Roads & Construction

Published June 24, 2019

FARMINGTON — The reconstruction of Oakland Street, west of Farmington Road, has been on city staff’s plate since 2012, when it decided to eliminate that portion of the street from a road construction project stretching east, to save money — about $244,000.

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Published June 21, 2019

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Traffic lanes on north- and southbound Interstate 75 are set to close, leaving one lane open, depending on weather, from Square Lake Road to M-24 from 11 p.m. June 22 to 5 a.m. June 24.Read More

Published June 18, 2019

ROCHESTER HILLS — The city of Rochester Hills, in partnership with the Road Commission for Oakland County, kicked off a reconstruction project on Livernois Road, between Avon Road and Walton Boulevard, this week. Construction on the approximately $5.6 million project will run through November.

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Published June 18, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The Woodward Dream Cruise is a dream for some, but for others, it’s a nightmare.

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Published June 13, 2019

TROY — Traffic lanes on southbound Interstate 75 are set to close, depending on weather, leaving one lane open from Square Lake Road to Baldwin Road.

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Published June 12, 2019

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Road Commission for Oakland County will soon begin working on a roundabout project at Adams and Gunn roads that will involve an estimated 2 1/2-month road closure.

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Published June 11, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — It has been closed for an entire year, but now residents can finally make their way over the Nine Mile Road bridge.

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Published June 5, 2019

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TROY/AUBURN HILLS — Three lanes of traffic in both directions of Interstate 75, from Square Lake Road to M-24, are set to close, leaving one lane open 3 a.m.-3 p.m. June 9. In addition to bridge repairs, crews will make repairs to pavement within the work zone.

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Published May 28, 2019

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MACOMB COUNTY — A road funding map was unveiled May 22 at Macomb County Communications & Technology Center, or COMTEC, in Mount Clemens.

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Published May 28, 2019

BERKLEY — Coolidge Highway recently underwent a major makeover in which the lane markers between 11 Mile and 12 Mile roads were restriped. The roadway now has one lane each for northbound and southbound traffic, with a permanent middle lane for left turns. There also is a bike lane and increased space for parking on the street.

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Published May 28, 2019

ROYAL OAK — June 1 is the day that the much-anticipated 581-space parking garage, located at 11 Mile Road and Williams Street, is set to come online. It will be accessible from 11 Mile, and in the future, a second entrance will open on Second Street.

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Published May 23, 2019

HAZEL PARK — The John R commercial corridor in Hazel Park has been experiencing a renaissance following the recession. Now, resurfacing and repair work has begun that will narrow the road to three lanes — the idea being that pedestrians, cyclists and motorists will slow down, be safe and better appreciate what the area has to offer.

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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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