Roads & Construction

Published May 21, 2019

TROY — The 20 or so residents who arrived at a Michigan Department of Transportation meeting at the Troy Community Center May 20 weren’t sure what to expect.

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Published May 21, 2019

BERKLEY — After a one-month delay, the Coolidge Highway restriping and lane reduction project has been completed. The project consisted of restriping Coolidge between 11 Mile and 12 Mile roads to reduce the number of lanes from four to two with a new middle left-turn lane, while also adding bike lanes and additional on-street parking.

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Published May 15, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — If you plan on traveling through the heart of the Center of It All this construction season, you might want to find an alternate route.

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Published May 15, 2019

AUBURN HILLS — Michigan Department of Transportation crews have begun a bridge and road repair project on Interstate 75 in northern Oakland County that will run through November.

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Published May 14, 2019

TROY — Residents of Lange and Carter drives, just north of Wattles Road, east of Livernois Road, have learned that there will be no sound wall on their side of I-75.

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Published May 10, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — A federal grant has been awarded through Oakland County to the city of Madison Heights for the rehabilitation of Stephenson Highway, to be completed in two parts.

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Published May 3, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The intersection of Middlebelt and Maple roads is scheduled for reconstruction into a roundabout, with work beginning next month.

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Published April 30, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY — It’s been said that Michigan has two seasons — winter and road construction — and now Grosse Pointe City officials are gearing up for the latter. During an April 15 City Council meeting, the council voted unanimously in favor of a low bid from Shelby Township-based Florence Cement Co. to undertake 2019 roadwork.

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Published April 26, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — If residents want improvements to their deteriorating streets in Harrison Township, they can either pay more taxes via a road millage or they can, along with neighbors, request a special assessment district and pay for the work themselves.

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Published April 25, 2019

ROYAL OAK —  On April 22, CN Railroad closed the roads at Fourth Street and Lincoln Avenue to repair two railroad crossings. Detour routes include 11 Mile Road and Sixth Street for vehicles and Fifth Street for pedestrians.

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Published April 24, 2019

METRO DETROIT — Michigan roads have been consistently rated among the worst in the country by groups like the American Society of Civil Engineers, which estimated that the average Michigan driver spends about $645 per year in repair costs prompted by damage from poor roads.

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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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