Roads & Construction

Published September 10, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — An ambitious new plan aims to tackle one of the village’s biggest irritants: road repair. Ninety percent of the village’s local roads are in fair to poor condition, states a recent pavement surface evaluation and rating study — known as PASER — by engineering firm Hubbell, Roth and Clark.

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Published September 10, 2018

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Sept. 5 came and went, and despite the best-laid plans, the scheduled roadwork on Telegraph Road never began.

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Published September 7, 2018

Fall may be on the horizon, but many lanes of Sterling Heights’ roads will remain closed or cordoned off with barrels for several more weeks, according to city officials. During the Sept.Read More

Published August 31, 2018

BEVERLY HILLS — A Consumers Energy project at 13 Mile and Lahser roads will result in lane closures for at least two months.

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Published August 28, 2018

TROY — Disassembled in 2008 due to the economic downturn, the re-created Troy Police Department Traffic Safety Unit has eyes everywhere — especially near Oakland Mall and intersections on Big Beaver Road that have been identified as frequent crash areas. 

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Published August 28, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Following a failed road millage proposal and decades of funding inequities, some Clinton Township officials have had enough.

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Published August 27, 2018

UTICA — The city of Utica will soon run a test on Cass and Van Dyke avenues that officials are hoping will help with the flow of traffic in downtown Utica.

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Published August 21, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — At the Aug. 6 Clinton Township Board of Trustees meeting, the board unanimously approved special assessment districts for three projects: Abela Street, Lakewood Street and Picton Court. Thornton Street was also approved by a 6-1 voting margin, with Trustee Jenifer “Joie” West being the lone "no" vote.

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Published August 20, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — With the 1-million-square-foot Amazon fulfillment facility expected to open this fall in Shelby Township, Macomb County recently completed a project on Mound Road, just south of 23 Mile Road, to be ready for increased traffic.

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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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