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Posted on: March 4, 2021

RCOC TO APPLY SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS TO ROADS 0N MONDAY, MARCH 8, AT 6 AM

weight restrictions for 2021 on RCOC roads

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will apply seasonal spring weight restrictions to its non-all-weather roads next Monday, March 8, at 6 a.m. The restrictions limit the amount of weight trucks can carry on the roads and are intended t...

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List of roads Press Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2021

RCOC ADIVSES DRIVERS TO USE CAUTION ON GRAVEL ROADS

Gravel Road conditions in the spring with explanation

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) advises drivers to use caution on gravel roads during the upcoming weeks. Weather over the past few weeks, ranging from snow, rain, frigid temperatures and the current warmer conditions, is causing very rough ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2021

UPDATE: 14 MILE ROAD FROM M-5 TO DECKER/NOVI ROAD TO REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL APPROXIMATELY APR. 5

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has granted a permit extension for the continued closure of 14 Mile Road from M-5 to Decker/Novi Road on the Walled Lake/Commerce Twp./Novi border until April 5 for ongoing work on water main installation by t...

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Great Lakes Water Authority Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2021

MAPLE RD FROM INKSTER TO FRANKLIN EXPECTED TO CLOSE MARCH 2-12 FOR CONTINUED UTILITY WORK

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has issued a permit to DTE Energy to close Maple Road from Franklin Road to Inkster Road in Bloomfield Township from March 2 through March 12 for continued utility-relocation work.   The start date is...

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Maple Road Construction Press Releases
Posted on: February 24, 2021

TINDALL ROAD NORTH OF EAST HOLLY ROAD EXPECTED TO CLOSE MAR. 1-APR. 20

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has approved a permit allowing Burroughs Materials Inc. to close Tindall Road just north of East Holly Road on Groveland/Springfield township border for underground tunnel construction work b...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 18, 2021

RCOC LOOKING TO HIRE APPROXIMATELY 30 SEASONAL SUMMER LABORERS

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is looking to hire approximately 30 seasonal summer laborers. 

The position pay rate is $12.25 per hour, with a five-day work-week schedule. Workers are expected to report in early June. The positions ...

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Job link Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2021

ROAD COMMISSION TRAFFIC-SAFETY DIRECTOR NAMED 2020 ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Traffic-Safety Department Director Danielle Deneau, PE

The County Road Association (CRA) of Michigan Engineering Committee, on Feb. 10, named Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Traffic-Safety Department Director Danielle Deneau PE the 2020 CRA Urban Engineer of the Year. 

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 21, 2021

RCOC BOARD RECOGNIZES CONTRIBUTIONS OF FORMER ROAD COMMISSIONER GREG JAMIAN

Commissioner Greg Jamian photo, served on RCOC board from 2009 to 2020

            The three members of the Board unanimously passed a resolution honoring Jamian, who was first appointed to the Board in 2009 and served for 12 years. His terms included four years ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 7, 2021

NANCY QUARLES NAMED NEW OAKLAND COUNTY ROAD COMMISSIONER; ANDREA LALONDE NAMED RCOC CHAIR

: Photos of Chairperson LaLonde, Vice Chairperson Quarles and Commissioner Fowkes are attached.

Nancy Quarles, a familiar face among public servants in Oakland County, has been named the new member of the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board.

            Quarles, a former state...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

STATE LEGISLATORS SIGN SPECIAL TRIBUTE THANKING RCOC WORKERS FOR EFFORTS DURING PANDEMIC

Greg Jamian (right) and Dennis Kolar display state tribute recognizing R.C.O.C. workers during pande

Five state legislators representing Oakland County recently signed a special tribute honoring Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) employees for their roles as essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

“Our employees are essential workers, an...

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House of Representatives Tribute Press Releases
Posted on: December 11, 2020

PROJECTS THAT COULD DELAY TRAFFIC ON RCOC ROADS DEC. 11 & DEC. 18 OR MIGHT START SHORTLY THEREAFTER

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The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between December 11 and December 18 or may start shortly thereafter. 

It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that...

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Road Construction & Permit Projects Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2020

RCOC PREPARING FOR SNOW BY REVIEWING WINTER OPERATIONS WITH STAFF, HIRING PART-TIME WORKERS

RCOC snowplow truck at the Southfield garage

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is in the process of reviewing its winter operations with its truck drivers and preparing its trucks and plows in anticipation of the inevitable arrival of winter weather. 

Again this year, RCOC is hir...

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Press Releases
Posted on: October 12, 2020

ROAD COMMISSION SEEKING INPUT ON PROPOSED 12 MILE IMPROVEMENT IN NOVI & WIXOM

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the cities of Novi and Wixom, is seeking public input as part of an extensive study of 12 Mile Road between Beck and Dixon roads in the two cities.

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12 Mile Road Information Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2020

ROAD COMMISSION SEEKING INPUT ON AVON/DEQUINDRE CORRIDOR PROJECT

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the Macomb County Department of Roads, the cities of Rochester and Rochester Hills and Shelby Township, is seeking public input on a proposed plan to improve the Avon Road/Dequindre Road c...

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Avon Road Corridor Improvement Plan Press Releases
Posted on: September 25, 2020

ROAD COMMISSION BOARD ADOPTS $161 MILLION FY 2021 BUDGET

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board of Road Commissioners today adopted a $161 million budget for the agency for fiscal year (FY) 2021.

            “Despite this being an extra...

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Budget Press Release/Summary of Expenses Press Releases
Posted on: September 24, 2020

ROAD COMMISSION IMPLORES DRIVERS TO SLOW DOWN, PAY ATTENTION IN WORK ZONES

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In the wake of two road workers being struck by motorists this week, Officials with the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) are imploring motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving in road work zones. 

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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.

The fede...

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Safety Grants Awarded to the RCOC Press Release Press Releases
Posted on: November 4, 2019

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

Barron Road and Grange Hall Road sign

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: 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