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 Road, back to Orion Road and vice versa. The detour route for Conklin Road traffic is Conklin Road to Miller Road to Orion Road and vice versa. The detour route for Stoney Creek Road traffic is Adams Road to Orion Road and vice versa. 

The approximately $2 million safety-improvement project is funded mostly with federal dollars, with RCOC and Orion Township providing matching dollars. The reconfigured intersection will be safer for vehicles and pedestrians and improve traffic flow. After reviewing all possible designs for the intersection, the roundabout design was chosen because of its enhanced safety benefits. 

The project includes:

  • Construction of a modern roundabout at the Orion Road/Stoney Creek Road intersection. Conklin Road will intersect Orion Road with a “T” intersection north of the roundabout.
  • Improvements to storm sewers and drainage.
  • Construction of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-compliant pedestrian crosswalks with pathway connections.
  • Placement of new curbs and gutters.
  • Installation of intersection lighting.

RCOC has installed a work-zone camera that provides a real-time view overlooking the roundabout construction work being done by the contractor, Pro-Line Asphalt, and takes a photo every 15 minutes between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Site visitors can view photos of the project or a time-lapse series that combines all images taken in succession. RCOC will produce a compilation of all photos following the completion of the project.

For more information about the project, visit the Orion/Stoney Creek/Conklin Roundabout.

For questions on the project, contact RCOC through any of the following methods:

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