Baldwin Road (2017-2019)

  • Road:  Baldwin Road (2017-2019)
  • Project limits: Morgan Road to Waldon Road 
  • Community:   Orion Township


  • Multi-year project
  • Widening of Baldwin from Gregory to Morgan Road  Road (Phase 1)
  • Widening of Baldwin from Gregory to Waldon (Phase 2)
  • Construction of 5 roundabouts at (year for construction listed):
    • Gregory (2018) 
    • Waldon  (2019)
    • Maybee  (2019)
    • Judah  (2018)
    • Great Lakes Athletic Center (2019)
  • Visit the RCOC roundabout resource page

  • Concrete curb and gutter
  • Improved lighting and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant crosswalks  
  • Pedestrian paths
  • Improved drainage

Contractor:   Dan's Excavating (Phase 1)  
                       Phase 2 contractor To Be Announced

Project start:  Phase 1 in July 18,2017 and carryover to 2018; utility relocation, building demolition and land balancing (preparing property for new lanes of road) 
Phase 2 will begin in Spring of 2019

​2018 Phase I Closures:   

Morgan Road at Baldwin Road will close approximately May 7, 2018 THROUGH MAY 14.   The detour is Baldwin Road to Gregory Road to Rohr Road, back to Morgan Road and vice versa.    

Gregory Road will close at Baldwin Road on May 14 THROUGH late-August.   Once Morgan Road reopens at Baldwin Road, the contractor will close Gregory Road at Baldwin.  The detour for traffic is Baldwin Road to Morgan Road to Rohr Road, back to Gregory Road and vice versa.  

*** Baldwin Road will have periodic lane closures for storm sewer and utility work.  During that work, traffic will be under flag control.   

2018 Project Phase I continuation (Gregory to Morgan):  April 2, 2018
Phase I anticipated completion:  Late 2018

​2019 Phase II Project Information:

PHASE II START (Gregory to Waldon):  To Be Announced

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Workzone camera installed on Baldwin Road for public to view construction  (new)

Morgan Road to reopen at Baldwin Road on May 14; Gregory Road will close at Baldwin on May 14

Morgan Road to close at Baldwin Road on May 7, 2018

Baldwin Road north of Gregory Road will have a lane closed for sewer pipe installation on Friday, Apr. 20

***Baldwin Road Phase I Construction from Gregory to Morgan in Orion Twp set to begin on April 2

Baldwin Road Public Meeting Scheduled for June 7 at Waldon Middle School


WXYZ News Story on Baldwin Road Construction Project (July 18, 2017)

Daily Tribune article on Baldwin Road Construction Project beginning on July 18 (July 11, 2017)

Oakland Press article on June 7 Baldwin Road Public Meeting (May 23, 2017)

Baldwin Road Project Flier for June 7 Public Meeting

Oakland Press article on May 25 meeting with the Orion Chamber of Commerce (5/18/17)

RCOC to present project widening information to businesses at the Orion Chamber of Commerce on May 25

Baldwin Road Presentation

Baldwin Road Widening Project Article (02/04/16)

Baldwin Road project Facebook page
Baldwin Road Project Information Flier

Baldwin Road Construction Meeting/Info Flier 6-15-16

Baldwin Road Meeting Press Release

Baldwin Road Environmental Assessment Documents (found in "Publications" under Baldwin Road Environmental Assessment)

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2018 updated project map Phase 1

2018 updated project map Phase 2

RCOC is joined by utility companies, Dan's Excavating (prime contractor) and local community