Roads & Construction

Published August 17, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — With the new school year right around the corner, Harrison Township residents along and around Coleridge Street, west of North Pointe Parkway, may notice an increase in traffic. With that brings an increase in speeding, according to Billie Ann Shuk, a resident of nearby Long Street, who has experienced more than her share of the outcome of that speeding.

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Published August 10, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — When some residents woke Aug. 6, they were surprised to see missing pieces of cement sidewalks and driveway approaches on Lakeshire and Frazho streets.

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Published August 8, 2018

Motorists are facing detours and traffic snarls while crews work through aggressive schedules during the short road construction season.Read More

Published August 7, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Work crews will be out in various parts of the city over the next few months as Grosse Pointe Woods continues with its 10-year Pavement Capital Improvement Plan.

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Published August 6, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — When it comes to the Woodward Avenue corridor, a lot has changed since the highway was a dirt pathway through the wilderness, traveled by Native Americans migrating between villages.

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Published August 6, 2018

BIRMINGHAM — It’s finally time, everyone. We made it. This weekend will mark the official grand reopening of downtown Birmingham after the monthslong reconstruction project that had the Old Woodward Avenue and Maple Road intersection completely closed since the spring.

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Published August 6, 2018

WARREN/ROSEVILLE — The Michigan Department of Transportation is continuing construction on Interstate 696 as part of the Restore the Reuther project, and since April, it has completed about 30 percent of the $110 million construction project in Oakland and Macomb counties.Read More

Published July 30, 2018

Sterling Heights’ city manager says officials are doing the best they can to make the summer construction season less aggravating for motorists.Read More

Published July 30, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Plans are underway to expand the roadway at the 23 Mile Road and Shelby Parkway intersection, near M-53, as more industrial development has congested the area with higher traffic volumes.

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Published July 30, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township is getting out in front of anticipated development in the northern part of the township by approving a traffic study in order to have a plan in place to address the township’s infrastructure in the future.

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Published July 24, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A two-year plan to improve Livernois Road, between Walton Boulevard and Avon Road, will begin this month — a temporary fix slated for this year and a full reconstruction in 2019.

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Published July 19, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Inkster Road was completely closed to traffic north of 14 Mile Road last week due to an emergency repair. On Tuesday, July 17, the Road Commission for Oakland County closed the southbound lane of Inkster Road to begin repairs. The northbound lane had been closed since June 15 for similar repairs.

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Published July 18, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Two pedestrian bridges will be built over the Clinton River along 21 Mile Road in Macomb Township as part of the community’s pathway gap closure program.

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Published July 17, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The high cost and perceived need for a proposed roundabout at the Gunn and Adams roads intersection has some township officials questioning the plan.

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Published July 11, 2018

ROSEVILLE — Construction season runs April through November, and this year, Roseville is affected not only by the Michigan Department of Transportation’s “Restore the Reuther” project, but also by another project that was approved prior to the freeway project, according to RoRead More

Published July 10, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — Livernois Road and South Boulevard road projects will soon see the benefits of additional state funding. Rochester Hills and Troy were recently selected to receive a total of $1.35 million in added funding.

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Published July 10, 2018

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Although the current five-year, 1.75-mill levy in Grosse Pointe Park for roadwork doesn’t expire until the end of the year, voters in November will be asked to approve a new, smaller millage also aimed at tackling deteriorating roads.

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Published July 9, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — The Road Commission for Oakland County has entered into a first-of-its-kind public/private partnership with Neo Network to install small cell wireless communication units on utility poles throughout the Road Commission’s jurisdiction.

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Published July 2, 2018

ROYAL OAK — On June 25, the Royal Oak City Commission voted 5-2 to place a millage on the Nov. 6 ballot to fund a Royal Oak transit system called “ROGO.” The proposed five-year, 1.Read More

Published July 2, 2018

ROCHESTER — Ludlow Avenue will soon get a complete makeover in the city of Rochester. City Manager Blaine Wing said the project is the first of its kind in the city’s efforts to coordinate updates to its utilities, roads and sidewalks.

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