Roads & Construction

Published March 22, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores voters will decide whether to approve a five-year streets millage at a higher rate later this year.

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Published March 12, 2019

GROSSE POINTE SHORES/GROSSE POINTE FARMS — “Let’s get the damn seawall built,” District 1 Wayne County Commissioner Tim Killeen, D-Detroit, said during a Feb. 19 Grosse Pointe Shores City Council meeting, paraphrasing Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s campaign catchphrase, “Let’s fix the damn roads.”

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Published March 5, 2019

TROY — Road Commission for Oakland County officials recently approved three roadway projects slated for this summer that should yield gain with minimal pain.

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Published March 5, 2019

TROY — Motorists who must travel Interstate 75 between Coolidge Highway and 13 Mile Road, as well as those traveling on surface streets near the freeway, should plan ahead and expect delays when work is scheduled to begin March 8.

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Published February 25, 2019

LANSING — An amended state law is now in effect.

The Stationary Authorized Emergency Vehicles Public Act took effect Feb. 13 and is aimed at putting a stop to collisions that occur on the side of the road when an authorized vehicle is pulled over.

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Published February 25, 2019

Although pothole season is not yet over, Sterling Heights city officials said they are eager to begin a campaign to repair several major roads this year in addition to some local streets.

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Published February 25, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe residents may soon be seeing the Knights of Columbus return for the group’s yearly collection. The organization hasn’t collected in Eastpointe since 2016 after state and local regulations changed to prevent them from doing so.

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Published February 20, 2019

Motorists will grapple with traffic delays caused by road construction relatively soon as crews resume work on the Interstate 75 modernization project next month.

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Published February 12, 2019

FERNDALE — To help pay for the construction of the development on Troy Street, known as “The dot,” Ferndale will be raising the hourly rates for all metered parking in the city.

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Published February 11, 2019

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FRASER — Macomb County Public Works Office spokesperson Dan Heaton issued a statement Feb. 6 regarding an infrastructure situation on 15 Mile Road, between Hayes and Utica roads, in Fraser.

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Published February 6, 2019

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Grosse Pointe Farms will be getting state funding to take a closer look at its roads this spring. The Farms was one of several communities chosen to receive a portion of $60,000 in state funding through the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments for the purpose of road evaluation and road asset management planning.

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Published February 5, 2019

FERNDALE — It’s been known for a while that MoGo, Detroit’s bike-sharing program, soon will make its way to Ferndale, but what’s not been known is where the bikes will be located in the city.

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Published January 29, 2019

PLEASANT RIDGE — Pleasant Ridge is coming close to implementing a traffic-calming manual and program for its city streets.

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Published January 28, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Drivers who travel on Garfield Road know it’s in dire need of physical improvements. The Clinton Township Board of Trustees just voted to kick-start that process.

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Published January 28, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights’ construction of Golden Corridor emblems on M-59/Hall Road has finally come full circle. In mid-January, work crews finished erecting the final large golden ring monument in a median along the corridor, near Lakeside Mall. Much of the installation work involved piecing together four parts of the ring, city officials said.  

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Published January 23, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — Officials have lowered the speed limit near Adams High School following an increase in car crashes in the area. Tienken Road, near the Adams High School drop-off loop, was originally 40 mph, but as of Jan. 7, the speed limit was changed to 25 mph, from 7 to 7:30 a.m. and from 2:25 to 3 p.m. on school days only.

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Published January 22, 2019

TROY — Although motorists got a break from driving on snow-covered streets during the first weeks of winter, city crews stayed busy.

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Published January 22, 2019

TROY — Single-digit temperatures followed by daytime warming Jan. 21 made for the perfect storm of potholes along Interstate 75 in Troy.

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Published January 16, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — With Interstate 696 open in both directions, drivers are breathing a sigh of relief as more than six months of lane closures and detours came to an end.

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Published January 15, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Roadwork may still be months away from starting, but Grosse Pointe City officials are already preparing for 2019 construction.

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