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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 30, 2018

RCOC PREPARED FOR WINTER: HIRING PART-TIME STAFF TO AUGMENT SNOWPLOW DRIVERS

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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 hiring part-t...

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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

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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 19, 2018

WORKZONE CAMERA PROVIDES PUBLIC VIEW OF OPDYKE ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT OVER CLINTON RIVER

Workzone camera image on Opdyke Road bridge replacement over the Clinton River north of Auburn Road

A work zone camera is active to provide the public with a real-time view of the replacement of the Opdyke Road bridge over the Clinton River in Pontiac and Auburn Hills. The camera will operate daily, shooting a photo every 15 minutes between 7 a.m. and 7...

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Opdyke Project Information Press Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2018

CONSTRUCTION ON SOUTH BLVD BETWEEN ADAMS AND CROOKS ROADS ON TO BEGIN JUNE 20

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin a construction project on South Blvd from Adams Road to Crooks Road on the Troy/Rochester Hills border on June 20.  

The approximately $2.4 million project is funded by Troy, Rochester Hills...

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South Blvd Project Information 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: March 19, 2018

RCOC TO CLOSE NAPIER RD BETWEEN 9 MILE AND 10 MILE RDS ON LYON TWP./NOVI BORDER ON APRIL 9

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) plans to close Napier Road between 9 Mile and 10 Mile roads on the Lyon Township/Novi border beginning April 9 in order to pave the gravel road. Project start is weather-dependent and could change. &a...

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Napier Road paving project Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2018

RCOC TO BEGIN PHASE 2 CONSTRUCTION OF MAPLE RD FROM DRAKE TO HALSTED APPROXIMATELY APR. 9; DETOURS

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin the widening and resurfacing of Maple Road from Drake Road to Halsted Road in West Bloomfield Township approximately April 2 April 9.  Project start is weather-dependent and could cha...

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Maple Road Construction Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2018

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

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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: March 9, 2018

RCOC BOARD APPROVES LARGEST-EVER PRESERVATION OVERLAY PROGRAM

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When its contractor starts resurfacing roads in April, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will be one of the first road agencies in the state to start spending the new road funding provided by the state Legislature.

Recently, the Legislature agr...

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Preservation Overlay Press Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2018

WILSON RE-ELECTED ROAD COMMISSION CHAIRMAN, JAMIAN REMAINS VICE CHAIR

RCOC Commissioners (Wilson, Jamian & Fowkes)

The three-member Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board, at its regularly scheduled meeting Jan. 11, re-elected Eric Wilson as Board chairman and Greg Jamian as vice chairman.

The Board traditionally elects its officers at the first meeting of the...

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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.

            The meet...

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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