Orion Road Closed at Stoney Creek Road for Roundabout Construction

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with Orion Township has closed the Orion Road/Stoney Creek Road/Conklin Road intersection in the township for safety improvements that include the construction of a roundabout. The intersection will remain closed from August 7 until mid-November. No traffic can get through the intersection during the closure. The detour route for Orion Road traffic is Adams Road to Silverbell Road to Lapeer Road (M-24) to Flint Street to Miller … [Read more...]

Resurfacing Rochester Road North of Tienken

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin resurfacing work August 8 on Rochester Road, from Tienken Road north to Lakeville Road, in Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, and Addison Township. The work is expected to be completed by October 14, 2022. During the work, the road will remain open to traffic with flaggers directing motorists in the work zone. Motorists should expect some delays. The project cost is $3.5 million. It will be paid for through federal road funding … [Read more...]

Avon and Dequindre Roads are Closed at Intersection Near Yates Cider Mill

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has closed Avon Road from John R Road to 23 Mile Road and Dequindre Road from Hamlin Road to 23 Mile Road on the Rochester Hills and Shelby Township border to replace the Avon Road bridge over the Clinton River and to replace the Avon/Dequindre intersection with a roundabout.  Bridge and Roundabout Going in at Avon and Dequindre Roads The demolition and reconstruction of the bridge is expected to start immediately, while the roundabout at … [Read more...]

2nd Street to Close in Downtown Rochester

There will be a temporary road closure of 2nd Street from the Bridge to Main Street. The City's of Rochester's contractor, Bowen Paving, will be removing three inches of asphalt off the roadway, starting on October 7 (pending weather). Then the road will be repaved on October 8 and 9. … [Read more...]

Livernois Road to Close for Pipeline Maintenance

UPDATE: The Sunoco Pipeline company will close Livernois Road just south of Auburn Road in Rochester Hills starting Monday, for pipeline maintenance under the road. The work was expected to start on Sept. 20 but has been delayed until September 29. The road is expected to reopen on October 20. The detour route for traffic is Auburn Road to Crooks Road to South Blvd., back to Livernois Road and vice versa.  The work is being done under a permit issued by the Road Commission for Oakland … [Read more...]

Spring into Action with Adopt-A-Road Clean-Up to Help Beautify County

Tired of viewing roadside litter? If so, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has just the opportunity for you: There are many roads still available as part of the Adopt-A-Road program. “This is a great opportunity for the public to help clean up our environment and beautify Oakland County communities,” RCOC Chair Andrea LaLonde stated. “Over the years, groups and organizations have committed volunteer time to clean up our communities by clearing litter along roadsides. They are … [Read more...]

Work for the Road Commission for Oakland County this Summer

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is looking to hire approximately 30 seasonal summer laborers. The position pay rate is $12.25 per hour, with a five-day work-week schedule. Workers are expected to report in early June. The positions will last 10 to 12 weeks, depending on need. Applicants must be 18 or older and have a high school diploma or GED by the first day, have a valid driver’s license, be legally eligible to work in the United States and be available to work Monday … [Read more...]

Road Commission Seeking Input on Avon/Dequindre Corridor Project

Avon Road Corridor Improvement Plan The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the Macomb County Department of Roads, the cities of Rochester and Rochester Hills and Shelby Township, is seeking public input on a proposed plan to improve the Avon Road/Dequindre Road corridor between The Avon/Dequindre intersection and the 23 Mile Road/Dequindre intersection on the Oakland County/Macomb County border. The road improvement will include: A roundabout at the … [Read more...]

Auburn Road Closure

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Auburn Road at the west side of the Dequindre Road/Auburn Road intersection on the Rochester Hills/Shelby Township border from approximately September 24 through approximately November 1 as part of the ongoing Dequindre Road widening project from Utica Road to Collins Avenue. Dequindre Road will remain open through the intersection throughout this time. During the closure, access to homes and businesses along Auburn Road between … [Read more...]

Adams Road Expected to Close July 13

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Adams Road from Avon Road to Walton Blvd. in Rochester Hills on Monday, July 13, for guard rail and bank stabilization work. The road is being closed due to its narrowness in this section. Work is being completed by RCOC Highway Maintenance staff. The closure is expected to last approximately two weeks. During the closure, access to homes and businesses will be maintained. This section of Adams Road carries approximately 21,130 … [Read more...]