Road Commission Seeking Input on Avon/Dequindre Corridor Project

Avon Road Corridor Improvement Plan The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the Macomb County Department of Roads, the cities of Rochester and Rochester Hills and Shelby Township, is seeking public input on a proposed plan to improve the Avon Road/Dequindre Road corridor between The Avon/Dequindre intersection and the 23 Mile Road/Dequindre intersection on the Oakland County/Macomb County border. The road improvement will include: A roundabout at the … [Read more...]

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...]

Adams Road Expected to Close July 13

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to close Adams Road from Avon Road to Walton Blvd. in Rochester Hills on Monday, July 13, for guard rail and bank stabilization work. The road is being closed due to its narrowness in this section. Work is being completed by RCOC Highway Maintenance staff. The closure is expected to last approximately two weeks. During the closure, access to homes and businesses will be maintained. This section of Adams Road carries approximately 21,130 … [Read more...]

Livernois Reconstruction Project in Rochester Hills Expected to Start June 19

Livernois Road Reconstruction The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the City of Rochester Hills, expects to begin reconstruction on Livernois Road, from Avon Road to Walton Road, on June 19. Construction is expected to be completed in late November. Last year, RCOC performed heavy maintenance work on this section of Livernois Road to keep the road drivable until the 2019 reconstruction. This approximately $5.6 million reconstruction project is funded with a … [Read more...]

Road Commission for Oakland County Hiring for Summer

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is Looking to Hire 32 Seasonal Summer Laborers The position pay rate is $11.25 per hour, and it will be fulltime. The start dates for this position are June 3 and June 17. The position will last approximately 10 to 12 weeks depending on need. Applicants must be 18 or older and have a high school diploma or GED by the first day, have a valid driver’s license, be legally eligible to work in the United States, and be available to work Monday … [Read more...]

Adams High School Traffic Update March 2019

A Letter from Rochester Community Schools Superintendent Robert Shaner   Dear RCS Families, Since last fall, the district has been actively evaluating the traffic flow around Adams High School to address community safety concerns. We would like to share our ongoing plans for improvement. In cooperation with traffic and safety consultants and our partners at the City of Rochester Hills, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, and the Road Commission for Oakland County, we have … [Read more...]

Part-Time Snowplow Drivers Needed in Oakland County

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is seeking to hire up to 25 part-time snowplow drivers to augment its full-time staff for the winter this year. “We have found the seasonal workers have been a very efficient and cost-effective way to provide the level of service during the winter that Oakland County residents deserve,” explained Managing Director Dennis Kolar. “This enables us to provide a higher level of service than we otherwise could.” To be considered for one of the … [Read more...]

Adams Road to Close Starting August 8

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will close Adams Road - south of Rochester Hills - to southbound traffic between South Boulevard and Square Lake Road on the Troy/Bloomfield Township border beginning August 8 for road resurfacing. The road will remain closed to southbound traffic throughout the project. Northbound Adams Road will remain open to traffic throughout the project. The project is expected to be completed in late October. The detour route for southbound traffic will … [Read more...]

South Boulevard West of Coolidge Highway to Close July 16

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will close South Boulevard between Coolidge Highway and Adams Road in the communities of Troy and Rochester Hills for the Borden Drain culvert replacement beginning July 16. The culvert is just west of Coolidge Highway. Once the culvert replacement is complete (approximately July 21) the eastbound lanes of South Boulevard from Adams to Coolidge Road will remain closed for the reconstruction for the duration of the project. Westbound South … [Read more...]

Construction on South Blvd Begins June 20

Construction on South Blvd between Adams and Crooks Roads on the Troy/Rochester Hills Border to Begin June 20  The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin a construction project on South Blvd from Adams Road to Crooks Road on the Troy/Rochester Hills border on June 20. The approximately $2.4 million project is funded by Troy, Rochester Hills, Oakland County general government (through the Tri-Party Program) and RCOC. The project includes: Partial reconstruction of … [Read more...]