Sashabaw Road (I-75 to Clarkston Road)

  • Road: Sashabaw Road
  • Project Limits: I-75 to south of Clarkston Road
  • Community: Independence Township


  • Project cost is approximately $4.8 million, which is mostly funded by Independence Township with the RCOC paying the remainder
  • Road widening from 2 lanes to 5 lanes.
  • Reconstructed road will include 2 dedicated through lanes in each direction, a center left-turn lane and dedicated right-turn lanes where warranted.
  • Construction of sanitary sewers and installation of new water-main leads.
  • Traffic signal modifications.
  • Construction of sidewalks and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant pedestrian crosswalks.
  • Contractor:  Dan's Excavating
  • Start Date:  Tree removal will begin Oct. 1.   Sanitary sewer work will take place in mid-October 2018 and traffic will be shifted for the work.   Road construction will take place starting in spring 2019. Exact date will be added when it is scheduled
  • End Date: Fall 2019


  • One lane in each direction will be maintained on Sashabaw Road for traffic.  Motorists should expect heavy delays during peak traffic hours.  
  • Flemings Lake Road will close Nov. 1-Nov. 2, 2018 NOV. 8-NOV.9 (weather-dependent) at Sashabaw Road for sanitary sewer work (Sashabaw will remain open to two way traffic.   The detour is Clarkston Road to Wyngate Drive to Oakstone Drive, back to Flemings Lake Road and vice versa.   

Additional Information:

Flemings Lake Road at Sashabaw to close 11/7/18 through 11/8/18 for sanitary sewer work 

Project Information Flier

Traffic Alert for tree removal that begins Oct. 1

Sashabaw Road