RCOC - Road Commission for Oakland County

05/06/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/06/2019 05:41

WEEKLY ROAD CONSTRUCTION AND PERMITS UPDATE (May 3-May 10)

The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between May 3 and May 10 or may start shortly thereafter.

It is RCOC's goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission.

Please note: This information is subject to change. Projects can change from day to day, and traffic delays can develop in a matter of minutes due to weather, emergency situations, etc.

2019 Road Commission for Oakland County Construction and Permit Projects (5/3/19 update)

Road

Project Limits

Community or Communities

Project Description

Detour

Detour Route

Prime Contractor

Start Date

Anticipated Completion

Project Information

Adams Road and Gunn Road

Adams Road and Gunn Road intersection

Oakland Township

Construction of a roundabout, drainage improvements

Yes, intersection will close to traffic

Gunn Rd to Kern Road to Silver Bell Rd to Adams Rd to Tienken Rd to Orion Rd back to Adams Rd and vice versa

TBA

6/17/18

Late Summer

Adams and Gunn Road Roundabout

Baldwin Road (Phase I) (carryover project from 2018)

From Morgan Road to Gregory Road

Orion Township

Behind the curb and driveway restoration; street lighting (DTE); Americans with Disabilities Act -compliant crosswalks/ sidewalks and new sign installation

No; however, expect lane closures

No

Dan's Excavating

4/8/2019

Late Spring

Baldwin Road

Baldwin Road (Phase II)

From Gregory Road to Waldon Road

Orion Township

Reconstruction of Baldwin Road including: 3 roundabouts (Great Lakes Athletic Center, Maybee and Waldon roads), drainage, widening, Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks, improved lighting, pedestrian paths, concrete curb and gutter

No

No

Dan's Excavating

To Be Announced (utility relocation continues)

Late Fall

Baldwin Road

Concrete Slab Replacement

Various heavier traveled roads throughout Oakland County

Various

Remove and replace concrete

No, expect lane closures

No

Florence Cement Company

5/6/19

TBA

Concrete Slab Replacement

Grand River Avenue at South Hill Road (carryover project from 2018)

Grand River Avenue and South Hill intersection

Lyon Township

Behind the curb restoration. Traffic signal installation is expected to begin late May or early June.

No

No

Fonson Company, Inc

4/22/18

Summer (TBA)

Grand River Avenue at South Hill

John R (John R from Long Lake to Square Lake Road to close)

Long Lake Road to Square Lake Road

Troy

Excavation work

Yes, southbound John R will close

Southbound John R detour is South Blvd to Dequindre Rd, to Long Lake Rd, back to John R; northbound John R will remain open to traffic

Dan's Excavating

4/29/19

Late fall

John R

John R (Square Lake Road to Atkins Street)

Square Lake Road to Atkins Street

Troy

Excavation of bad soil

Yes

South Blvd to Dequindre Rd to Long Lake Rd, back to John R

Dan's Excavating

4/29/19

5/21/19 (entire project will conclude late-fall)

John R

Joint Repair

Various heavier traveled roads throughout Oakland County

Various

Milling road joints and filling with hot mix asphalt

No; however, expect lane restrictions in work zones

No

Lois Kay

4/25/18

May, TBA

Joint Repairs

Livernois Road

From Avon Road to Walton Blvd.

Rochester Hills

Reconstruction of road, improved drainage, traffic-signal modernization, upgrading sidewalks to comply with Americans with Disabilities Act, new guardrail, retaining wall repairs and replacing curbs and gutter.

Yes, southbound Livernois will close to traffic. Northbound Livernois will remain open to traffic

The detour for southbound Livernois traffic is Tienken Rd to Adams Rd to Avon Rd

TBA

TBA

TBA

Livernois Road

McGinnis Road

From Grange Hall Road to Wildwood Road

Groveland Township

Remove and replace a culvert under the road

Yes

Grange Hall Rd to Wildwood Rd, back to McGinnis Rd and vice versa

RCOC Hwy Maintenance

June TBA

June TBA

Weekend, Emergency and Short-Term Rd Closures

Opdyke Road (carryover project from 2018)

From Featherstone to Perry Street

Auburn Hills and Pontiac

Milling and resurfacing road with hot mix asphalt, Americans with Disabilities Act -compliant crosswalks/bus stops, improved drainage, and new pedestrian path from Auburn Road to I-75

No

No

Dan's Excavating

4/22/19

Late June

Opdyke Road

Preservation Overlays

Various heavier traveled roads throughout Oakland County

Various

Simple resurfacing, placing 1.5-2 inches of asphalt on the road surface; work is weather-dependent

No

No

Cadillac Asphalt

4/25/19

September, TBA

Preservation Overlays

Sashabaw Road

From I-75 to just south of Clarkston Road

Independence Township

Widening road -5 lanes with a continuous left turn lane, resurfacing, right-turn lanes where warranted and Americans with Disabilities Act -compliant sidewalks and crosswalks

No

No

Dan's Excavating

4/22/18

Late Fall

Sashabaw Road (I-75 to Clarkston)

Sashabaw Road

From Sherwood Road to Granger Road

Brandon Township

Pave gravel road with asphalt, improved drainage, shoulder paving in areas, curb and gutter installation in areas and storm sewer installation

Yes; however, residential access will be maintained through the project

Sherwood Rd to Perry Lake Rd to Granger Rd, back to Sashabaw Rd and vice versa

TBA

TBA

TBA

Sashabaw Road (Sherwood to Granger)

Sashabaw Road

From south of Bow Pointe Drive to Sheffler Drive

Independence Township

Widening and reconstructing two turnarounds, right-turn lane improvement at Bow Pointe Dr, Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant sidewalk ramps

No, road will remain open to traffic

No

Angelo Iafrate

4/22/19

Late June

Sashabaw Road (Bow Pointe to Sheffler)

Spot Resurfacing

Various heavier traveled roads throughout Oakland County

Various

Milling short sections of roads and resurfacing with hot mix asphalt

No

No

Cadillac Asphalt and Pro-Line Asphalt Paving

4/22/19

TBA

Spot Resurfacing

Walton Blvd. (carryover project from 2018)

From Adams Road to Squirrel Road

Auburn Hill and Rochester Hills

Milling and resurfacing road including the Walton Blvd/Squirrel Rd intersection. New curb, gutter and Americans with Disabilities Act -compliant sidewalks and crosswalks

No

No

Z Contactors

3/25/2019

June, TBA

Walton Blvd