Roads & Construction

Published November 16, 2018

GROSSE POINTE CITY — A plan for improved pedestrian and cyclist safety is a step closer for Maire Elementary School. Last month, Grosse Pointe City Manager Pete Dame said the Michigan Department of Transportation informed the city that state officials had given conditional approval for the plan, which is slated to receive nearly $90,000 in Safe Routes to School funding.

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Published November 15, 2018

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SOUTHFIELD/FARMINGTON HILLS — While driving along westbound Interstate 696 to southbound Interstate 275 in Farmington Hills, Trooper Vicki Moreau DeVries Memorial Highway is bound to catch one’s attention.

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Published November 15, 2018

WARREN — Going, going, not-quite-gone, but definitely getting there was a good way to describe Michigan’s mid-November weather this year. Those words could also apply to the state of the orange barrels along Mound Road in Warren, where crews were working to finish a variety of “heavy maintenance” repairs between Interstate 696 and 13 Mile Road.

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Published November 14, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Construction of a roundabout at the Maple Road and Middlebelt Road intersection is expected to make for a smoother ride next spring.

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Published November 13, 2018

TROY — City crews start in August to ensure that equipment is ready for Old Man Winter.

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Published November 13, 2018

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — As if there wasn’t already enough construction to contend with. The busy stretch of 14 Mile Road between Telegraph and Lahser roads is expected to be completely closed to through traffic until the end of the month, according to the Road Commission for Oakland County.

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Published November 9, 2018

MACOMB COUNTY — The Michigan Department of Transportation said that despite cold and wet weather, the ongoing Interstate 696 project will have all lanes and ramps open by the end of December.

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Published October 30, 2018

ROSEVILLE — The city of Roseville is embracing a trend and including bike lanes in its community. Roseville recently completed a project to install bike lanes along Martin Road.Read More

Published October 26, 2018

HARPER WOODS — The city of Harper Woods and DTE Energy are reaching out to Harper Woods residents following several complaints of streetlight outages caused by a gas line upgrade project in the community.

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Published October 23, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Although deer-related car crashes are on a downward trend in Rochester Hills, city officials said motorists should be on high alert for the next three months.

 

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Published October 23, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — Village officials are planning the reconstruction of 14 Mile Road from Lahser Road to the west village limits next year.  

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Published October 16, 2018

PLEASANT RIDGE — After testing two “stop for pedestrians” signs at the crosswalks of Ridge Road and Oakland Park Boulevard for a number of weeks, the Pleasant Ridge City Commission voted to make the installations permanent. Approved at the Oct.Read More

Published October 16, 2018

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Beginning tonight, Interstate-75 will be taken down to one lane on the southbound side of the stretch between South Boulevard and Adams Road for repaving work. No, you’re not crazy.

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Published October 12, 2018

WARREN — “Heavy maintenance” work designed to keep the battered stretch of Mound Road through Warren passable for the immediate future is underway. 

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Published October 12, 2018

WARREN — Will the weather hold long enough for them to put Interstate 696 back together again, permanently and according to plan? It’s Michigan, and that’s anybody’s guess. But the Michigan Department of Transportation has offered a seemingly realistic outlook for the potential fate of its massive Restore the Reuther endeavor to reconstruct a stretch of the freeway in Macomb County.

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Published October 9, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — The city of Rochester Hills, in partnership with the Rochester Community Schools district, kicked off a $260,000 road-widening project on Tienken Road, near Adams High School, this week.

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Published October 9, 2018

FARMINGTON — Sign replacements, bridge work and milling will all be part of a Michigan Department of Transportation project on M-5, between Eight Mile Road and 13 Mile Road. 

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Published October 9, 2018

FERNDALE/BERKLEY — The construction on Interstate 696 has been ongoing since the spring and is expected to continue until the end of 2018.Read More

Published October 3, 2018

BERKLEY — According to the Berkley Public Safety Department, a gas main leak at the intersection of Woodward Avenue and 12 Mile Road led to a shutdown of Woodward Oct. 2.

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Published October 2, 2018

BERKLEY — According to the Berkley Public Safety Department, a gas main leak at the intersection of Woodward Avenue and 12 Mile Road has led to a shutdown of Woodward.

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