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Oak Park, HW, Berkley Corridor Planning Grant Open Houses 2/26, 2/27, 3/14

February 19th 2019

Oak Park, HW, Berkley Corridor Planning Grant Open Houses 2/26, 2/27, 3/14 Oak Park, Huntington Woods, Berkley, MI –The communities of Oak Park, Huntington Woods, and Berkley are teaming up to collectively improve the Coolidge Highway and Eleven Mile Road corridors. Join us to learn more! Oak Park Session: February 26, 2019 from 5pm to […]

Commissioner Shares What People Should Know about the Roads

October 3rd 2018

Commissioner Shares What People Should Know about the Roads (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 3, 2018) Waterford, MI- What should people know when it comes to the roads?  The Road Commissioner for Oakland County Ron Fowkes and RCOC Manager Dennis Kolar joined members of the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce recently for breakfast and to share […]

Explore: The Parks Over I-696 in Oak Park

September 6th 2018

Explore: The Parks Over I-696 in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 6, 2018) Oak Park, MI- Driving along I-696 between Lincoln and Coolidge in Oak Park and Southfield, one might not even realize they are driving underneath parks – complete with trees, pathways, and playground equipment. Two of those parks – Victoria Park and […]

MDOT Open House on I-696 Plaza Reconstruction in Oak Park

February 23rd 2016

MDOT Open House on I-696 Plaza Reconstruction in Oak Park (EVENT page) Tuesday, March 29, 4 to 7 p.m. at City Hall Michigan Department of Transportation, or MDOT, is holding an open house on Tuesday, March 29, between 4 to 7 p.m. in City Hall, located at 14000 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park. MI. This […]

Semi Truck Rolled Sideways on I-75/M-24 Interchange

February 17th 2016

Semi Truck Rolled Sideways on I-75/M-24 Interchange (Auburn Hills Police, Feb. 17, 2016) Auburn Hills, MI – On February 17, 2016, at approximately 1:30 pm the Auburn Hills Police Department responded a tractor and trailer overturned on the interchange from I-75 to northbound M-24 (Lapeer Road). The tractor and trailer came to rest on the […]

Tree Removal Project Begins in Oak Park’s Victoria Park

December 22nd 2015

Tree Removal Project Begins in Oak Park’s Victoria Park (City of Oak Park Press Release, Dec. 21, 2015) Oak Park, MI – Today, Michigan Department of Transportation, or MDOT, began tree removal in Victoria Park. Victoria Park is located east and west of Church Street just north of 10 Mile Road in Oak Park. The […]

Regional Transit Authority Community Open House May 21 in Royal Oak

May 18th 2015

Regional Transit Authority Community Open House May 21 in Royal Oak (event listing, May 18, 2015)   Is regional transit important to you? Where do you want it to take you?   The Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) is designing a regional transit system that will provide seamless connections to Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw […]

Pleasant Ridge Celebrates 25th Birthday of I-696

January 18th 2015

Pleasant Ridge Celebrates 25th Birthday of I-696 (Cheryl Weiss, Photography by Thomas Treuter Photography, Jan. 18,2015) The Historical Society of Pleasant Ridge held a 25th birthday celebration for I-696 on Thursday, January 15, 2015 with approximately 80 residents and interested residents from neighboring communities. They gathered at the Pleasant Ridge Community Center to view a […]

Speaker Series in P.R : Happy Birthday I-696 Jan. 15

January 9th 2015

Speaker Series in P.R : Happy Birthday I-696 Jan. 15 (Pleasant Ridge Historical Society Press Release, Jan. 9, 2015) It’s a story that began in 1955 and wasn’t finished until 1989. Learn how the “missing link” connecting one side of the Detroit metropolitan area with the other along its 28 mile route was almost halted […]