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Posted on: May 22, 2020

CRANBROOK ROAD BETWEEN 14 MILE AND LINCOLN DR. IN BIRMINGHAM AND BLOOMFIELD TWP. WILL CLOSE MAY 29

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) has approved a permit for the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office (WRC) to close Cranbrook Road between 14 Mile Road and Lincoln Drive in the City of Birmingham and ...

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Short-Term Road Closures Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2020

12 MILE ROAD RESURFACING, FROM GREENFIELD TO COOLIDGE IN BERKLEY, SET TO BEGIN JUNE 1

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Berkley expects to begin resurfacing 12 Mile Road, from Greenfield Road to Coolidge Highway in the City of Berkley, on Monday, June 1.

As part of the project, the road will clos...

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12 Mile Road (Greenfield to Coolidge) Press Releases
Posted on: May 18, 2020

RCOC ROAD CONSTRUCTION SUSPENDED DURING MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY WEEKEND

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 Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Managing Director Dennis Kolar has announced that most RCOC road construction projects will be suspended at 3 p.m. Friday, May 22, for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

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2020 Road Construction Press Releases
Posted on: May 11, 2020

REMINDER: DEQUINDRE RD CONSTRUCTION BETWEEN UTICA RD AND COLLINS AVE SET TO BEGIN MONDAY, MAY 18

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin the reconstruction and widening of Dequindre Road to five lanes between Utica Road and Collins Avenue on the Rochester Hills/Shelby Township border next Monday, May 18.

Dequindre will remain op...

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Dequindre Road Press Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2020

WALDON ROAD BETWEEN SASHABAW AND CLINTONVILLE EXPECTED TO CLOSE TO THROUGH TRAFFIC ON MAY 26

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Waldon Road between Sashabaw and Clintonville roads in Independence Township beginning May 26 through late June for a road resurfacing project.  

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Independence Township Road Improvements Press Releases
Posted on: May 4, 2020

INDEPENDENCE TWP ROAD MILLAGE WORK SET TO BEGIN ON MAY 8 STARTING WITH PAVING ON ANDERSONVILLE RD

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with Independence Township, expects to begin resurfacing roads within the township in May.

The projects are being paid for with special property-tax millage dollars that were approved by townshi...

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Independence Township Road Improvements Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2020

REMINDER: MAPLE RD EXPECTED TO CLOSE AT MIDDLEBELT RD IN WEST BLOOMFIELD TWP. ON APR. 27

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Maple Road at Middlebelt Road in West Bloomfield Township on Monday, April 27.

The closure had originally been scheduled for March 30; however, the start date was changed by t...

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Maple/Middlebelt Road Roundabout Construction Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2020

CONSUMERS ENERGY TO CLOSE MIDDLEBELT RD FROM 9 MILE TO 10 MILE RD IN FARMINGTON HILLS BEGINNING 4/27

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) has approved a permit allowing Consumers Energy to close Middlebelt Road from 9 Mile Road north to Grayfield Drive (south of 10 Mile Road) in the City of Farmington Hills for gas main replacem...

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Consumers Energy Press Releases
Posted on: April 22, 2020

GRASS LAKE RD IN WHITE LAKE TWP TO CLOSE BETWEEN ORMOND AND STEEPLE HILL ROADS ON MAY 4 FOR PAVING

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Grass Lake Road between Ormond and Steeple Hill roads in White Lake Township on Monday, May 4, for a gravel road paving project.

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Grass Lake Road Information Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2020

RCOC TO BEGIN PRSERVATION OVERLAYS ON MORE THAN 60 MILES OF ROADS BEGINNING APRIL 28

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin the 2020 asphalt Preservation Overlay Program on Tuesday, April 28, with Ormond Road, from M-59 to the White Lake Township/Springfield Township border in White Lake Township.

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2020 Preservation Overlay Program Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2020

HEIGHTS ROAD TO CLOSE BETWEEN M-24 AND BELLEVUE AVE BEGINNING APRIL 20 FOR WATERMAIN REPLACEMENT

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The Village of Lake Orion will close Heights Road between M-24 (South Broadway Street/Lapeer Road) and Bellevue Avenue beginning Monday, April 20, for continued work on a watermain replacement under the 

road. The work is being done under a permit...

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Village of Lake Orion Press Releases
Posted on: April 16, 2020

REMINDER: MAYBEE ROAD EXPECTED TO CLOSE AT WEST SIDE OF BALDWIN ROAD IN ORION TOWNSHIP ON APR. 17

Baldwin Road aerial photo taken early April 2020 (north of Gregory Road)

The contractor for the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Baldwin Road widening project in Orion Township, Dan’s Excavating of Shelby Township, anticipates closing Maybee Road on the west side of Baldwin Road tomorrow (Friday, April 17).

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Baldwin Road Construction Information Press Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2020

RCOC SPOT-RESURFACING PROGRAM EXPECTED TO START ON APR. 20

Spot Resurfacing on Hatchery Road west of Airport Road in Waterford, milling and paving sections of

The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) expects to start its 2020 Spot-Resurfacing Program on April 20 with work on Crescent Lake Road between Highland Road (M-59) and Elizabeth Lake Road in Waterford Township. 

Spot resurfa...

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2020 Spot Resurfacing Information & Locations Press Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2020

MAYBEE ROAD EXPECTED TO CLOSE AT WEST SIDE OF BALDWIN ROAD IN ORION TOWNSHIP BEGINNING APRIL 17

Baldwin Road aerial photo taken early April 2020 (north of Gregory Road)

The contractor for the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Baldwin Road widening project in Orion Township, Dan’s Excavating of Shelby Township, anticipates closing Maybee Road on the west side of Baldwin Road on Friday, April 17. This cou...

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Baldwin Road Press Releases
Posted on: March 31, 2020

RESIDENTS INVITED TO SIGN UP FOR GRAVEL ROADS DUST-CONTROL PROGRAM

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Oakland County residents living on gravel roads who would like to participate in the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) dust-control program this year, can now submit their applications for the service. Applications must be received by Friday, May ...

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Application & Instructions Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

MAPLE ROAD CLOSURE AT AT MIDDLEBELT ROAD IN WEST BLOOMFIELD TWP. IS DELAYED

delay yellow signs for project start postponement

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) announces that the expected closure of Maple Road at Middlebelt Road in West Bloomfield Township has been delayed and a new date will be announced soon.  

The closure had ori...

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Maple/Middlebelt Road Construction Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

WALDON RD ON THE WEST SIDE OF BALDWIN RD TO CLOSE MONDAY, MARCH 30; MAYBEE RD TO CLOSE APRIL 6

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– The contractor for the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Baldwin Road widening project in Orion Township, Dan’s Excavating of Shelby Township, anticipates closing Waldon Road at the west side of Baldwin Road, on Mond...

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Baldwin Road Construction Information Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2020

WALDON & MAYBEE ROADS EXPECTED TO CLOSE AT WEST SIDE OF BALDWIN ROAD BEGINNING MAR. 30 & APR. 6

Baldwin monthly newsletter, March 2020

The contractor for the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Baldwin Road widening project in Orion Township, Dan’s Excavating of Shelby Township, anticipates closing Waldon Road at the west side of Baldwin Road, on Monday, March 30, and May...

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Baldwin Road Project Flier Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2020

MAPLE ROAD AT MIDDLEBELT ROAD IN WEST BLOOMFIELD TWP. EXPECTED TO CLOSE APRIL 15 FOR CONTINUED WORK

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Maple Road at Middlebelt Road in West Bloomfield Township on Monday, March 30 Wednesday, April 15, for continued construction work on the roundabout. 

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Maple/Middlebelt Road Roundabout Construction Press Releases
Posted on: February 28, 2020

TWO PUBLIC INFO MEETINGS SET FOR 3/11 FOR 12 MILE ROAD RESURFACING PROJECT (GREENFIELD TO COOLIDGE)

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Berkley, will conduct two public information meetings on Wednesday, March 11, to share information about the upcoming project to resurface 12 Mile Road from Greenfield Road to ...

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12 Mile Road information flier Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Commentary: Fixing the formula for road funding won't fix the real problem

By Dennis Kolar, PE 

Managing Director 

Road Commission for Oakland County

As seen in the Feb. 18, 2020 Crain’s Detroit Business

Here we go again.

Every time we in Michigan have a serious discussion about fixing our roads, those who...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 11, 2020

PUBLIC INFO MEETING WILL BE FEB. 25 FOR NORTH HOLLY ROAD RESURFACING PROJECT IN HOLLY TOWNSHIP

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The Road Commission for Oakland County, in partnership with Holly Township, will conduct a public information meeting Tuesday, Feb. 25, to share information about the upcoming project to resurface North Holly Road from just north of Grange Hall Road north...

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North Holly Road Meeting & Project Information Press Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2020

RCOC NABS $12 MILLION IN FEDERAL CMAQ GRANTS

Beverly Hills, MI – The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) was notified recently that it has been awarded more than $12 million in federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (CMAQ) grants primarily to be used to ope...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2020

JAMIAN RE-ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF ROAD COMMISSION FOR OAKLAND COUNTY

2020 RCOC Board of Commissioners (left to right, Chairman Gregory Jamian, Vice Chair Ronald Fowkes a

At its first meeting of 2020, on Thursday, Jan. 9, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board re-elected Greg Jamian its chairman.

Jamian served as chairman in 2019 as well as in 2013 and 2014. He is an 11-year veteran of the three-member Board, w...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2020

RCOC RECEIVES SIX FEDERAL SAFETY GRANTS

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) in late December was notified that it will receive six federal “safety” road-funding grants, totaling more than $1.4 million, that will enable six road-improvement projects in 2021.

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Safety Grants Awarded to the RCOC Press Release Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2019

MAYBEE ROAD OPEN AT WEST SIDE OF BALDWIN ROAD IN ORION TWP.

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The contractor for the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Baldwin Road project today (Friday, Dec. 13) opened Maybee Road between Baldwin Road and Rohr Road in Orion Twp.

The road had been closed at the west side of the Baldwin intersection since Ju...

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Baldwin Road Press Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2019

MAPLE/MIDDLEBELT ROAD ROUNDABOUT IN WEST BLOOMFIELD TWP IS OPEN TO TRAFFIC

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The Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) has opened the newly constructed Maple Road/Middlebelt Road roundabout in West Bloomfield Township. The intersection has been fully closed since Sept. 14. 

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Maple/Middlebelt Road Construction Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2019

RCOC TO HOST PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING NOV. 12 FOR BARRON ROAD PAVING PROJECT IN GROVELAND TWP

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the planned 2020/2021 paving of Barron Road from Grange Hall Road to Groveland Road in Groveland Township.

The meeting will b...

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Barron Road Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2019

CRANBROOK RESURFACING FROM 14 MILE TO MAPLE ROAD IS POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 DUE TO CONFLICTING PROJECTS

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      The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the City of Birmingham and Bloomfield Township have jointly agreed to postpone the resurfacing of Cranbrook Road from 14 Mile Road to Maple Road until 2021.  

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2019

SIGNAL MODERNIZATION PROJECT ON 12 MILE ROAD IN ROYAL OAK BEGINS OCT. 28

SIGNAL WORK AHEAD ROAD SIGN

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin the modernization of 10 traffic signal and crosswalk-signal locations on 12 Mile Road from east of Woodward Avenue (M-1) to Connecticut Avenue (just west of Campbell Road) in Royal Oak beginning tod...

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Press release Press Releases
Posted on: September 26, 2019

FY 2020 ROAD COMMISSION BUDGET APPROVED AT RCOC MEETING TODAY

Budget approved.  The RCOC Board approves the FY 2020 budget. Shown are (left to right): Vice Chairm

The budget was presented to the public at a public hearing Aug. 22. The $162 million budget represents an increase of about $7 million compared to the $155 million 2019 budget adopted in September of last year. The 2020 proposed budget increased primarily...

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Budget attachments Press Releases
Posted on: August 20, 2019

REMINDER: ROAD COMMISSION 2020 BUDGET WILL BE PRESENTED AT AUG. 22 PUBLIC HEARING

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will present its proposed fiscal year 2020 budget during a public hearing Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Auditorium, 1200 N. Telegraph in Pontiac.

The public is inv...

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2020 Budget Hearing Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2019

PROPOSED FY 2020 RCOC BUDGET WILL BE PRESENTED AT AUG. 22 PUBLIC HEARING

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will present its proposed Fiscal Year 2020 budget during a public hearing Thursday, Aug. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Auditorium, 1200 N. Telegraph in Pontiac.

The public is inv...

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RCOC FY 2020 Proposed Budget Press Releases
Posted on: July 31, 2019

RCOC GETS A KID ZONE PAGE ON THE WEBSITE

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has created a new page on its website called the Kid Zone.

            The Kid Zone includes engaging materials such as coloring books, educational videos a...

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Kids Zone Press Releases
Posted on: July 17, 2019

BALDWIN ROAD WIDENING IN ORION TOWNSHIP WILL EXTEND INTO NEXT YEAR

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) widening and reconstruction project on Baldwin Road in Orion Township, originally expected to be completed this year, will now extend into next year due to weather and complexities related to utility relocatio...

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Baldwin Road Project Information Press Releases
Posted on: January 14, 2019

LALONDE IS NEW RCOC BOARD MEMBER; JAMIAN ELECTED CHAIRMAN

Commissioners Jamian, Fowkes and LaLonde

For the first time in eight years, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has a new road commissioner: Andrea LaLonde of Clawson.

LaLonde is an employee of the Operating Engineers 324 of Michigan where she has worked for 11 years. She participated i...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2018

RCOC TO HOST PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING OCT. 24 FOR 2019-2020 DIXBORO RD PAVING PROJECT

Gravel Road paving

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the planned 2019 paving of Dixboro Road from 8 Mile Road to 9 Mile Road in the communities of Lyon and Green Oak townships...

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Dixboro Road Project Information Press Releases