Wixom Road Bridge over Huron River

  • Road: Wixom Road
  • Project Limits: over Huron River
  • Community: Commerce Township
  • Comments:  $2.2 million bridge replacement project with 95% funding from the Local Bridge Program (administered by the State of Michigan) and a 5% match by the RCOC.
  • Project includes: 
    • Bridge demolition and culvert removal
    • Tree removal (taking place after March 31)
    • Construction of a new single span bridge
    • New guardrials
    • Paving
  • Contractor:   Grand River Construction
  • Start Date: Late July
  • End Date: TBA
  • Detour for vehicle traffic:  Wixom Road to Glengary Road to Benstein Road to Bass Lake Road to Sleeth Road, back to Wixom Road and vice versa.   
  • Special note:  Huron River will also close to Huron River traffic during various stages of bridge construction.  The current plan is to keep the river open during the weekends throughout construction.   RCOC will post more information when available.   
Additional Information:

Wixom Road Project Flier

Hometown Life article on Wixom Road Bridge over the Huron River (3/19/18)

WHMI piece on Wixom Road bridge (4/2/18)

Wixom Road Bridge over Huron River before photos of culvert and wing walls
Wixom Road Bridge over Huron River before photos of culvert and wing walls