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I-75 Construction, Traffic Shift Starting March 2

March 1st 2021

Weather permitting, work to replace the southbound I-75 bridge over 13 Mile Road in the city of Madison Heights begins Tuesday, March 2.

Seconds Mean Safety for Wheelchair Users Crossing Woodward

February 4th 2021

Everything seemed to converge at once, with rapid communication between MDOT, city staff at Ferndale, and myself, to identify what we needed to recommend to fix this.

Fiery Crash Blocks I-696 Monday Morning

February 1st 2021

It is unclear what caused the crash or if there are any injuries

I-75 Exit at Dixie Hwy Closed Due to Serious Crash – REOPENED

January 29th 2021

Due to a serious injury vehicle crash, the northbound exit from I-75 to Dixie Highway is closed until further notice, as of 7:38am.

Crossing at Woodward Leads to Talks About Timing, Technology, and Priorities

January 25th 2021

In early October, I wrote a letter to the MDOT Director inquiring why the light timing had changed without the involvement of city administration.

Jan. 19 – Ferndale Hosting Woodward Moves! Online Conversation

January 14th 2021

The Michigan Department of Transportation will be repaving Woodward in 2022/23, so we have a chance to talk about how to improve safety and accessibility…

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 […]