Awards and Recognitions

Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) staff take pride in doing things well and providing the highest level of service possible for the customers we serve (the residents, motorists and businesses that rely on county roads in Oakland County). As a result, the agency is considered a national leader in many aspects of the road industry. In fact, RCOC has frequently been recognized over the years for its work in the form of awards and honors received. Below are some examples of awards or honors received by the agency.

2016:

  • American Public Works Association (APWA) - Project of the Year Award, Sashabaw Road / Waldon Road / I-75 Improvements
  • APWA - Project of the Year Award, Northwestern Connector Triangle Project
  • APWA - Project of the Year Award, Tienken Road Reconstruction
2015:
  • Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) - 2nd Place Award for the Build A Better Mousetrap, (LTAP informational press release)
  • APWA - Project of the Year, Troy - Concrete Slab Replacements
  • APWA – Project of the Year, Accelerated Orion Road Bridge Replacement
  • APWA – Project of the Year, Sashabaw Road / Waldon Road / I-75 Improvements
2014:
  • APWA - Project of the Year, Troy - Concrete Slab Replacements
  • APWA – Project of the Year, Accelerated Orion Road Bridge Replacement 
      

2012:

  • Michigan Concrete Paving Association (MCPA) - Award of Excellence, Crooks Road from 14 Mile Road to Equity Drive
  • MCPA - Award of Excellence, M-5 Roundabout at Pontiac Trail
  • Asphalt Pavement Association of Michigan (APAM) and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) - Award of Excellence for Urban Street Projects, Orchard Lake Road from 13 Mile Road to 14 Mile Road
  • Women in Transportation Seminar (WTS) - Employer of the Year
2011:
  • APAM and MDOT - Award of Excellence for Urban Street Projects, Walton Boulevard
2010:
  • APWA - Project of the Year, Walton Boulevard Reconstruction
2009:
  • MCPA - Award of Excellence, Walton Boulevard in the City of Auburn Hills
  • APAM and MDOT - Award of Merit for Urban Street Projects, 14 Mile Road and Farmington Road Roundabout
  • County Road Association of Michigan (CRA) - Award for Excellence in Reactive Public Relations
  • APWA - Project of the Year, Walton Boulevard Reconstruction
2008:
  • APAM and MDOT - Award of Merit for Urban Street Projects, Clarkston Road at Sashabaw Road
2006:
  • APWA - Project of the Year - relocation of Williams Lake Road west of Oakland Airport
  • MCPA - Award of Excellence, relocation of Williams Lake Road west of Oakland Airport
2005:
  • APWA - Project of the Year for Technical Innovation, Grand River Bridge over CSX Railroad
  • American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) - National Award of Excellence for urban arterials and collectors, Gold Award for Williams Lake Road relocation west of Oakland County Airport
2003:
  • MCPA - Award of Excellence, Greenfield Road from 9 Mile Road to 10 Mile Road
  • Governor's Safety Traffic Advisory Council (GTSAC) - Traffic Safety Award in the category of roundabouts
2002:
  • MCPA - Award of Excellence, Big Beaver Road from Rochester Road to I-75
2001:
  • CRA - Award for Excellence in Outstanding Public Relations
1997:
  • MCPA - Award of Excellence, Dequindre Road between 14 Mile Road and 16 Mile Road
1994:
  • American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) - Quality of Life Award, Real-Time, Adaptive, Advanced Traffic Management System
1993:
  • Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) - Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
1985:
  • ASCE - Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement, Long Lake Road Bridge
1984:
  • Consulting Engineers Council of Michigan (CECM) - Award of Merit, Bimodal Industrial Transportation System
1981:
  • MCPA - Award of Excellence, Best P.C. Concrete Paving Project
1979:
  • National Association of Counties (NACO) - County Achievement Award, Risk Management
1976:
  • Michigan Society of Architects (MSA) - Award of Honor, Stamen Garage & Salt Storage Facility
1975:
  • NACO - County Achievement Award, Urban County Road Commission
1973:
  • NACO - County Achievement Award, Master Right of Way Program
1972:
  • Michigan Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE) - Government Professional Development Award, RCOC