Updated RCOC projects for August 28 through Septemeber 3

According to the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), the following projects may cause traffic delays on roads between Aug. 28 and Sept. 3 or may start shortly thereafter.

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, Crooks Road to Adams Road

Project:                     Avon is closed between Crooks and Adams while RCOC resurfaces the road. The detour route is Adams to Hamlin to Livernois and back to Avon and vice versa.

Community:               Rochester Hills

Completion Date:      By Oct. 10

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

Project:                     This section of Tienken is closed while RCOC reconstructs and widens the road to three lanes, with a continuous center left-turn lane, and constructs a roundabout at the Tienken/Livernois intersection. The detour route for through traffic is 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:                       Orion Road between Flint Street and Rochester Road

Project:                     RCOC is resurfacing two sections of Orion Road. The first section is from Flint Street in Lake Orion to Adams Road in Oakland Twp. The second section is from Snell Road in Oakland Twp. to Rochester Road in Rochester Hills. The road is open during the project, but is reduced to one lane at times, with traffic directed by flaggers.

Community:               Lake Orion, Orion Township, Oakland Township and Rochester Hills

Completion Date:      Mid-November

*ROAD:                     Baldwin Road from south of I-75 to Brown Road

Project:                     RCOC will remove and replace this section of Baldwin Road starting approximately Sept. 8. The road will remain open during the work, but will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Motorists should expect delays.

Community:               Auburn Hills and Orion Twp.

Completion Date:      November

Projects completed since last week:

  • RCOC has re-opened the Orion Road bridge over the Paint Creek in Oakland Twp. after reconstructing the bridge.
  • RCOC has completed replacing bad concrete slabs on Baldwin Road between Delevan Street to just south of I-75 (near Great Lakes Crossing mall) in Auburn Hills.

 

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