Project limits: Adams Road and Woodward Avenue (M-1)
Communities: Birmingham and Bloomfield Township
Big Beaver Road is closed from Woodward to Adams for Consumer's Energy utility relocation work in anticipation of RCOC's reconstruction of the road.
Traffic detour for the full closure is Woodward to Long Lake to Adams back to Big Beaver and vice versa. Business and residential access within the construction zone will be maintained throughout the project.
Reconstruction work will begin after utility relocation work is complete.
The $5.8 million project includes:
Complete reconstruction and repaving with asphalt.
Center left-turn lane added between Woodward and Brookdale.
Replacement of dual culvert that carries River Rouge under Big Beaver Road.
Railroad bridge repairs to be done by Grand Trunk Railroad.
Contractor: Angelo Iafrate Construction
Start date: March 3, 2016 (Consumer's Energy utility relocation work)
End date: Late October
Detour route: Woodward Avenue to Long Lake Road to Adams Road back to Big Beaver and vice versa.