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...]

Auburn Road and Innovation Hills Park Recognized for Exceptional Design

Rochester Hills Receives Statewide Awards for 2019 Capital Investments The City of Rochester Hills was recently presented with two Awards of Excellence by the Michigan Concrete Association (MCA). Both the reconstruction of Auburn Road and Innovation Hills were recognized for their high-quality workmanship, outstanding decorative concrete finishes, and superior aesthetic design demonstrated in the finished product. Each year, MCA recognizes the best concrete projects and presents awards … [Read more...]

Emmons Road Closure May 8 to May 10

Emmons Road, in Rochester Hills, will be closed to vehicle traffic between Auburn Road and the alleyway approximately 200 feet north of Auburn Road. The closure will start around 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8, and will reopen around 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10. Emmons Road intersects with Auburn Road approximately halfway between John R. and Dequindre Roads. … [Read more...]

Northbound John R Road Lane Closure at Auburn Road Intersection

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be closing down the Northbound lane on John R Road at the Auburn Road intersection starting August 30, 2017. The left lane and right shoulder will be closed, and is scheduled to reopen on September 20, 2017. … [Read more...]

Eastbound Auburn Road Lane Closure at John R Road Intersection

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will be closing down the Eastbound lane on Auburn Road at the John R Road intersection starting August 30, 2017. The right lane and right shoulder will be closed, and is scheduled to reopen on September 20, 2017. … [Read more...]

Eastbound Auburn Road Closure

Eastbound Auburn Road will be Closed July 22 - August 31 Eastbound Auburn Road will be closed from Crooks Road to Livernois Road, and detoured for continuing road and electrical work. Work is expected to be completed by August 31, 2017. … [Read more...]

Brooklands School Will Be Demolished this Summer

Requiem for Brooklands School By Deborah J. Larsen Eighty-eight years after it welcomed its first students, the old Brooklands School on Auburn Road sits boarded up and quietly awaits a date with the wrecking ball. Rochester Community Schools officials have determined that the building has reached the end of its useful life and have slated it for demolition this summer. The school was born in controversy. In 1927, the voters of Avon Township School District #3 – a rural district serving … [Read more...]