Gravel road speed up for discussion again

Up until November 9, 2006, the speed limit on a hilly portion of Dutton Road dividing Rochester Hills and Oakland Township was 25 mph. But on that date, a revision to the Michigan Vehicle Code wiped out local control in the interest of uniformity. Gravel, residential roads reverted to a 55 mph speed limit. Oakland County residents have been complaining ever since. Now, two Oakland County legislators have introduced legislation that would allow the county road commission to have the final … [Read more...]

Troubled Bridge Over Quiet Waters? WITH VIDEO

The Tienken Road Bridge near the Historical District in Rochester Hills has been under construction for over four months now.  The various rumors heard around town range from the contractor ordering the wrong trusses to the City not measuring the river's width properly.  One rumor even stated that the Historical District was going to be completely ruined and that no one would work with them or take the necessary actions to preserve their heritage.  A few phone calls to the people in charge was … [Read more...]