Roads & Construction

Published July 26, 2023

ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Dutton Road has closed for bridge replacement between the north and south legs of Livernois Road through early November.

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Published July 7, 2023

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Some people are hoping Michigan roadways will become safer to travel after a new bipartisan law took effect June 30 to prohibit driving and holding a cellphone for any use unless there is an emergency.

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Published June 26, 2023

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Beginning June 30, a new law will go into effect that is meant to take people’s phones out of their hands while driving their vehicles.

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Published June 26, 2023

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MADISON HEIGHTS/ROYAL OAK — Road construction on Interstate 75 and its northbound service drive has led to more drivers cutting through the neighborhood north of Lincoln Avenue and south of 11 Mile Road, as they try to reach John R and 11 Mile roads.

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Published June 22, 2023

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — A new state law goes into effect June 30 that will make it illegal to use a cellphone with your hands while operating a vehicle, and local police agencies are ready to enforce it.

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Published June 21, 2023

FRASER — Plans for long overdue roadwork in the Fraser Industrial Park are being debated as local property and business owners, and city officials, discuss a controversial assessment to pay for the project.

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Published June 6, 2023

PLEASANT RIDGE — The Pleasant Ridge City Commission approved a contract for the construction of the Woodward Avenue cycle track, and work is expected to begin soon.

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Published May 23, 2023

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — As the weather warms up, the police departments along Woodward Avenue are working together to address cruising and vehicle noise.

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Published May 23, 2023

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — The Grosse Pointe Shores City Hall parking lot off Vernier Road — sometimes referred to as the Department of Public Works lot because it’s adjacent to the DPW building — will be getting a makeover this spring.

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Published May 23, 2023

GROSSE POINTE CITY/PARK — Federal funding is making work on a portion of Cadieux Road possible for Grosse Pointe City and Grosse Pointe Park this year.

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Published May 10, 2023

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Pack your patience if you’ll be driving through Grosse Pointe Farms this summer. Work started May 8 on Kercheval Avenue between Fisher and Muir roads, which includes the Hill business district. It’s one of several major road projects being undertaken in the Farms this year.

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Published May 5, 2023

STERLING HEIGHTS — Commutes across parts of Sterling Heights may begin to take longer than usual due to a new season of road construction, according to city officials.

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Published May 2, 2023

ROCHESTER HILLS — The second in a series of five public meetings designed to gather thoughts on Adams Road will be held May 9, and community members are invited to attend to share their input.

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Published May 2, 2023

BIRMINGHAM — Around the beginning of May, the city of Birmingham is set to start a non-motorized shared-use path project with Cranbrook.

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Published May 1, 2023

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP— An outcry of concern from Bloomfield Township residents has prompted the Michigan Department of Transportation to keep the Square Lake Road ramp to the eastbound Interstate 75 business loop.

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Published April 27, 2023

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ROCHESTER HILLS/SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Construction in the Avon Road corridor continues to cause road closures on the border of Rochester Hills and Shelby Township as crews work to complete a series of infrastructure improvements by August.

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Published April 19, 2023

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Clarkston Road, between Adams and Lake George roads in Oakland Township, has temporarily closed to through traffic through late June.

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Published April 18, 2023

NOVI — Spring has officially sprung as Michigan’s unofficial orange state “flowers” — construction barrels — are in full bloom.

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Published April 18, 2023

TROY — The Michigan Department of Transportation hosted a public hearing at the Troy Community Center April 11 to discuss the results of a sound study it conducted along portions of Interstate 75 in Troy.

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Published April 18, 2023

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak City Commission has approved two changes designed to improve its downtown parking system.

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