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...]

New Roundabout at Adams and Gunn Roads in Oakland Township

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will host a public information meeting about the planned 2019 Gunn/Adams Road intersection improvement project in Oakland Township on Tuesday, May 8. The meeting is from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Delta Kelly School, 3800 Adams Road in Oakland Township. The meeting with be an open-house format -- there will be no formal presentations. RCOC staff will be present to answer questions throughout the meeting. The approximately $1.8 million … [Read more...]

Road Commission for Oakland County Reminds Residents Not to Push Snow into the Road

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) reminds residents and business owners that it is illegal under Michigan law to shovel or plow snow or ice onto any road or highway, or to deposit snow on a road or road shoulder in such a way that it blocks motorists’ views of traffic. “Unfortunately, we have had problems in some areas lately, when business owners and residents have plowed their driveways or parking lots by pushing the snow out into the road,” explained RCOC Highway … [Read more...]

Snowplow Drivers Needed for Oakland County Roads

36 Part-Time Snowplow Drivers Needed to Augment Full-Time Staff The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is seeking to hire approximately 36 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 … [Read more...]

Road Closure Alert: Letica Road Paving Improvements

The Letica Road Improvements that were scheduled as part of the Oakland County local road improvement grant program are scheduled to begin next week. The road will be completely closed to traffic from the Clinton River Trailhead to just short of the southern drive to the Older Person's Commission (OPC). Detour signs will be placed to route traffic down Parkdale and Elizabeth Streets. Site Specific signs are being created to inform drivers that access is available to the businesses and … [Read more...]

South Boulevard Resurfacing Begins June 15

South Blvd Resurfacing in Troy and Rochester Hills Begins June 15 The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin a resurfacing project on South Blvd. from east of Crooks Road to west of Livernois Road and east of John R Road to west of Dequindre Road in Rochester Hills and Troy on June 15. Road Will Remain Open to Traffic During the first phase, work will begin on the John R to Dequindre segment, and the road will remain open to traffic with flag control in the work zone … [Read more...]

Major County Investment Secured for Rochester Hills Roads

Commissioners Kochenderfer, Tietz Team Up to Secure Major County Investment in Rochester Hills Road Repairs  On Thursday, May 25, 2017, the Oakland County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed resolutions sponsored by Commissioners Adam Kochenderfer and Doug Tietz securing a total of $247,492 in matching funding for local road projects in the City of Rochester Hills. These contributions will assist in the completion two projects - the resurfacing of South Boulevard and the City’s 2017 … [Read more...]

Public Meeting for South Boulevard and Auburn Road Construction set for April 20

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the City of Rochester Hills and Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will host a public meeting Thursday, April 20, on plans to reconstruct segments of South Blvd. and Auburn Road in the communities of Rochester Hills and Troy, as well as the city’s plans improve some subdivision roads and replace some water mains in the general area. The public meeting is from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria at the Avondale Meadows Academy, 1435 … [Read more...]

Adopt-A-Road To Help Beautify Oakland County

RCOC Seeking Partners To Help Beautify County Want to help beautify your community? If so, the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has just the opportunity for you: There are roads available as part of the Adopt-A-Road program. Volunteer groups that adopt a road segment are asked to pick up litter along the road during two of the three available cleanup periods each year (spring, summer and fall). Cleanup dates for 2017 are April 15-23, July 15-23 and September 23 to October … [Read more...]

Federal Road Funds in Oakland County Meeting

The Oakland County Federal Aid Committee (FAC) will conduct a Funding Committee meeting on February 7 at 9:00 a.m. at the Wixom Community Center, 49015 Pontiac Trail, Wixom.   The Funding Committee is responsible for selecting road-improvement projects to receive federal road funds anticipated to come to Oakland County.  It is made up of representatives of the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), SMART (the suburban bus system) and all … [Read more...]