Roads & Construction

Published February 21, 2020

WARREN — A stretch of sandy, wet soil left underground by glaciers retreating at the end of the last “ice age” about 12,000 years ago is costing the city real money in 2020.

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Published February 21, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The city will soon be going out to bid on a pump to keep lake water off of Jefferson Avenue.

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Published February 19, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Student art will add another element of excitement to the new, vibrant, main street-style district on Auburn Road this year.

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Published February 17, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Feb. 10, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance regulating public rights of way in the city.

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Published February 17, 2020

FRASER — On Jan. 27, Fraser City Council approved a pair of water main projects and shored up plans in regard to a local road long in need of repairs.

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Published February 13, 2020

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP — The Walmart Supercenter on North Pontiac Trail in Commerce Township allows for a left turn out of one of its exits, but with no signal to stop traffic, drivers have to identify openings on the heavily trafficked road and then dash across. Alternatively, people can take a right-turn detour through a traffic circle, but for many drivers those features bring their own share of stress.

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Published February 12, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A couple of road projects wrapped up in 2019, with several projects planned for 2020 and beyond in Macomb Township.

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Published February 11, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A consultant has been hired to facilitate the Groesbeck Highway Market Study Analysis and Corridor Plan.

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Published February 10, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township is continuing its $20 million roadwork program partnership with the Macomb County Department of Roads to fix many of the local roads throughout the township.

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Published February 5, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — A man had officials from the Road Commission for Oakland County “shaking their heads” after he disregarded construction barrels and drove through wet cement recently.

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Published January 30, 2020

COMMERCE TOWNSHIP — Driving across a lane of oncoming traffic to make a left-hand turn on a two-way road can be a harrowing experience in areas of heavy traffic.

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Published January 29, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Thanks to the weather, the portion of Lahser Road affected by recent water main breaks will remain closed indefinitely, officials said.

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Published January 29, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Jan. 15, the Royal Oak Downtown Development Authority unanimously voted to purchase and install 45 new bike racks in 14 locations in the downtown district at a cost not to exceed $10,000.

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Published January 27, 2020

BERKLEY — The Berkley City Council has approved an agreement meant to end the town’s parking issues with the Vinsetta Garage restaurant.

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Published January 27, 2020

EASTPOINTE — Portions of Nine Mile Road in Eastpointe will be getting some traffic signal upgrades next year thanks to grant money recently secured by the city.

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Published January 24, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — State and federal authorities are preparing an informational meeting for the public to review details of the contaminated water leaking out of Electro-Plating Services onto Interstate 696 in Madison Heights. The meeting will also be an opportunity to address concerns.

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Published January 21, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Living in Michigan means residents live through not four, but five seasons: winter, spring, summer, fall and road construction.

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Published January 15, 2020

ROYAL OAK — The city of Royal Oak has a brand-new 2020 road project map outlining all of the projects proposed for the coming year.

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Published January 14, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Some of Grosse Pointe City’s worst roads will finally be getting the repairs they need this summer.

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Published January 10, 2020

WARREN — A toxic mess festered in the basement of a blighted Madison Heights business for years before it squirted out of a nearby freeway embankment in the days leading up to Christmas.

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