Roads & Construction

Published April 24, 2019

TROY — Although ridership has grown, the Troy City Council directed city staff, by consensus, to proceed with a city budget that does not fund the Big Beaver shuttle for 2019-20.

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Published April 24, 2019

TROY — Big Beaver Road is set to close in both directions under Interstate 75 at 10 p.m. April 26 for bridge demolition on the structure that carries northbound traffic. It is slated to reopen at 5 a.m. April 29.

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Published April 24, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Road Commission for Oakland County will begin reconstructing Livernois Road between Avon Road and just north of Walton Boulevard this summer.

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Published April 23, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Macomb Township residents came out in full force at the latest Planning Commission meeting.

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Published April 22, 2019

BEVERLY HILLS — Village officials said they are aiming for a speedy reconstruction of 14 Mile Road between Lahser Road and the west village limits.

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Published April 22, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Some major roadwork is planned for Shelby Township this year and into 2020. The Shelby Township Board of Trustees voted unanimously April 16 to designate $8.3 million toward a $20 million road improvement program in Shelby Township.

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Published April 19, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — While new construction may pose a bump in the road for commuters, Sterling Heights officials recently had favorable things to say about the rollout of repairs in the years to come.

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Published April 17, 2019

TROY — Livernois Road is set to close in both directions under Interstate 75 at 10 p.m. April 19 for bridge demolition on the structure that carries northbound traffic. It is slated to reopen at 5 a.m. April 22.

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Published April 17, 2019

BERKLEY — A 1-mile stretch of Coolidge Highway is expected to be restriped soon.

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Published April 16, 2019

TROY — The $165.1 million proposed city budget for 2019-20 scales back on road construction projects and ramps up renovations for the library and City Hall, and equipment for firefighters.

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Published April 15, 2019

FRANKLIN — Village officials are fine-tuning a concept plan to add sidewalks, lighting and landscaping to Franklin Road between 13 Mile and 14 Mile roads. “Our hope and desire is to pull some of the traffic in the fall from the cider mill, to get them into the village to spend some money,” Franklin Village Council President Pamela Hansen said April 8 during a council discussion.

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Published April 10, 2019

TROY — Coolidge Highway is set to close in both directions under  Interstate 75 at 10 p.m. April 12 for bridge demolition on the structure that carries northbound traffic. It is slated to reopen at 5 a.m. April 15.

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Published April 10, 2019

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP —The state of the township’s 44 miles of unpaved roads is of great concern to residents and township officials.

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Published April 9, 2019

C&G Newspapers

OAKLAND COUNTY — Matt Mountain said the biggest mistake motorists make when driving through road construction zones is not paying attention.

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Published April 8, 2019

FARMINGTON — The Michigan Department of Transportation will be resurfacing 10 miles of road, including 5 miles of M-5 and two bridges, beginning Monday, April 15.

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Published April 5, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe officials are highlighting their work to improve local roads following their receiving an award from the Michigan Concrete Association.

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Published April 3, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — City officials said they will construct a vibrant, main street-style district on Auburn Road this year. The $12 million Auburn Road corridor project — which Mayor Bryan Barnett said will improve safety while creating a downtown district atmosphere — will incorporate more parking options, outdoor seating, lighting, a pocket park and the city’s first splash pad on Auburn Road, between Culbertson Avenue and Dequindre Road.

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Published April 2, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY/GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Grosse Pointe City and Farms officials are hoping they can take advantage of a new competitive grant program in the state budget.

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Published April 2, 2019

FERNDALE — Four students in Ferndale Public Schools were awarded prize money in a contest to bring attention to distracted driving.

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Published April 2, 2019

FERNDALE — More than 5.5 miles of roadway in Ferndale will be resurfaced starting in the spring. The Ferndale City Council approved  at its March 25 meeting its 2019 pavement improvement program.

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