Dutton Road Bridge Replacement over the Paint Creek


In partnership with Rochester Hills and Oakland Township, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) hosted a public meeting for the Dutton Road bridge replacement project between the Livernois Road intersections,  expected to take place in 2023.   The public meeting was held on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Rochester Adams High School cafeteria, 3200 West Tienken Road, Rochester Hills.  The meeting was open house format with no formal presentation. RCOC staff was present to answer questions.  

Dutton Road bridge replacement meeting and project information flyer

Dutton Road bridge replacement public meeting press release


LOCATION: Dutton Road, between the north and south legs of Livernois Road

COMMUNITIES:  Rochester Hills and Oakland Township

The approximately $2.3 is mostly paid for with federal funding. The remaining dollars are provided by the City of Rochester Hills and the RCOC.

The project includes:

  • Full bridge removal and replacement.
  • Wider bridge to accommodate pedestrians and environmental concerns.
  • Asphalt paving over the vicinity of the bridge.
  • Shoulder paving on the north side of Dutton Road that will connect the existing Paint Creek Trail parking lot to the trail.
  • Installation of curbs and gutters.
  • New guardrail.

Contractor/Timeframe/Road Closure information:

CONTRACTOR: Grand River Construction, Inc.

CONTRACTOR WEBSITE:  https://grandriverconstruction.com/

START DATE:  July 24 July 26

END:  Early November 

ROAD CLOSURE:  Yes, Dutton Road will be fully closed to through traffic between the north and south legs of Livernois Road.  Access to homes will be maintained.  Paint Creek Trail remains mostly accessible east of Paint Creek. There will have a two-day closure in the fall of 2023, with dates to be announced.  

DETOUR:  Brewster Road to Tienken Road to Rochester Road to Orion Road, back to Dutton Road and vice versa. 

PAINT CREEK TRAIL CLOSURE:  The Paint Creek Trail will be closed at Dutton Road for approximately two days in the fall.  Dates will be announced.


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