Roads & Construction

Published July 20, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township recently held a groundbreaking for planned construction work at the 23 Mile Road and Shelby Parkway intersection, which is just east of the M-53 Expressway.

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Published July 17, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Something round is drawing attention in Sterling Heights, and this time it’s not The Halo. The Michigan Auto Law blog, which runs annual lists of Michigan’s “most dangerous intersections,” in late June dubbed Sterling Heights’ roundabout at 18 1/2 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue the most dangerous intersection in the state.

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Published July 7, 2020

SOUTHFIELD/LATHRUP VILLAGE — Using 2019 data provided by the Michigan State Police, Michigan Auto Law — which is a firm comprising auto accident attorneys — compiled a list of the “Top 20 Most Dangerous Intersections,” naming two local intersections.

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Published July 6, 2020

FERNDALE — Heading into the spring of 2020, the city of Ferndale was expecting to tackle improvement projects for two of the city’s parks.

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Published July 1, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Life may now be easier for some motorists, after the Road Commission for Oakland County opened the Maple Road and Middlebelt Road roundabout in West Bloomfield.

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Published June 23, 2020

ROCHESTER HILLS — Dequindre Road is under construction for a widening project, and anyone can watch the progress online, thanks to a new work zone camera.

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Published June 23, 2020

CLAWSON — Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Clawson City Council listened to a March 4 presentation on proposed capital improvement plans regarding the city’s infrastructure — local and major roads, the water system, and combined sewers.

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Published June 23, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Development plans are in the works for the area just north of Hall Road on the east side of Macomb Township.

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Published June 16, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — A gas main replacement project by Consumers Energy will close off a stretch of Middlebelt Road, between Grand River Avenue and Shiawassee Street, to drivers June 15-Aug. 28. 

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Published June 9, 2020

BERKLEY — On June 1, the Road Commission for Oakland County began a resurfacing project on 12 Mile Road that will stretch from Greenfield Road to Coolidge Highway. The RCOC started its $2.8 million project by closing 12 Mile between Greenfield Road and Ellwood Drive. That section will remain closed until July 1.

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Published June 4, 2020

METRO DETROIT — In a world turned upside-down by isolation and political unrest, there is one thing Michiganders can always count on: road construction.

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Published June 1, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Bridge work will close Big Beaver Road in both directions under Interstate 75 from 9  p.m. June 1 to 9 a.m. June 2.

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Published May 13, 2020

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METRO DETROIT — All north- and southbound lanes of Interstate 75 will close so crews can set bridge beams 11 p.m. Friday, May 15,  reopening at 5 a.m. Monday, May 18. 

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Published May 12, 2020

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METRO DETROIT — Bridge work will close Maple Road in both directions over Interstate 75 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 12. 

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Published May 8, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Crews will close the temporary southbound Interstate 75 exits to Big Beaver and Rochester roads starting at 5 a.m. May 9 to reconstruct the ramps. 

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Published May 6, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Crews will demolish the southbound Interstate 75 bridge over Livernois Road, closing Livernois Road in both directions of the roadway under I-75 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 7 and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 8. 

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Published May 1, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Summer projects will include resurfacing projects on 18 Mile Road between Ryan and Dequindre, on Hayes Road between 14 Mile Road and Moravian Drive, on Schoenherr Road between the Plumbrook Drain and north of Clinton River Road, and on Utica Road between Hayes and Schoenherr roads.

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Published April 30, 2020

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METRO DETROIT — Crews will demolish the southbound Interstate 75 bridge over Coolidge Highway, closing Coolidge Highway in both directions of the roadway under I-75 starting at 9 a.m. May 1.

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Published April 22, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Crews will set new bridge beams on the southbound Interstate 75 bridge over 14 Mile Road, closing 14 Mile Road in both directions of the roadway under I-75 from 1 to 7 p.m. April 22 and 24. 

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Published April 17, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Crews will demolish the southbound Interstate 75 bridge over Rochester Road, closing Rochester Road in both directions of the roadway under I-75 from 9 a.m. April 17 through 5 a.m. April 20. 

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