Weekly road project update from the Road Commission for Oakland County

According to the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the following projects may cause traffic delays on  roads between June 25 and July 2 or may start shortly thereafter.

It is RCOC’s goal to conduct road improvement projects in a way that interferes with traffic as little as possible. This list includes both Road Commission projects and projects conducted by others, under permit, on roads under the jurisdiction of the Road Commission.

Please note: This information is subject to change. Projects can change from day to day, and traffic delays can develop in a matter of minutes due to weather, emergency situations, etc.

Asterisks next to projects denote new projects or a change since last week.

*ROAD:                     Avon Road, Livernois Road to Adams Road

Project:                     Avon is currently closed between Livernois and Crooks while RCOC resurfaces the road. There are two detour routes: Crooks to Hamlin to Livernois and back to Avon and vice versa and Adams to Walton to Livernois and back to Avon and vice versa. On approximately June 30, this section will open and the road will close between Crooks and Adams. The detour for that section is Adams to Hamlin to Livernois and back to Avon.

Community:               Rochester Hills

Completion Date:      Late September

 ROAD:                       Tienken Road, Livernois Road to the Paint Creek Trail

Project:                     This project involves reconstructing and widening the road to three lanes, with a continuous center left-turn lane and the construction of a roundabout at the Tienken/Livernois intersection. Work is expected to start in mid-to-late July. At that point, RCOC will close this section of Tienken. The detour route for through traffic will be Rochester Road to University Drive to Adams and back to Tienken and vice versa.

Community:               Rochester Hills

Completion Date:      Nov. 15 (the second phase, from Rochester Rd. to the Paint Creek Trail will take place next year)

ROAD:                       Joslyn Road, Collier Road to I-75

Project:                     RCOC is resurfacing this road. During the project, some side streets will be closed at Joslyn at times during the project, but those roads have alternate access routes. One lane remains open in each direction.

Community:               Auburn Hills

Completion Date:      Mid-August 

ROAD:                       Orion Road bridge over the Paint Creek

Project:                     Orion Road is closed between Snell and Gallagher roads while RCOC replaces this bridge. The detour route is Rochester Road to Stoney Creek Road and back to Orion Road and vice versa.

Community:               Oakland Twp.

Completion Date:      By Aug. 1

ROAD:                    Mead Road between Sheldon Road and Little Pine Lane

Project:                  Consumers energy has closed this section of Mead Road through July 1 to replace a pipeline. During the closure, the detour route will be Winkler Mill Road to Washington Road and back to Mead Road and vice versa.

Community:           Rochester Hills

Completion Date:  July 1

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