UPDATE: PROJECT HAS BEEN MOVED TO 2022 DUE TO A MAJOR UTILITY CONFLICT; ROAD WILL REOPEN TO TRAFFIC BY THE EVENING OF AUG. 27, 2021.
PROJECT LIMITS: Culvert is located between Commerce and Wise roads, over the Hayes Creek (just north of Willow Road)
COMMUNITY: Commerce Township
FUNDING: The $778,000 project is funded by the Road Commission for Oakland County.
Culvert removal and replacement
Asphalt paving and new pavement markings over culvert
Concrete curbs and gutters
Upgraded traffic signal at the Willow Road/Union Lake Road intersection
Lake level control upgrade
CONTRACTOR: VIL Construction of Sterling Heights
START DATE: August 2
END DATE:Late September.Project has been moved to 2022 due to a utility conflict. Road will reopen to traffic in late August. Prior to opening the road, the traffic signal at the Union Lake Road/Willow Road intersection needs to be rebuilt. Additionally, the contractor must remove equipment and barricades. The road will need to swept and restriped prior to opening.
ROAD CLOSURE: Yes. Residential, business and DNR boat launch access maintained north and south of the culvert.
DETOUR: Wise Road to Carroll Lake Road to Commerce Road, back to Union Lake Road and vice versa.