Cold Weather Delays Tienken-Livernois Opening Again

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) released its weekly road update and residents living in the vicinity of the Tienken and Livernois intersection will have to wait a little longer to drive through the new roundabout. Most of the work is done. However, it has been too cold to place the final layer of asphalt, so that has been postponed until spring. As soon as the subcontractor stripes the road and installs signs, the road will be opened for the winter. If weather permits, that … [Read more...]

ICYMI: Tienken Road Consrtruction Delayed Again

After being closed for months, it looks like commuters will have to wait a little longer before they can use the new roundabout at the Tienken and Livernois intersection. According to the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the contractor on the project, Dan’s Excavating of Shelby Township, will file for an extension to Nov. 23. You can read more about the project and the daily here. … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, What’s the Deal with Roundabouts?

Dear Crabby, Years ago I visited England for work and had my first exposure to roundabouts. I remember being so thankful that my guide was doing the driving and not me, and that we didn’t have these silly things in the United States. Fast-forward to the present and roundabouts are popping up all over Oakland County! They’re supposed to ease congestion, but all I see are a lot of angry motorists. What do you think about them? Thanks, Driving in Circles Dear Driving in Circles, You’re … [Read more...]