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Royal Oak Braces for 14 Mile Road Construction Projects

January 28th 2019

Royal Oak Braces for 14 Mile Road Construction Projects (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 28, 2019) Royal Oak, MI- Residents in Royal Oak and surrounding communities could be impacted by several road construction projects in 2019. According to the City of Royal Oak Community Development Department, “14 Mile Road will be under construction for most of […]

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 […]

Oakland County Commissioners Approve Funding for Pothole Repairs

March 8th 2018

Oakland County  Commissioners Approve Funding for Pothole Repairs (OCBOC, March 8, 2018) Pontiac, Mich. – Michigan winters always take a heavy toll on area roads and this year was no exception, leaving Oakland County drivers facing dangerous and damaging potholes. To address the most urgent road repair needs, the Board of Commissioners (BOC) has authorized […]

$2 Million in Pothole Repairs Coming Thanks to County Commission Vote

May 25th 2015

$2 Million in Pothole Repairs Coming Thanks to County Commission Vote (Adapted from press release, May 25, 2015) Members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to allocate a one-time appropriation of $2 million in Fiscal Year 2015 to assist the Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC) in purchasing road equipment. This activity […]

Pontiac Council Declines Letting Voters Decide on Road Funding

January 29th 2015

Pontiac Council Declines Letting Voters Decide on Road Funding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2015) The roads in Pontiac are in far from ideal condition, but the option to raise taxes to fix them won’t go on the ballot in the near future. A ballot proposal was presented to Pontiac City Council at the Jan. […]