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Vehicle Strikes Pole on 9 Mile in Hazel Park

July 3rd 2020

As of 12:45pm, crews are on the scene and 9 Mile Road is closed.  This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

The Maple and Middlebelt Roundabout is Done

June 25th 2020

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) has opened the Maple Road and Middlebelt Road roundabout in West Bloomfield Township, which had been closed while the contractor completed the roundabout at the intersection.

I-75 Construction to Begin Friday

March 7th 2019

I-75 Construction to Begin Friday (MDOT, March 7, 2019) Troy, Royal Oak, MI – Weather depending, work on segment 2 of the I-75 modernization project in Oakland County will now begin on Friday, March 8. Initially, construction impacts will begin at 7 p.m. on the southbound lanes from Adams Road to south of 13 Mile […]

Drivers Can Now Turn on Red at 9 Mile and Hilton in Ferndale

January 30th 2019

Drivers Can Now Turn on Red at 9 Mile and Hilton in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 30, 2019) Ferndale, MI- Drivers at 9 Mile and Hilton may notice something missing.  For decades there were “No Turn on Red” signs at all four corners of the intersection, leaving many drivers to twiddle their thumbs in […]

SEMCOG Driving Survey Offers Chance to Win $50 Gift Card

November 29th 2018

  SEMCOG Driving Survey Offers Chance to Win $50 Gift Card (SEMCOG, Nov. 29, 2018) Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, Wayne County, MI- SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is launching a survey to better understand travel behaviors in Southeast Michigan and evaluate the region’s traffic safety education campaign Walk.Bike.Drive. Safe. “While […]

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 […]

Rochester Hills Warning Drivers to be Cautious of Deer

September 12th 2018

Rochester Hills Warning Drivers to be Cautious of Deer Rochester Hills, MI- As the seasons change and deer begin to be more active, the Deer Management Advisory Committee (DMAC) would like to remind drivers to be vigilant and keep an eye out for deer on the road. According to the Michigan State Police, each year, […]

County and Local Officials Learn About Human Trafficking Prevention

September 5th 2018

County and Local Officials Learn About Human Trafficking Prevention (Sam Gurwin, Sept. 5, 2018) Farmington Hills, MI- Theresa Rich & Samantha Steckloff of the Farmington HIlls City Council were sparked to educate the public on the local level on the challenge of stopping Human Trafficking after they attended a panel on the subject and noticed […]

Woodward Ave to Close at Railroad Tracks in Pontiac through October

August 31st 2018

Woodward Ave to Close at Railroad Tracks in Pontiac through October (MDOT, Aug. 31, 2018) Pontiac, MI- HIGHWAY: I-75 Business Loop (BL) (US-24 Business Route (BR)/Woodward Avenue) COUNTY: Oakland CLOSURE START DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2018 CLOSURE END DATE: Late October 2018 PROJECT DETAILS:  The Michigan Department of Transportation is investing $690,000 to replace the […]

How to Use the SMART Bus During Dream Cruise (to Avoid it or Enjoy it)

August 17th 2018

How to Use the SMART Bus During Dream Cruise (to Avoid it or Enjoy it) (SMART, Aug 17, 2018) Ferndale, Pleasant Ridge, Huntington Woods, Royal Oak, Berkley, Birmingham, Troy, Bloomfield Twp, and Pontiac, MI- After a 10 year hiatus, the SMART Shuttle is once again offering rides to everyone attending the Woodward Dream Cruise, presented […]