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...]

Pioneering Connected-Vehicle Infrastructure

Oakland County and the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) have selected P3 Mobility (P3M) of Toronto through an open bid to launch a first-of-its-kind pilot program to test connected vehicle infrastructure and determine whether an innovative business model to monetize that infrastructure is viable. The business model will involve a public-private partnership. They made the announcement in conjunction with the Intelligent Transportation Society (ITS America) of America's annual meeting in … [Read more...]

Walton Boulevard Traffic Shift Begins June 2

Walton Blvd. Culverts being Replaced The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) expects to shift two-way traffic to the north half of Walton Blvd. between Squirrel and Adams roads in the communities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills on Saturday, June 2. The traffic shift is weather-dependent and could be delayed. Subdivision entrances at Firewood and Bellarmine drives on the north side of Walton Blvd. will be closed for the duration of the project. Residents are advised to use … [Read more...]

Walton Boulevard Now Under Construction From Squirrel to Adams

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) began construction on Walton Blvd. this week. It will involve replacing three culverts and resurfacing the road between Squirrel and Adams roads in Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills. The contractor, Z Contractors of Shelby Township, will begin work in the Walton Blvd. median which will require inside (left) lane closures in both directions. In late May, the contractor is expected to shift two-way traffic to the north half of the boulevard so … [Read more...]