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...]