Baldwin Road (2017-2019)
- Project limits: Morgan Road to Waldon Road
- Community: Orion Township
- Multi-year project
- Widening of Baldwin from Gregory to Morgan Road Road (Phase I)
- Widening of Baldwin from Gregory to Waldon (Phase II) begins Oct. 22, 2018
- Construction of 5 roundabouts at (year for construction listed):
- Gregory (2018) part of Phase I
- Judah (2018) part of Phase I
- Great Lakes Athletic Center (2019) part of Phase II
- Maybee (2019) part of Phase II
- Waldon (2019) part of Phase II
- Concrete curb and gutter
- Improved lighting and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant crosswalks
- Pedestrian paths
- Improved drainage
Contractor: Dan's Excavating (Phase 1 & Phase II)
PHASE I & PHASE II:
PHASE I (Morgan Road to Gregory Road) approximate completion: LATE FALL 2018 due to contractor lockout of workers in September and weather (additional behind the curb restoration work expected in 2019)
PHASE II: (Gregory Road to Waldon Road):
Start: October 22, 2018 (work includes utility relocation, building demolition and culvert replacement)
Approximate completion: Late fall of 2019
2018 Phase I Closures:
Gregory Road will close at Baldwin Road on May 14 THROUGH August 13. Once Morgan Road reopens at Baldwin Road, the contractor will close Gregory Road at Baldwin. The detour for traffic is Baldwin Road to Morgan Road to Rohr Road, back to Gregory Road and vice versa.
Morgan Road at Baldwin Road
Morgan Road will close at Baldwin Road once Gregory Road has reopened to traffic on August 13. The detour is Baldwin Road to Gregory Road to Rohr Road, back to Morgan Road and vice versa. Morgan Road at Baldwin Road reopened to traffic on Aug. 25; however, could close again for continued work.
Jordan Road at Baldwin Road is tentatively scheduled to close August 6 through late fall. The detour for traffic is Brown Road to Georgia Road and vice versa.
Judah Road at Baldwin Road is tentatively scheduled to close August 6 through late fall. The detour for traffic is Brown Road to Joslyn Road and vice versa.
2018-19 Phase II closures:
Baldwin Road between Maybee and Waldon Roads: Baldwin Road between Maybee and Waldon roads (between Thornwood Drive and Baldwin Woods Drive) is scheduled to close at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, through 6:00 a.m. on Monday, November 5, 2018, for culvert removal and replacement (closure is weather-dependent and could be moved to Nov. 9-Nov. 12). The northbound Baldwin Road traffic detour is Maybee Road to Clintonville Road to Clarkston Road, back to Baldwin Road. The southbound Baldwin Road detour is Waldon Road to Joslyn Road to Brown Road, back to Baldwin Road.
*** Baldwin Road will have periodic lane closures for storm sewer and utility work. During that work, traffic will be under flag control.
Baldwin Road Facebook page
Email us: DCSmail@rcoc.org
Click here for the Baldwin Road Construction Work Zone Camera
Click here for Orion Township educational video on roundabouts
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: RCOC to present project widening information to businesses at the Orion Chamber of Commerce on May 25
Baldwin Road Presentation
Baldwin Road Widening Project Article (02/04/16)
Baldwin Road Construction Meeting/Info Flier 6-15-16
Baldwin Road Meeting Press Release
Baldwin Road Environmental Assessment Documents (found in "Publications" under Baldwin Road Environmental Assessment)