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The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between Oct. 8 and Oct. 15 or may start shortly thereafter.
It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission.
Please note: This information is subject to change. Projects can change from day to day, and traffic delays can develop in a matter of minutes due to weather, emergency situations, etc.
The project list is attached.
Additional information about current and upcoming projects can also be viewed on the RCOC website: 2021 RCOC ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS (http://www.rcocweb.org/189/Road-Projects.
2021 RCOC Road Construction and Permit Work Status (10/8/21 update)
11 Mile Road Culvert Replacement
Just east of South Hill Road
Culvert removal and replacement.
No. Flaggers will direct traffic during the work.
Fonson Company, Inc.
11 Mile Culvert Replacement
12 Mile Road
Orchard Lake Road to Farmington Road
Asphalt resurfacing, some concrete repairs, Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks, repairs to curbs and gutters. Additionally, some side street approaches to 12 Mile Rd will be milled (grinding road surface) and paved with asphalt.
No; expect lane and some side street approach closures. One lane of traffic will be maintained on 12 Mile Rd in each direction. Residential and business access maintained.
12 Mile Road, Orchard Lake to Farmington Road
Lahser Road to Evergreen Road
Reconstruction of road including asphalt paving, traffic signal upgrades, adding right-turn lanes at several locations, Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks, pathway construction and new curbs and gutters.
No. Two-way traffic maintained.
M.L. Chartier Excavating, Inc.
12 Mile Road, Lahser to Evergreen
*14 Mile Road (PERMIT PROJECT)
West of Decker/Novi Road
Commerce Township, Novi and Walled Lake
Great Lakes Water Authority watermain replacement.
Yes. 14 Mile Rd from Decker/Novi Rd to Walled Lake Rd closure starts Oct. 11.
Decker Rd to Maple Rd to East Walled Lake Dr, back to 14 Mile Rd and vice versa.
Great Lakes Water Authority
Permit Work & Short-Term Road Closures
14 Mile Road (PERMIT PROJECT)
Eastbound 14 Mile Road from Rochester to Campbell Road
Royal Oak and Clawson
City of Royal Oak water main replacement.
No. Expect eastbound right (outside) lane closure for the work.
City of Royal Oak
Long Lake Road to Square Lake Road
Troy and Bloomfield Township
Resurfacing with asphalt; upgrade to Long Lake/Adams Rd traffic signal; new center, left-turn lanes at Vineyards Dr. and Westview Rd; Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks; improved drainage; extension of some passing and right-turn lanes.
Yes, southbound Adams Rd is closed to through traffic. Northbound Adams Road remains open for local traffic only.
Southbound traffic detour is Adams Rd to Square Lake Rd to Coolidge Hwy to Long Lake Rd, back to Adams Rd.
*Avon Road (PHASE I)
East of Dequindre Road (over the Clinton River)
Rochester Hills and Shelby Township
Bridge removal and replacement expected to start Nov. 1. Project also includes the construction of a roundabout at the Dequindre/Avon Road (expected to start summer of 2022).
Yes; park and business access maintained.
John R Rd to Hamlin Rd to Ryan Rd to 23 Mile Rd, back to Avon/Dequindre Rd.
Early August of 2022 (bridge and roundabout construction)
Avon Road, Dequindre to 23 Mile Road
Grange Hall Road to just north of Groveland Road
Paving 2.39 miles of gravel road with asphalt, improved drainage, concrete curbs and gutters.
Yes. Residential and business access maintained.
Grange Hall Rd to Jossman Rd to Groveland Rd, back to Barron Rd and vice versa.
Big Beaver Road (PERMIT PROJECT)
Just west of Dequindre Road (westbound lanes)
City of Troy watermain and sanitary sewer work.
No. Westbound Big Beaver Road will have lane closures just west of Dequindre Road (one lane will remain open for traffic during the work).
City of Troy Construction Updates
Clarkston Road (part of the Independence Township road funding millage)
Clarkston Village limits to Sashabaw Road
Milling (grinding) road surface and asphalt resurfacing work.
No, flaggers will direct traffic in the work zone.
Independence Township Road Improvement Millage
Greenfield Road (PERMIT PROJECT)
13 Mile Road to 14 Mile Road
Beverly Hills and Royal Oak
Consumers Energy gas main replacement work.
Yes, the road is closed to through traffic. Northbound Greenfield Road is open to local traffic only. Residential and business access maintained.
13 Mile Rd to Southfield Rd to 14 Mile Rd, back to Greenfield Rd and vice versa.
Livernois Road (PERMIT PROJECT)
Just south of Auburn Road
Pipeline maintenance under the road.
Auburn Rd to Crooks Rd to South Blvd., back to Livernois Rd and vice versa.
Sunoco Pipeline, LLC
Milford Road Culvert Replacement
Just east of Water Road over Buckhorn Creek
Remove and replace a culvert under the road. Work also includes asphalt paving, new storm sewers, replacement of guardrails and installation of curbs and gutters.
Fenton Rd to Hickory Ridge Rd to Middle Rd, back to Milford Rd and vice versa.
Superior Company, Inc.
Milford Road Culvert
Orchard Lake Road (northbound)
Long Lake Road to Indian Trail
West Bloomfield Township
Yes, just northbound Orchard Lake Rd. Expect periodic closures from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Southbound Orchard Lake Rd will remain open to traffic.
For northbound Orchard Lake Rd traffic detour is Long Lake Rd to Middlebelt Rd, back to Orchard Lake Rd.
Preservation Overlays (Simple Resurfacing)
Various heavier traveled roads throughout Oakland County
Simple resurfacing with placing 2-2.5 inches of asphalt on the road surface; work is weather-dependent.
No, expect traffic delays.
Cadillac Asphalt and Ace-Saginaw Paving
2021 Project List
Sashabaw Road and Oakhill Road Roundabout
Sashabaw Road and Oakhill Road intersection
Brandon and Independence townships
Construction of a compact roundabout, reconstruction of one-third mile of roadway with asphalt, improved drainage, Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant crosswalks, lighting and new curbs and gutters.
Sashabaw Rd detour: Seymour Lake Rd to Baldwin Rd to Clarkston Rd, back to Sashabaw. Oakhill Rd detour: Perry Lake Rd to Seymour Lake Rd to Dartmouth Rd back to Oakhill Rd
Oakhill/Sashabaw Road Compact Roundabout
Subdivision Roads (Special Assessment District)
Various subdivision roads in Oakland County townships
Reconstruction and resurfacing roads with asphalt.
Various start dates
Special Assessment District (SAD) Projects
White Lake Road (part of the Independence Township road funding millage)
Andersonville Road to the Clarkston Village limits
*indicates new or updated project; TBA (To Be Announced)