Orchard Lake Road

  • Road:   Orchard Lake Road
  • Project limits:   North of 14 Mile Road/Northwestern Hwy. to just south of Maple Road
  • Community:   West Bloomfield Township
  • Comments:
    • During construction, one lane will remain open in each direction and a continuous left-turn lane on Orchard Lake Road (Powers Road access will close at a date to be announced for intersection realignment
    • The approximate $7.2 million is funded by the RCOC and West Bloomfield Township.  The project includes:
      • Reconstruction of current five-lane configuration to a four-lane concrete boulevard with a grassy median
      • Elimination of east service drive along Orchard Lake Road
      • Eight-foot wide pedestrian paths along both sides of road
      • Realignment of Powers Road intersection
      • Drainage improvements
      • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant pedestrian crosswalks
    • Contractor:   Dan's Excavating
    • Start date:   TBA
    • End date:  Late October (for road to open) Mid-November (for behind the curb restoration)
    • Detour for Powers Road intersection closure (date TBA) is Daly Road to Maple Road to Orchard Lake Road and vice versa.                                         

Additional Project Information: 

Project Informational Flier

Public information meeting scheduled for March 28, 2017 at Orchard Lake Middle School, 6000 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield Twp.; 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

Project Information Meeting Flier

C&G article on public meeting; March 30

Oakland Press article regarding public meeting on March 28 

Oakland County Times article regarding public meeting on March 28

The Splash: Episode 49, April 19th, 2017 (skip to 3:50 for the Orchard Lake Road segment)

Planning meeting with RCOC, West Bloomfield Twp., Farmington Hills, Dan's Excavating and Consumer



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