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Major Road Projects: 

Van Dyke Avenue Riverland Drive to M-59 - Consumers Energy Permit work

The northbound right lane of Van Dyke Avenue, between Hall Road (M-59) and Riverland Drive, will be closed starting December 1 for utility work by Consumers Energy. Work is anticipated to be completed in January.

Mound Road Reconstruction – INNOVATE MOUND

www.innovatemound.org

The Innovate Mound project will includes reconstruction of Mound Road from M-59 to I-696.   The project started in August 2021 with construction completion anticipated in the Summer of 2024.  Please see below for project information, construction updates and to subscribe to the Innovate Mound newsletter. 

October 22 - Mid-November

Starting October 22, the first northbound to southbound and southbound to northbound crossovers (two total) will be closed to begin reconstruction. Traffic will be detoured utilizing eastbound and westbound 16 Mile Road crossovers to access northbound and southbound Mound Road. Please see below the detour plan for the proposed closures:

Southbound Mound Road traffic to eastbound 16 Mile Road – Traffic will turn west (right) onto westbound 16 Mile Road and utilize the first westbound to eastbound crossover to continue on eastbound 16 Mile Road.

Westbound Mound Road traffic to northbound Mound Road – Traffic will proceed through the Mound Road and 16 Mile Road intersection continuing eastbound and then utilize the first eastbound to westbound crossover and turn north (right) onto northbound Mound Road.

August 2 - Mid-November
The southbound left lane of Mound Road will be closed from 15-1/2 Mile Road to 12 Mile Road starting August 2 through mid-November. This lane closure will accommodate the work within the median, including tree trimming, clearing, and other miscellaneous widening operations.
 
16 Mile Road Lane Reductions
Eastbound 16 Mile Road will be reduced to one lane through the intersection of Mound Road for intersection reconstruction beginning Friday, June 10th. The eastbound 16 Mile Road lane closures will remain in place until November.

Westbound 16 Mile Road will be reduced to one lane through the intersection of Mound Road for intersection reconstruction beginning Tuesday, June 14th. The westbound 16 Mile Road lane closures will remain in place
until November.
 
Residents and businesses requiring immediate assistance can contact the construction ombudsman, Jon Bailey, at 1-855-MOUND-4U (1-855-668-6348). The ombudsman is available 24 hours a day. For all other questions and information, please contact the Innovate Mound project team.

Get Real Time Travel times here: Innovate Mound Real Time Travel Times
 
www.innovatemound.org 

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Hayes Road Resurfacing: 18 Mile Road to Hall Road (M-59)

This MCDR is planning to resurface Hayes Road between 18 Mile Road and Hall Road (M-59). 

Work on Hayes Road between 18 Mile Road and Hall Road (M-59) in Clinton Township and Sterling Heights is anticipated to start August 15. The road will remain open to thru traffic throughout the duration of the project. Traffic will be restricted to one lane of alternating traffic at times. Some cross street closures may be necessary. Drivers should expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible. Work is anticipated to be completed by mid-November. Estimated dates are subject to change.
 
The prime contractor for this project is Florence Cement. Please contact Macomb County at 586-463-8671 with any questions regarding the project.

 Plumbrook Road Resurfacing: Van Dyke to Utica Road

This City of Sterling Heights is planning to resurface Plumbrook Road between Van Dyke Avenue and Utica Road.  More details regarding this project will be provided as construction approaches. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Engineering at 586-446-2720.

Macomb Interceptor Drain Rehabilitation Project
 

The Macomb County Department of Public Works will be performing rehabilitation work on the Macomb Interceptor located along 15 Mile Road between the ITC corridor and Hayes Road.  
 
Update 8/10/2022
Macomb Interceptor Drain Resident Letter (8/10/2022)

New temporary lane closures are now being implemented as follows

  1. The partial closure of the 15 Mile/Hayes Road intersection to allow workers to access a manhole near Hayes Road on 15 Mile.
  2. The partial closure of 15 Mile Road will begin at Morningdale Drive (west end) and terminate near Hidden Pine Drive (east end).
  3. Hayes Road south of 15 Mile Road will be partially closed.
  4. North of 15 Mile, Hayes Road will be completely closed from 15 Mile to Moravian.
 These closures will occur from mid-August 2022 through early spring 2023.
 
 Additionally, the East Half of the Fontana Drive Boulevard is closed.  Access to Fontana Drive will be maintained on the west half of the boulevard entrance with two-way traffic. Please see the letter below for additional information. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Keith Lumma with the Macomb County Public Works Office at keith.lumma@macombgov.org or 586-469-5325.

15 Mile Road Pedestrian Crossing (Complete)

This City of Sterling Heights is installing a pedestiran refuge island and crossing 900 feet east of Van Dyke Avenue. The project will provide a protected pedestrian crossing and remove hazardous crossing at Tiffany drive. This project is complete. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Engineering at 586-446-2720.

Riverland Drive Pedestrian Crossing Beacons (Complete)

This City of Sterling Heights installed Rapid Flashing Pedestrian Beacons at the Riverland Drive pedestrian crossings near the Clinton River Bridge linking Clinton River Park to the sidewalk on the north side of Riverland Drive.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Engineering at 586-446-2720.

Metropolitan Parkway Resurfacing: Dequindre Road to Ryan Road (Complete)

This project is now open to traffic.

The MCDR constructed a project to resurface Metro Parkway from Dequindre Road to Ryan.  One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained on Metro Parkway.  Additionally, due to the Ryan Road intersection being included in the project, Ryan Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction at Metro Parkway. The project will replace deteriorated curb and provide a new asphalt surface. 

The project is a Macomb County Department of Roads project and they can be reached at 586-463-8671 with any questions regrading the project.

Ryan Road Concrete Repairs- 14 Mile Road to Metropolitan Parkway- (Complete)  

The City of Sterling Heights completed concrete repairs on Ryan Road from 14 Mile Road to Metro Parkway. The project replaced deteriorated concrete joints along with larger concrete patch areas to address areas of deteriorated concrete on Ryan Road.  

The Ryan Road concrete repair project is complete and open to traffic.

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Engineering at 586-446-2720.

Streetlight LED Conversion (Complete)

The City of Sterling Heights has 2,540 streetlights.  Over 700 of the streetlights currently utilize energy efficient LED technology for illumination.  The City has contracted with DTE Lighting to replace the remaining streetlight heads with LED fixtures.  The new fixtures utilize less energy and have a lifespan 3 times that of the existing heads.   This project is complete. The contractor installing the lighting is Universal Lighting. See the Led Street Lights Video here.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Engineering at 586-446-2720.

2022 Local Road Reconstruction Projects:

  • Ashburton Place, Barcroft Way, Rockingham Drive and Torrington Drive- Concrete Reconstruction - Complete
  • Cavant Drive- Concrete Reconstruction- Complete
  • Colfax Drive and Mint Court- Concrete Reconstruction- Complete
  • Cooper Drive Concrete Reconstruction Complete
  • De Grove Drive Concrete Reconstruction - Complete
  • Fordwich Drive and Woodford Drive- Complete
  • Lancaster Drive- Concrete Reconstruction - Complete
  • Mandale Drive Concrete Reconstruction - Complete
  • Mill Pond Drive and Red Oak Drive Concrete Reconstruction- Complete
  • Sleigh Drive and Steede Drive Concrete Reconstruction- Complete
  • Tulane Drive Concrete Reconstruction- Complete

2022 Sectional Concrete Road Projects:

  • Malibu Drive Concrete Reconstruction- Sectional Concrete Repair - Complete
  • Sebastian Lane Drive- Mary Ann Drive to Ida Drive, Mary Ann Drive East 200' Sectional Concrete Repair - Complete
  • Orban Drive Concrete Reconstruction- Sectional Concrete Repair - Complete
  • Kurch Drive- Rowe Drive to Melbourne Dr , Rowe Drive South 300' and Lodge Drive - South 400' , Concrete Sectional Repairs- Complete
  • Ashby Drive- Oakbrook School to Greenway, Sectional Concrete Repair- Complete
  • Streamview Drive and Suffield Lane- Patch Repairs, Sectional Concrete Repair-Complete
  • Chene Drive- South 250', Iroquois Drvie South 200', Jefferson Dr Chene to Iroquois Sectional Concrete Repairs- Complete
  • Picket Ridge Drive - North 600', Sectional Concrete Repair - Sectional Concrete Repair- Complete
  • Mac-Rae Drive - Moers Drive to 400' North, Sectional Concrete Repair- Complete
  • Marksway Court- Sectional Concrete Repair - Complete

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