mean detours or fewer open lanes, but it will extend the highway’s lifespan for years to come, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.

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Published March 1, 2024

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights’ quest to keep its streets safer from speeders has taken another lap.

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Published March 1, 2024

C&G Newspapers

MACOMB COUNTY — Despite some odd winter weather, cold-weather traffic safety concerns have not melted away.

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Published February 20, 2024

BIRMINGHAM — A controversy over a planned road, sewer and sidewalk project sparked by low water pressure for fire hydrants on two residential streets bubbled over into allegations of political attacks recently.

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Published February 9, 2024

EASTPOINTE — A section of Nine Mile Road between Kelly Road and Gratiot Avenue will undergo a transformation.

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Published February 8, 2024

SOUTHFIELD — The Road Commission for Oakland County and the city of Southfield will host a public information meeting about the 2024 resurfacing of 12 Mile Road from Telegraph Road to Northwestern Highway 4:30-7 p.m. Feb. 15 at Adlai Stevenson Elementary School, 27777 Lahser Road.

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Published February 7, 2024

NOVI — A portion of Wixom Road is closed to through traffic while a sewer is being installed under the road.

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Published February 7, 2024

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The Broughton Road extension project will remain in the concept stages for a little longer.

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Published February 6, 2024

FERNDALE — Ferndale’s road improvements will continue this spring with the city’s 2024 pavement improvement program.

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Published January 24, 2024

SOUTHFIELD — After being delayed multiple times due to winter weather conditions Jan. 12, 16, 22 and 23, the bridge work scheduled for east of Telegraph Road as part of the Restore the Reuther project was rescheduled again tentatively for Jan. 25.

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Published January 24, 2024

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — New year, new roads? That’s what one Harrison Township neighborhood might be getting.

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Published January 23, 2024

BERKLEY — The Berkley City Council approved funding to continue its road rehabilitation project for multiple residential streets.

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Published January 23, 2024

FERNDALE — The majority of the Woodward Avenue streetscape project has been completed since the fall, but some incomplete elements have led to parking issues on the street.

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Published January 23, 2024

MADISON HEIGHTS — Improved lighting, extra signage, adjusted speed limits, more police or crossing guards. There are many ways to tackle traffic safety, and policymakers in Madison Heights cite it as a high priority this year.

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Published January 23, 2024

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — In a move aimed at enhancing pedestrian connectivity and ensuring safety for residents, initial work on constructing a new pedestrian bridge over the Lawson Drain on the north side of 25 Mile Road, between Mound Road and Van Dyke Ave, will begin this month.

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