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City of Troy

500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Ph: 248.524.3300

Construction Updates



Road Commission for Oakland County Construction Updates

John R Widening , Long Lake to South Blvd.

QUARTERLY CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
May 2017 - August 2017


1. INTERSTATE RECONSTRUCTION – I75, COOLIDGE TO NORTH OF SOUTH BOULEVARD
This project is a continuation last year’s I75 work, to widen and reconstruct I-75 to four (4) lanes.  Work this season will reconstruct and widen the southbound lanes on I-75 along with reconstruction of the Square Lake interchange.   Work is anticipated to start in May 2017 and be complete and open to traffic in November 2017. 

2. MAJOR ROAD OVERLAYS 
     a.    Wattles, Rouge River to Coolidge – May to the end of June
     b.    Square Lake, Delphi to Livernois – May to the end of June
     c.    South Boulevard, John R to Dequindre – June to the end of July
     d.    South Boulevard, Crooks to Livernois – July to the end of August
     e.    Wattles, John R to Dequindre – July to the end of August
These projects include milling (grinding off) the existing pavement and placing an asphalt pavement overlay to provide a new road surface.  Anticipated schedules are as noted.

3. MAJOR ROAD INTERSECTION RENCONSTRUCTION – SOUTH BLVD AT LIVERNOIS
The intersection will be reconstructed, a new traffic signal installed and right turn lanes constructed on northbound and southbound Livernois and westbound South Blvd.  Work is anticipated to start in summer of 2017 and be complete in the fall of 2017.

4. CONCRETE ROAD REPLACEMENT – SOMERSET PARK APARTMENTS
This will be the first phase of a 2-year project to remove and replace the roads in the Somerset Park Apartment complex with new concrete pavement roads.  Phase 1 work will include Golfview, Kirts and Dorchester Roads and is anticipated to begin in June and be complete by the end of August. 

5. MAJOR & INDUSTRIAL ROADS – CONCRETE PAVEMENT REPLACEMENT
    
a.    Coolidge, Lexington to Wattles – May to end of June
    
b.    Crooks, Square Lake to Wattles – May to end of June
    
c.    Investment Drive, Crooks to Long Lake – May to end of June
    
d.    Meijer Drive, Crooks to west end – May to end of June
    
e.    Elmwood, Livernois to Rochester – August to end of October
Major and Industrial Road concrete slab replacement projects are proposed to remove and replace deteriorated concrete pavement throughout the City.  Not all pavement will be removed due to budgetary limitations, but significant portions of the existing pavement are anticipated to be replaced at these locations.

6. MOVE ACROSS TROY – PEDESTRIAN CROSSING – BIG BEAVER, WEST OF JOHN R
Move Across Troy is an effort to make Big Beaver more walkable.  The first project towards this effort will be a mid-block pedestrian crossing of Big Beaver, just west of John R near the Troy Sports Complex and Altair Engineering, The project will include a new traffic signal at the Troy Sports Complex along with a pedestrian crossing in the median, upgraded landscaping and upgraded bus shelters on both sides of Big Beaver to provide a convenient and safe location for the east end of the Big Beaver Shuttle.  Work is anticipated to start this summer.

7. LOCAL ROAD OVERLAYS 
    
a.    Northwest ¼ of Section 6 – May to the end of June
    
b.    Section 7 – Sussex Court & Rabben Court – May to the end of June
    
c.    South ½ of Section 24 – July to the end of August
    
d.    Southwest ½ of Section 25 – July to the end of August
These projects include milling (grinding off) the existing pavement and placing an asphalt pavement overlay to provide a new road surface.  Anticipated schedules are as noted.

 8. CONCRETE SLAB REPLACEMENT – LOCAL ROADS
Local road concrete slab replacement information is available at DPW Street Projects

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