Roads & Construction

Published January 13, 2021

BIRMINGHAM — The city of Birmingham is a lot closer to cementing a new plan — no pun intended — to repair 26 miles of unimproved gravel roads.

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Published January 11, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Both directions of Schoenherr Road were closed Dec. 16 and Dec. 17 between 21 Mile and 22 Mile roads in Shelby Township for emergency road repairs after a vehicle crashed into a fire hydrant and caused a sinkhole.

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Published December 21, 2020

TROY — Work is nearing completion on a new style of interchange on Interstate 75 at 14 Mile and Big Beaver roads, and officials are confident that motorists will come to appreciate the more orderly flow of traffic it creates.

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Published December 20, 2020

C&G Newspapers

GROSSE POINTE WOODS/ST. CLAIR SHORES — The vehicular bridge at Lake Front Park on Jefferson Avenue will receive a makeover.

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Published December 19, 2020

FERNDALE — A railroad crossing on Nine Mile Road will undergo major reconstruction next year thanks in part to an award from the Michigan Department of Transportation.

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Published December 17, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The Department of Public Works is stocked and ready for when the snow flies this winter.

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Published December 16, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Electric vehicles may not yet be common — especially for personal use — but they are expected to occupy a larger segment of the automotive market in the years to come.

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Published December 8, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — As Grosse Pointe Farms residents start to receive their winter tax bills this month, they will likely notice a new charge.

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Published November 30, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Motorists should be on high alert for deer in the roadway this fall and winter, as the deer population becomes more active.

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Published November 19, 2020

CENTER LINE — Center Line residents will see orange barrels until the ground freezes this winter, and they’ll return as soon as it thaws in the spring.

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Published November 10, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — One of the most driven-upon roads in the city of Southfield is getting a makeover.

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Published November 9, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — Just in time for the holiday shopping season, the reconstruction of Maple Road ended Oct. 31 with a chilly, socially distanced ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Published November 6, 2020

STERLING  HEIGHTS — It wasn’t a hard sale to get Sterling Heights officials excited about finishing construction on Saal Road.

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Published October 26, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — From road widening to roundabout work, projects are abound in Macomb Township.

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Published October 23, 2020

WARREN — Warren officials say an investment of $80 million and a good chunk of patience will eventually reduce the risk of basement flooding and help protect local waterways.

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Published October 23, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Commuters may find it a temporary hill to climb, but city and regional leaders are excited and optimistic about the approaching reconstruction of Mound Road and its long-term impact on the region.

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Published October 20, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — The Road Commission for Oakland County has been awarded a $2 million grant to help complete an environmental impact statement on the future proposed widening of Adams Road in Rochester Hills.

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Published October 19, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township and the Macomb County Department of Roads recently completed intersection improvements at 23 Mile Road and Shelby Parkway/Corporate Drive, as well as the installation of a new natural gas main.

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Published September 22, 2020

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Although the Grosse Pointe Farms City Council had already held a public hearing Aug. 10 on a proposed road millage — voting unanimously in favor of it at that time — the council decided to hold a second public hearing on the subject a month later.

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Published September 22, 2020

PLEASANT RIDGE — In the middle of the summer, the city of Pleasant Ridge tested traffic-calming projects on Woodward Heights.

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