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 … [Read more...]

Orion Road Bridge Ready to Open, Lane Closures to Continue

Rumor Has It … The Orion Road Bridge over the Paint Creek in Oakland Township is near completion. The final layers of asphalt are being laid this week. The original completion date was set for August 1, and then it was changed to August 15. Site workers suggested it would open by this Friday, August 22, while township employees heard the rumor was August 25. The short answer is, soon. Project Details The project involves the removal and replacement of the existing bridge, which was … [Read more...]

Orion Road to Close for Two Months

Orion Road Bridge to Close Orion Road will be closed just north of Snell Road to replace the bridge over Paint Creek in the heart of Oakland Township. Starting June 23, the closure will last to approximately August 15 with the complete project wrapping up by September 12. More than 7,000 vehicles cross the bridge every day. The official detour route during the closure will be Rochester Road to Stoney Creek Road and to Orion Road going north and the reverse to head south. However, local … [Read more...]

Road Delays From The Road Commission For Oakland County On 12/1/2010

The Road Commission for Oakland County shows two possible areas of delays this week in the Rochester and Oakland Township area. ROAD:                       Gunn Road from Sheldon Road to Knob Creek Street Project:                       This section of Gunn Road will be closed from Monday morning, Dec. 6, through end of day Friday, Dec. 10, while RCOC repairs a culvert under the road. The detour route will be Sheldon Road to Snell Road to Mt. Vernon Road and back to 28 Mile Road/Gunn … [Read more...]

Road Projects That Could Cause Delays Nov 10-19

*ROAD:                     Orion Road, Snell Road to 1,500 feet north of Ordam Street Project:                       RCOC has resurfaced this section of Orion Road, but shoulder restoration work must still be completed. The road will remain open to traffic throughout the project. Community:               Oakland Twp. Completion Date:      By Nov. 19 … [Read more...]