Road Construction in Rochester and Rochester Hills April 2011

ROAD:                       Walton Blvd. from east of Adams Road to Great Oaks Blvd.

Project:                       RCOC is resurfacing this road. During the project, at least one lane of Walton in each direction will remain open at all times, but motorists may experience some backups, especially during rush hours.

Community:               Rochester Hills

Completion Date:      By Aug. 12

 

ROAD:                       Crooks Road, just north and south of M-59 (from Austin Street to Star-Batt Drive)

Project:                       The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is resurfacing and widening this section of Crooks to five lanes as part of the widening of the Crooks Road bridge over  M-59. During the work, Crooks is reduced to a single lane in each direction between Austin and Star-Batt. The new M-59 overpass will be four lanes, and two new loop ramps are being added at the interchange to eliminate left turns. The ramps at the interchange are being slightly reconfigured and reconstructed.

Community:               Rochester Hills

Completion Date:      November

 

ROAD:                       Crooks Road, 14 Mile Road to Equity Street

Project:                       RCOC will reconstruct this road and widen it from four lanes to five beginning by mid-May. During the project, at least one lane of this section of Crooks Road in each direction will remain open, but motorists should expect delays.

Community:               Troy, Royal Oak and Clawson

Completion Date:      By Oct. 14

ROAD:                       Silverbell Road between M-24 (Lapeer Road) and Giddings Road

Project:                       This section of Silverbell is closed while RCOC replaces the bridge over the Grand Trunk Western Railroad tracks. During the closure, the detour route for through traffic is M-24 to Brown Road to Giddings Road and back to Silverbell and vice versa.

Community:               Orion Twp.

Completion Date:      By approximately June 30.

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