Ongoing Road Commission for Oakland County projects and delays

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) announced that the following projects may cause traffic delays on roads between Sept. 17 and Sept. 24.

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.

ROAD:                       Avon Road, Crooks Road to Adams Road

Project:                     Avon is closed between Crooks and Adams while RCOC resurfaces the road. The detour route is Adams to Hamlin to Livernois and back to Avon and vice versa.

Community:               Rochester Hills

Completion Date:      By Oct. 10

ROAD:                       Tienken Road, Livernois Road to the Paint Creek Trail

Project:                     This section of Tienken is closed while RCOC reconstructs and widens the road to three lanes, with a continuous center left-turn lane, and constructs a roundabout at the Tienken/Livernois intersection. The detour route for through traffic is Rochester Road to University Drive to Adams and back to Tienken and vice versa.

Community:               Rochester Hills

Completion Date:      Nov. 15 (the second phase, from Rochester Rd. to the Paint Creek Trail will take place next year)

ROAD:                       Baldwin Road from south of I-75 to Brown Road

Project:                     RCOC is removing and replacing this section of Baldwin Road. The road remains open during the work, but is reduced to one lane in each direction. Motorists should expect delays.

Community:               Auburn Hills and Orion Twp.

Completion Date:      November

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