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Posted on: May 20, 2019

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 24, for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Work will resume after 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May...

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Press Release Press Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

RCOC STILL LOOKING TO HIRE APPROXIMATELY 10 SEASONAL SUMMER LABORERS

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Beverly Hills, MI — The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is still looking to hire approximately 10 seasonal summer laborers. 

The position pay rate is $11.25 per hour, and it will be fulltime. The start dates for this position a...

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Press Release Press Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2019

RCOC TO CLOSE QUARTON RD BETWEEN LAHSER AND CRANBROOK FOR WIDENING WORK MAY 28 - JUNE 3

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Beginning May 28, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will close Quarton Road from Lahser Road to Cranbrook Road on the Bloomfield Township/Bloomfield Hills border to extend the westbound Quarton Road left-turn lane to southbound Lahser Road. &a...

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Detour Map Press Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2019

JOHN R JUST NORTH OF SQUARE LAKE RD IN TROY WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL LATE MAY DUE TO WEATHER

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Beverly Hills, MI – The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has extended the time frame for the John R Road closure just north of Square Lake Road in the City of Troy until late May due to weather-related issues causing delays with soil ex...

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John R Construction Page Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2019

ANDERSONVILLE RD BETWEEN CLARK RD AND FOREST POINTE BLVD IN SPRINGFIELD TWP TO CLOSE MAY 18

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Beverly Hills, MI – The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Andersonville Road to through traffic between Clark Road and Forest Pointe Boulevard in Springfield Township on Saturday, May 18, to replace a culvert under the r...

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Press Release Press Releases
Posted on: May 13, 2019

FRANKLIN ROAD FROM LONE PINE TO QUARTON RD IN BLOOMFIELD TWP TO CLOSE MAY 18 TO REPLACE TWO CULVERT

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Beverly Hills, MI – The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Franklin Road to through traffic from Lone Pine Road to Quarton Road in Bloomfield Township on Saturday, May 18, to replace two culverts under the road.

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Press Release Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2019

PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING FOR 10 MILE CONCRETE REPLACE BETWEEN EVERGREEN & GREENFIELD SET FOR MAY 7

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting on Thursday, May 7, about the concrete-replacement project plan for this year on 10 Mile Road from Evergreen Road to Greenfield Road in Southfield.

The meeting is from 4 p...

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10 Mile Road project information flier Press Releases
Posted on: April 23, 2019

CONSTRUCTION ON JOHN R BETWEEN LONG LAKE RD AND SOUTH BLVD TO BEGIN APRIL 29

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Beverly Hills, MI – The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close John R Road between Square Lake Road and South Boulevard to through traffic in the City of Troy April 29 through approximately May 19. The closure is needed for e...

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Project Page Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2019

RCOC EXPECTS CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN APR. 22 ON THE SASHABAW RD TURNAROUNDS IN INDEPENDENCE TWP.

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects construction to widen the Sashabaw Road turnarounds from just south of Bow Pointe Drive to Sheffler Drive in Independence Twp. to begin Monday, April 22.

The approximately $266,000 project is funded thr...

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Sashabaw Road Project Information Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2019

OPDYKE ROAD RESURFACING AND WATERMAIN WORK EXPECTED TO RESUME APR. 22 IN AUBURN HILLS AND PONTIAC

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to resume work on Opdyke Road between M-59 and Perry Street in Auburn Hills and Pontiac on April 22.  

The work will include watermain installation, resurfacing the road, construction of a pede...

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Opdyke Road Project Information Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2019

SASHABAW RD CONSTRUCTION BETWEEN I-75 AND CLARKSTON RD IN INDEPENDENCE TWP. EXPECTED TO BEGIN APR 22

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin construction on Sashabaw Road, from I-75 to just south of Clarkston Road in Independence Twp., on Monday, April 22.  

Two-way traffic and access to businesses and homes will be maintai...

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Sashabaw Road (I-75 to south of Clarkston) Press Releases
Posted on: April 8, 2019

RCOC SEEKING PARTNERS TO BEAUTIFY COUNTY; VOLUNTEERS WILL SPRING INTO ACTION FOR ADOPT-A-ROAD APR 13

Adopt a Road  -- Elizabeth Lake

Want to help beautify your community? If so, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has just the opportunity for you: There are roads available as part of the Adopt-A-Road program.

“This is a great opportunity for members of the public to ...

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Adopt-A-Road information Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2019

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 Monday, Apri...

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Instructions & application (Due Apr. 29) Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2019

DRIVE LIKE YOU WORK HERE: RCOC RECOGNIZES NATIONAL WORK-ZONE AWARENESS WEEK

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As the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) gears up for road construction season, it joins road agencies from across the country in recognizing National Work-Zone Awareness Week, April 8-12.

“With the return of the familiar orange barrels, ...

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National Work Zone Awareness Week Press Releases
Posted on: March 4, 2019

RCOC LOOKING TO HIRE 32 SEASONAL SUMMER LABORERS

Seasonal employees sign for hire, RCOC is looking to hire laborers

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is looking to hire 32 seasonal summer laborers.

The position pay rate is $11.25 per hour, and it will be fulltime. The start dates for this position are June 3 and June 17. The position will last approximately ...

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Current Job Openings Press Releases
Posted on: April 2, 2019

CONSTRUCTION ON BALDWIN ROAD FROM MORGAN TO GREGORY ROAD IN ORION TWP IS EXPECTED TO RESUME APR 8

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will resume work on Phase I on Baldwin Road widening project, from Gregory Road to Morgan Road in Orion Township, on April 8.  

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Baldwin Road Project Information Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2019

CONSTRUCTION ON WALTON BLVD. BETWEEN SQUIRREL AND ADAMS ROADS EXPECTED TO RESUME MARCH 25

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to restart construction on Walton Blvd. between Squirrel and Adams roads in Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills on Monday, March 25.  

The contractor, Z Contractors of Shelby Township, will begin ...

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Walton Blvd Project Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2019

RCOC BOARD APPROVES LARGEST-EVER PRESERVATION OVERLAY PROGRAM

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board of Road Commissioners, at its regular meeting today, approved the agency’s largest-ever contract for its preservation overlay, or simple resurfacing, program.

The nearly $25 million commitment w...

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Preservation Overlay Press Releases
Posted on: February 5, 2019

OAKLAND COUNTY COMMITTEE TO MEET FEB. 12 TO SELECT PROJECTS TO RECEIVE FEDERAL ROAD FUNDS IN 2022

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          The Oakland County Federal Aid Committee (FAC) will meet Feb. 12 at 9 a.m. at the Oakland County International Airport, 6500 Highland Road (M-59) in Waterford Township.

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Federal Aid Committee Agenda & Meeting Information Press Releases
Posted on: January 18, 2019

2018 SAW FEWER FATALITES ON RCOC ROADS COMPARED TO PAST THREE YEARS

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The number of traffic fatalities on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has trended downward over the past three years, including a nearly 20 percent decline in from 2017 to 2018.

For calendar year 2018, there were...

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List of fatality locations for 2018 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: November 15, 2018

RCOC MANAGING DIRECTOR PRAISES COMMUNITIES FOR SUPPORTING ROAD MILLAGES

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Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Managing Director Dennis Kolar praised the voters in seven Oakland County communities who stepped up on Nov. 6 when they approved property tax millages to support roads.

The communities are: Independence Township, ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2018

BRAD KNIGHT NAMED NEW DIRECTOR OF RCOC PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS

Brad Knight, RCOC Director of Planning & Environmental Concerns Dept.

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has named Brad Knight as the new director of the agency’s Planning and Environmental Concerns Department.

            A seven-year RCOC employee, ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 25, 2018

RCOC TO HOST PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING NOV. 13 FOR MIDDLEBELT/MAPLE INTERSECTION RECONSTRUCTION

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting about the planned 2019 Maple Road/Middlebelt Road intersection-improvement project in West Bloomfield Township on Nov.13.  

The meeting is from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at O...

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Project Information Press Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2018

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

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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
Posted on: September 21, 2018

RCOC BOARD APPROVES 2019 BUDGET

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) on Thursday (Sept. 20) approved the agency’s fiscal year 2019 budget.

The $155.3 million budget represents an increase of about $8.4 million compared to the $146.9 million 2018 budget adopted in Septe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2018

RCOC TO HOST PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING SEPT. 27 FOR 2019 SASHABAW RD PAVING PROJECT IN BRANDON TWP

Gravel Road paving

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the planned 2019 paving of Sashabaw Road from Sherwood Road to Granger Road in Brandon Township.

The meeting will take plac...

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Project Information Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2018

PROPOSED FY 2019 RCOC BUDGET WILL BE PRESENTED AT AUG. 23 PUBLIC HEARING

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Beverly Hills, MI—The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will present its proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget during a public hearing Thursday, Aug. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Auditorium, 1200 N. Telegraph ...

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RCOC 2019 Budget hearing to be held on Aug. 23 Press Releases
Posted on: June 22, 2018

ROAD COMMISSION DESIGNATES WILLIAMS LAKE ROAD AS OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM MEMORIAL HIGHWAY

RCOC employees install Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial Hwy sign on Williams Lake Road north of M-59

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) today, Friday, June 22, designated a section of Williams Lake Road in Waterford Township as Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial Highway in honor of the Oakland County soldiers who lost their lives in that conflic...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2018

P3M Chosen For Pioneering Connected-Vehicle Infrastructure Project

Pontiac, Michigan – Oakland County, Mich. and the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) have selected P3 Mobility (P3M) of Toronto through an open bid to launch a first-of-its-kind pilot program to test connected vehicle infrastructure and d...

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Oakland County Press Release on P3M Selection Press Releases
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Oakland County/RCOC announce big step in connected mobility

Who:                L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County executive

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Oakland County Partnership Press Release Press Releases
Posted on: May 31, 2018

WORKZONE CAMERA TO PROVIDE PUBLIC VIEW OF CONSTRUCTION OF THE BALDWIN ROAD

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has installed a work zone camera that is now providing a real-time view of the reconstruction of Baldwin Road between Morgan and Gregory roads in Orion Township including the construction of a roundabout at th...

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Baldwin Road Project Information Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2018

MORGAN ROAD EXPECTED TO OPEN MAY 14 AT BALDWIN ROAD IN ORION TOWNSHIP; GREGORY RD TO CLOSE SAME DAY

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to reopen Morgan Road at Baldwin Road in Orion Township beginning Monday, May 14. Once Morgan is open, RCOC will close Gregory Road at Baldwin Road.

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Baldwin Road Project Information Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2018

RCOC TO HOST PUBLIC INFO. MEETING MAY 8 FOR ADAMS/GUNN RD 2019 INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting about the planned 2019 Gunn/Adams Road intersection improvement project in Oakland Township on Tuesday, May 8.  

The meeting is from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Delta Ke...

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Adams/Gunn Road Intersection Informational Flier Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2018

RCOC PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING APR. 26 FOR WALTON BLVD. CONSTRUCTION BETWEEN SQUIRREL & ADAMS

Public_Notice

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting Thursday, April 26, about the upcoming Walton Blvd. construction project that will involve replacing three culverts and resurfacing Walton Blvd. between Squirrel and Adam...

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Walton Blvd Meeting Flier Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2018

BALDWIN RD PHASE I CONSTRUCTION, FROM GREGORY TO MORGAN IN ORION TWP., EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 2

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will resume work on Phase I of a two-year construction project on Baldwin Road, from Gregory Road to Morgan Road in Orion Township, on April 2.  

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Baldwin Road Construction Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2017

BALDWIN ROAD CONSTRUCTION IN ORION TWP TO OFFICIALLY BEGINS TUESDAY, JULY 18

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      The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin a two- year construction project on Baldwin Road, from Morgan Road to Gregory Road in Orion Township, on Tuesday, July 18.  

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Baldwin Road Construction Page Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

BALDWIN RD CONSTRUCTION PUBLIC MEETING SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 7 AT WALDON MIDDLE SCHOOL

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting about the widening of Baldwin Road in Orion Township on Wednesday, June 7, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Baldwin Road Construction Page Press Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2017

RCOC TO PRESENT BALDWIN RD WIDENING PROJECT TO BUSINESSES ON MAY 25 AT ORION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce and Orion Township, will conduct an informational meeting about the impending widening of Baldwin Road between Morgan and Waldon, specifically for area b...

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Baldwin Road Construction Page Press Releases