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Plowing Snow into Road Can Mean Fine or Jail Time

December 15th 2017

Plowing Snow into Road Can Mean Fine or Jail Time (Road Commission for Oakland County, Dec. 15, 2017) Beverly Hills, MI — 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 […]

Cass Lake Rd Between Front St & Stapleton Closed April 8 – 9

April 3rd 2017

Cass Lake Rd Between Front St & Stapleton Closed April 8 – 9 (Road Commission for Oakland County, April 3, 2017)  Keego Harbor, MI – The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has authorized the closure of Cass Lake Road between Front Street and Stapleton Drive, in Keego Harbor, to through traffic on April 8 […]

Open House Explores Potential for Southfield Road Project

March 11th 2017

Open House Explores Potential for Southfield Road Project (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 10, 2017) Lathrup Village, MI – Major road projects take years, if not decades, of planning before a shovel even goes into the ground.  Southfield Road may eventually get a facelift and road diet, a proposal in the works for over 25 years.  […]

Construction Wednesday through Monday on I-94 between I-75 and I-96

September 28th 2016

Construction Wednesday through Monday on I-94 between I-75 and I-96 (MDOT, Sept. 28, 2016) Travel advisory for  I-94 in Detroit for overnight and weekend work on freeway and connecting ramps — West I-94 will have one lane open from I-75 to I-96: Overnight, Wednesday 10pm thru 5am Thursday Overnight, Thursday  10pm thru 5am Friday Weekend, Friday 10pm through 5am […]

Avon and Rochester Road Intersection Construction July 5- Mid to Late August

June 27th 2016

Avon and Rochester Road Intersection Construction July 5- Mid to Late August (Michigan Department of Transportation, June 27, 2016) MDOT to reconstruct M-150 (Rochester Road)/ Avon Road intersection beginning July 5 COUNTY: Oakland HIGHWAY: M-150 (Rochester Road) CLOSEST CITY: Rochester Hills START DATE: Tuesday, July 5, 2016 6 a.m. ESTIMATED END DATE: Mid to late […]

MDOT Shares View of Plaza Reconstruction Over 696 in Oak Park

May 26th 2016

MDOT Shares View of Plaza Reconstruction Over 696 in Oak Park (C. Proxmire, May 26, 2016) Oak Park, MI – As the rebuilding of a plaza and community park goes on above, cars zoom along underneath on I-696 without most drivers realizing that a large project is happening over them.  MDOT is redoing the plaza […]

MDOT Shares I-696 Plaza Reconstruction Plans in Oak Park

March 30th 2016

MDOT Shares I-696 Plaza Reconstruction Plans in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 30, 2016) Oak Park, MI – Fencing has gone up and workers have begun removing vegetation and equipment from The Church Street overpass/plaza over I-696 in Oak Park, also known as the Z03 plaza. The State of Michigan is funding a complete […]

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 […]

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 […]