Roads & Construction

Published May 16, 2024

MADISON HEIGHTS — Hot off the heels of the massive “Modernize I-75” initiative that ensnarled traffic in and around Madison Heights for years, the Michigan Department of Transportation is finalizing plans for the last leg of another freeway project.

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Published May 6, 2024

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — The expansion on Garfield Road is far from over, and not even the existing roadway is safe from the call of the construction barrels.

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Published May 5, 2024

EASTPOINTE — Last month, Eastpointe was awarded one of eight grants by the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, or SEMCOG, to conduct formal safety performance examinations of existing or planned roads and intersections.

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Published April 23, 2024

ROCHESTER HILLS — A portion of Walton Boulevard is down to two lanes due to construction, which means traffic delays for many motorists in Rochester Hills.

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Published April 19, 2024

CLAWSON — At the April 2 Clawson City Council meeting, Chief of Police Kellie Bauss presented a proposal asking the council to consider purchasing four Flock Safety Falcon cameras.

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Published April 18, 2024

NOVI — A rollover semitruck crash that occurred at around 1:25 a.m April 18 will result in the closure of eastbound Interstate 96 near Beck Road this evening.

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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

C&G Newspapers

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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