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Major Road Projects:

Mound Road Asphalt Resurfacing: July - November 2018

Mound Road Asphalt Resurfacing from North of 14 Mile Road to 18 Mile Road is set to begin on Monday, July 2.  The contractor is Ajax Paving.  They intend to work 7am-7pm, 7 days a week until project completion.  The project is expected to last into November but be completed this year.  The project will start with reducing traffic 2 lanes on Northbound Mound at the southerly project limits, and within 1-2 weeks it is anticipated two Southbound lanes will be reduced as well.  The lane reductions will remain through the end of the project through the project limits.  Cross-overs will be closed at times, but only every other one is permitted to be closed at one particular time. The project does include the resurfacing of the 17 Mile Road and 18 Mile Road approaches to Mound Road as well.  Periodic daily lane closures will be necessary on these mile roads from time to time to complete this work.

Hall Road (M-59) Concrete Repairs: May - August 2018

This is a Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) project to provide concrete repairs on M-59 from Van Dyke Avenue to M-53.  A single lane closure is permitted at all times during construction.  Multiple lane closures are permitted for night work (Monday – Friday) beginning at 9 pm.  Multiple lane closures are also permitted on weekends.  MDOT can be reached at 586-421-3920.

Dequindre Road: March - December 2018

This is an Oakland County Road Commission project for concrete road reconstruction including sidewalk installation. Five lane pavement to be constructed. One lane will be open in each direction. Starting May 21, westbound 19 Mile Road will be closed to through traffic for approximately 30 days at Dequindre Road to enable intersection construction. OCRC can be reached at 248-645-2000.

Schoenherr Road Asphalt Resurfacing: March - August 2018

This is a Macomb County Department of Roads (MCDR) project. Asphalt resurfacing 1.3 miles from 15 Mile Road to Plumbrook Drain. One lane open in each direction. Limited turning movements at various stages. Starting Wednesday, June 6th, Left turns will be prohibited from East bound 15 Mile Road to North Bound Schoenherr Road and from South bound Schoenherr Road to East bound 15 Mile Road. This Restriction will be removed on or before Monday, June 11th. Please seek alternate routes. We appreciate your cooperation and patience. Access to local roads and businesses will be maintained at all times. MCDR can be reached at 586-463-8671.

Metropolitan Parkway Concrete Repairs at Schoenherr Road Intersection: March - June 2018

This is a MCDR project to provide concrete repairs on Metro Parkway on either side of the Schoenherr Road intersection. One lane open in each direction. All lanes on Metro Parkway at Schoenherr Road will be opened to through traffic on May 21.The MCDR can be reached at 586-463-8671.

Ryan Road Concrete Repairs, 17 Mile Road to 18-1/2 Mile Road: March - May 2018

This is a City project to remove and replace deteriorated concrete pavement on Ryan Road from 17 Mile Road to 18½ Mile Road. One lane open in each direction. Limited turning movements at various stages. Access to all businesses and residential houses on Ryan Road will remain open to traffic during construction. The City can be reached at 586-446-2720.

17 Mile Road Concrete Replacement, Van Dyke Ave. to the Bridge over the Plumbrook Drain: March - May 2018

This is a City project to replace the deteriorated concrete pavement on 17 Mile Road from Van Dyke Avenue to Plumbrook Drain. The project is complete and all lanes are open to traffic. Striping has been completed. 
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18-1/2 Mile Road Concrete Repairs, Van Dyke Ave. to Conrail Railroad: March - May 2018

This is a City project to repair the deteriorated concrete pavement on 18½ Mile Road from Van Dyke Avenue to Conrail Railroad. All lanes and cross overs are now open to through traffic. The City can be reached at 586-446-2720.

19 Mile Road Asphalt Joint Repairs, West of Hayes Road: March 2018

This is a City project to provide asphalt joint repair from Saal Road to Hayes Road. One lane open in each direction. Night work the week of March 20. Project complete. The City can be reached at 586-446-2720.

Van Dyke Ave: May - June 2018


This is a City project in conjunction with City of Utica and MCDR for asphalt resurfacing and sidewalk installation from Clinton River to M59. One lane open in each direction. Limited turning movements at various stages. The City can be reached at 586-446-2720.
Construction Update   Resident Letter   Staging Diagram

Van Dyke Ave: August - November 2018

This is a MCDR project for asphalt resurfacing from 18 1/2 Mile Road to Clinton River. One lane open in each direction. Limited turning movements at various stages. MCDR can be reached at 586-463-8671.

Canal Road: May - November 2018


This is a City project in conjunction with City of Utica and MCDR. Stage 1: May - June, Van Dyke to Clinton River asphalt resurfacing. Stage 2: June - September, Clinton River Road to Schoenherr Road new 3-lane asphalt pavement. One way traffic maintained westbound. No eastbound traffic permitted. Stage 3: September - November, Schoenherr to Saal Road, new asphalt pavement. One way traffic maintained eastbound. No westbound traffic permitted. The City can be reached at 586-446-2720.
Construction Update    Resident Letter    Public Presentation   Staging Diagram

Mound Road: July - December 2018

This is a MCDR project for asphalt resurfacing from 14 1/2 Mile Road to 18 Mile Road. Includes resurfacing 17 Mile Road and 18 Mile Road approaches to Mound. Lane closures necessary. MCDR can be reached at 586-463-8671.

Dodge Park Road: August - November 2018

This is a City project for asphalt resurfacing from 15 Mile Road to Metropolitan Parkway. One lane open in each direction. Access to all businesses and residential houses will remain open to traffic during construction. The City can reached at 586-466-2720.

Saal Road Epoxy Joint Repairs, Cornell to Alpena

In an effort to innovate and explore new road construction processes, the City has secured Performance Roads LLC to provide joint and pavement repairs to the concrete section of Saal Road. The joint repairs will be effectuated using a proprietary 2-part epoxy resin. The repair process includes cleaning out all existing material (cold patch) and filling in the cracks with a hand troweled proprietary cycloaliphatic epoxy mix with aggregate that provides a high compressive and flexural strength. The hand troweled repair provides a flush surface.
Construction Update

15 Mile Road Resurfacing: July - August 2018

This is a City project for asphalt resurfacing from Mustang Drive to Schoenherr Road. One lane will remain open in each direction. Access to all businesses and residential houses will remain open to traffic during construction. The City can reached at 586-466-2720.

Local Road Projects:

Projects Under Construction

Construction scheduled to being Summer 2018:

  • Chippendale Dr. Concrete Reconstruction, Filly Dr. to Ryan Rd.
  • Groves Dr. Concrete Reconstruction, Calka Dr. to Hanson Dr.
  • Jasper Dr. Concrete Reconstruction, Owendale Dr. to Forbes Dr.
  • Owendale Dr. Concrete Reconstruction, Del Monte Dr. to Jasper Dr.
  • Sussex Park Dr. Concrete Reconstruction, 19 Mile Rd. to cul-de-sac 
  • Tessmer Dr. Concrete Reconstruction, Whitby Dr. to Creek Dr.
  • Whitby Dr. Concrete Reconstruction, Tessmer Dr. to cul-de-sac

2018 Upcoming Road Projects:

  • Van Dyke Ave. Resurfacing from Clinton River Bridge to 18 1/2 Mile coming late Summer 2018
  • Dodge Park Road Resurfacing, Metro Parkway to 15 Mile Road coming late Summer 2018
  • Stadler Drive Resurfacing, Saal Road to Hayes Road coming mid-Summer 2018
    (More project details to come)