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Posted on: April 19, 2018

PROJECTS THAT COULD DELAY TRAFFIC ON RCOC ROADS APR. 19-25 OR MIGHT START SHORTLY THEREAFTER

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The following projects may cause traffic delays on Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) roads between April 19 and April 25 or may start shortly thereafter.

It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with...

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Road Construction & Permit Projects (4/19-4/25) Press Releases
Posted on: April 17, 2018

RCOC EXTENDS ADOPT-A-ROAD SPRING CLEAN-UP BY A WEEK TO APR. 29

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has extended the annual spring Adopt-A-Road clean-up through April 29 due to weather. The original dates were April 14-22. 

“RCOC greatly appreciates volunteer groups that have adopted a road...

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Adopt A Road information Press Releases
Posted on: April 12, 2018

RCOC TO HOST PUBLIC INFO. MEETING MAY 8 FOR ADAMS/GUNN RD 2019 INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting about the planned 2019 Gunn/Adams Road intersection improvement project in Oakland Township on Tuesday, May 8.  

The meeting is from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Delta Ke...

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Adams/Gunn Road Intersection Informational Flier Press Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2018

POLLY ANN TRAIL CLOSED DURING WOOD TRAIL CULVERT REPLACEMENT IN OXFORD TWP.

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has closed the Polly Ann Trail (a pedestrian/bike trail) between Indian Trail Road and Drahner Road in Oxford Township. The closure is part of the culvert replacement that is taking place on Wood Trail adjacen...

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Weekend, Emergency & Short-Term Road Closures Press Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2018

RCOC TO CLOSE NAPIER RD BETWEEN 9 MILE AND 10 MILE RDS ON LYON TWP./NOVI BORDER ON APRIL 9

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) plans to close Napier Road between 9 Mile and 10 Mile roads on the Lyon Township/Novi border beginning April 9 in order to pave the gravel road. Project start is weather-dependent and could change. &a...

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Napier Road paving project Press Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2018

RCOC TO BEGIN PHASE 2 CONSTRUCTION OF MAPLE RD FROM DRAKE TO HALSTED APPROXIMATELY APR. 9; DETOURS

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin the widening and resurfacing of Maple Road from Drake Road to Halsted Road in West Bloomfield Township approximately April 2 April 9.  Project start is weather-dependent and could cha...

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Maple Road Construction Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2018

RESIDENTS INVITED TO SIGN UP FOR DUST-CONTROL APPLICATIONS FOR GRAVEL ROADS

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Oakland County residents living on gravel roads who would like to participate in the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) dust-control program this summer and fall, can now submit their applications for the service. Applications must be received by M...

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Gravel Roads Press Releases
Posted on: April 3, 2018

RCOC PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING APR. 26 FOR WALTON BLVD. CONSTRUCTION BETWEEN SQUIRREL & ADAMS

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting Thursday, April 26, about the upcoming Walton Blvd. construction project that will involve replacing three culverts and resurfacing Walton Blvd. between Squirrel and Adam...

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Walton Blvd Meeting Flier Press Releases
Posted on: March 26, 2018

RCOC SEEKING PARTNERS TO HELP BEAUTIFY COUNTY; 2018 CLEAN-UP DATES ARE SET

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Want to help beautify your community?  Tired of seeing trash along roadways?  If so, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has just the opportunity for you: There are roads available as part of the Adopt-A-Road program.

Volunteer ...

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Adopt A Road information Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2018

BALDWIN RD PHASE I CONSTRUCTION, FROM GREGORY TO MORGAN IN ORION TWP., EXPECTED TO BEGIN APRIL 2

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will resume work on Phase I of a two-year construction project on Baldwin Road, from Gregory Road to Morgan Road in Orion Township, on April 2.  

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Baldwin Road Construction Press Releases
Posted on: March 23, 2018

RCOC SPRING WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS TO BE LIFTED MONDAY, APRIL 2, AT 6 A.M

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board of Road Commissioners is expected to lift weight restrictions for commercial trucks on its non-all-weather roads effective at 6 a.m., Monday, April 2. Imposed Feb. 26, the restrictions will have been in ...

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Spring Weight Restrictions Press Releases
Posted on: March 9, 2018

RCOC BOARD APPROVES LARGEST-EVER PRESERVATION OVERLAY PROGRAM

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When its contractor starts resurfacing roads in April, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will be one of the first road agencies in the state to start spending the new road funding provided by the state Legislature.

Recently, the Legislature agr...

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Preservation Overlay Press Releases
Posted on: March 1, 2018

SECOND PHASE OF DEQUINDRE ROAD CONSTRUCTION BETWEEN LONG LAKE RD & BURNINGBUSH DR STARTS ON MAR 5

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin the second phase of a two-year reconstruction project that includes the widening of Dequindre Road to five lanes between Long Lake Road and Burningbush Dr. on the Troy/Sterling Heights border ...

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Dequindre Road Project Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2018

RCOC EXPANDS EFFORTS TO ADDRESS POTHOLES

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The Road Commission for Oakland County is taking several additional steps this year to address the onslaught of potholes that is besieging roads across the region.

“The true root cause of the severe pothole problem is Michigan’s decades...

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Pothole reporting (short form) Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2018

RCOC ADDS NEW PAGES TO WEBSITE HIGHLIGHTING EXCESS PROPERTY AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has added a section to its website that offers site visitors the opportunity to view and purchase excess properties owned by RCOC.

The pages can be found at http://rcocweb.org/317/Excess-Property or by clicking...

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Excess Property Press Releases
Posted on: February 20, 2018

RCOC ADVISES DRIVERS TO USE CAUTION ON GRAVEL ROADS THROUGHOUT OAKLAND COUNTY

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) advises drivers to use caution on gravel roads during the upcoming weeks.   

Rain mixed with snowmelt on many of the nearly 760 miles of gravel roads in Oakland County is causing soft conditio...

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Report a Road Concern Press Releases
Posted on: February 7, 2018

RCOC IS THE ONLY ROAD AGENCY IN MI TO RECEIVE NATIONAL AWARD FOR SAFE & SUSTAINABLE SNOWFIGHTING

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has won a 2017 Safe and Sustainable Snowfighting Award from the Salt Institute for excellence in environmental consciousness and effective management in the storage of winter road salt. RCOC is the only road a...

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Salt Institute Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2018

RCOC ADDS NEW OPTION TO ITS APP FOR EASIER POTHOLE REPORTING

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has added a pothole-reporting option to its app providing citizens with a quick and efficient way to report the pesky holes.   

The app is free and can be downloaded through the  Goog...

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2018

RCOC REMINDS MOTORISTS TO USE CAUTION AROUND POTHOLE PATCHING CREWS; EXPLAINS POTHOLE PATCHING

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) would like to help motorists understand some of the philosophy behind its approach to pothole patching and reminds motorists to use caution when driving around pothole patching crews.

“It’s always important to ...

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Contact Us Press Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2018

WILSON RE-ELECTED ROAD COMMISSION CHAIRMAN, JAMIAN REMAINS VICE CHAIR

RCOC Commissioners (Wilson, Jamian & Fowkes)

The three-member Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board, at its regularly scheduled meeting Jan. 11, re-elected Eric Wilson as Board chairman and Greg Jamian as vice chairman.

The Board traditionally elects its officers at the first meeting of the...

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Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2017

RCOC REMINDS EVERYONE TO NOT PLOW OR SHOVEL SNOW BACK INTO THE ROAD

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) reminds residents and business owners that it is illegal under Michigan law to shovel or plow snow or ice onto any road or highway, or to deposit snow on a road or road shoulder in such a way that it blocks mo...

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Winter Roads Press Releases
Posted on: November 28, 2017

RCOC TO HOST DEC. 6 PUBLIC MEETING ON THE 2018 TRIPP RD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT IN GROVELAND TWP.

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting Wednesday, Dec. 6, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the planned 2018 reconstruction of Tripp Road between Dixie Highway and Van Road in Groveland Township.

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Tripp Road Reconstruction Project Flyer Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2017

RCOC BOARD ADOPTS FY 2018 BUDGET

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) Board of Road Commissioners, at its regular meeting Thursday, Sept. 21, adopted the agency’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget.

The $146.9 million budget represents an increase of about $17.8 million compared t...

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2018 Budget Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

DEQUINDRE ROAD CONSTRUCTION BETWEEN LONG LAKE RD AND BURNINGBUSH DR TO BEGIN SEPT 18

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin the two-year reconstruction and widening to five lanes of Dequindre Road from Long Lake Road to Burningbush Dr. on the Troy/Sterling Heights border on Sept. 18.

Dequindre will remain open for t...

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Dequindre Road Construction Information Press Releases
Posted on: August 14, 2017

PROPOSED FY 2018 RCOC BUDGET WILL BE PRESENTED AT AUG. 24 PUBLIC HEARING

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will present its proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget during a public hearing Thursday, Aug. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Auditorium, 1200 N. Telegraph in Pontiac.

The public is inv...

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2018 Proposed Budget Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2017

RCOC TO HOST PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING 8/8 FOR DEQUINDRE WIDENING PROJECT, LONG LAKE - BURNINGBUSH

Public Meeting Notice

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting Tuesday, Aug. 8, about the planned widening and reconstruction of Dequindre Road between Long Lake Road and Burnungbush Drive on the Troy/Sterling Heights border.

The publ...

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Dequindre Road Project Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2017

MAPLE RD FROM HAGGERTY TO HALSTED CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN JULY 17; WB TRAFFIC DETOUR TO BEGIN JULY 24

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       The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to begin the widening and resurfacing of Maple Road from Haggerty Road to Halsted Road in West Bloomfield Township on Monday, July 17.

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Maple Road Construction 2017 & 2018 Press Releases
Posted on: July 7, 2017

BALDWIN ROAD CONSTRUCTION IN ORION TWP TO OFFICIALLY BEGINS TUESDAY, JULY 18

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      The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin a two- year construction project on Baldwin Road, from Morgan Road to Gregory Road in Orion Township, on Tuesday, July 18.  

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Baldwin Road Construction Page Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2017

NAPIER/10 MILE CONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN JULY 5; ROAD CLOSURE SCHEDULED FOR JULY 17 THROUGH MID-OCTOBER

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     The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin reconstructing the  10 Mile Road/Napier Road intersection as a modern roundabout and reconstructing 10 Mile Road from Copperwood to Nepavine Drive on the Nov...

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Napier/10 Mile Road Information Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2017

BALDWIN RD CONSTRUCTION PUBLIC MEETING SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 7 AT WALDON MIDDLE SCHOOL

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting about the widening of Baldwin Road in Orion Township on Wednesday, June 7, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

            The meet...

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Baldwin Road Construction Page Press Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2017

RCOC TO PRESENT BALDWIN RD WIDENING PROJECT TO BUSINESSES ON MAY 25 AT ORION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the Orion Area Chamber of Commerce and Orion Township, will conduct an informational meeting about the impending widening of Baldwin Road between Morgan and Waldon, specifically for area b...

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Baldwin Road Construction Page Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2017

RCOC TO HOST SECOND PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING ON MAY 24 FOR NAPIER/10 MILE PROJECT

2017 Napier/10 Mile Road Information Flier

     The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), on Wednesday, May 24, will host a public information meeting about the planned 2017 10 Mile/Napier Road intersection improvements on the Novi/Lyon Township border and 2018 pavi...

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Napier/10 Mile Road Information Flier Press Releases
Posted on: January 26, 2017

HISTORIC GINGELL BROS STONE SIGN SAVED

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The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has saved a historic stone sign from a 1940s era building in Orion Township that is being demolished as part of the Baldwin Road widening project.

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Press Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2017

NEW LAW MEANS OAKLAND CO. COMMUNITIES CAN REQUEST 45 MPH SPEED LIMITS ON RCOC GRAVEL ROADS

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            A package of bills signed into law Jan. 4 by Michigan Governor Rick Snyder allows townships and villages in counties with a population greater than 1 million to request the county road comm...

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Link to Public Act 445 of 2016 (HB4423) Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2016

RCOC TO HOST PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING ON JUNE 15 FOR THE 2017 & 2018 BALDWIN RD. WIDENING PROJECT

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting Wednesday, June 15, about the widening of Baldwin Road from Morgan Road to Gregory Road in Orion Township.

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Baldwin Road Public Meeting Flier (PDF) Press Releases