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Major Road Projects: 

Ryan Road Concrete Repairs- 14 Mile Road to Metropolitan Parkway

The City of Sterling Heights will be performing concrete repairs on Ryan Road from 14 Mile Road to Metro Parkway beginning April 28th and be completed in August 2022. The project will replace deteriorated concrete joints along with larger concrete patch areas to address areas of deteriorated concrete on Ryan Road.  

Phase 4 of the Ryan Road concrete repair project is currently underway with concrete placement ungoing as weather allows..  Under the full closure one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained.

The project will be completed in four phases, access to all businesses and residential homes on Ryan Road will remain open to traffic during construction.    Please see the Resident Letter  and Project Location Map for more information.

Phase 1 - 14 Mile to 15 Mile:  Starting on or about May 2nd, the outer (curb) lanes of Ryan road will be closed to traffic for concrete repairs.  -Complete-

Phase 2 - 14 Mile to 15 Mile:  Following Stage 1 construction, the inner three lanes will be closed for repairs.  Left turns will be restricted during this phase to protect workers and the new concrete. -Complete-

Phase 3 - 15 Mile to Metro Parkway:  
The outer (curb) lanes of Ryan road between 15 Mile Road and Metro Parkway will be closed to traffic for repairs. -Complete-

Phase 4 – 15 Mile to Metro Parkway:  Begins Friday, July 15th.
Following Stage 3 construction, the inner three lanes will be closed for repairs.  Left turns will be restricted during this phase to protect workers and the new concrete.  

Following Phase 4 work final project cleanup and pavement striping will take place.

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

Metropolitan Parkway Resurfacing: Dequindre Road to Ryan Road

Delays should be expected and alternate routes are advised. 

The MCDR is currently constructing 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 anticipated to be completed in August.  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.

Metropolitan Parkway Resurfacing: Dodge Park Road to 1000' East of Van Dyke 

This MCDR is planning to resurface Metropolitan Parkway with Asphalt between Dodge Park Road and 1000' East of Van Dyke. 

The project to resurface Metro Parkway from east of Van Dyke to Dodge Park Road started on Monday, June 13.  One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained on Metro Parkway.  The project will include concrete base repairs and asphalt resurfacing of the roadway.  The project is anticipated to be completed by October 1st.  Additional concrete patching is also being completed on Metropolitan Parkway east of Dodge Park with this project. The project is a Macomb County Department of Roads project and they can be reached at 586-463-8671.  The contractor is Cipparone Construction.

Mound Road Reconstruction – INNOVATE MOUND

The Innovate Mound project will involve the reconstruction of Mound Road from M-59 to I-696.   The project started on August 16, 2021 with construction completion in the Summer of 2024.  The first phase of construction will occur between M-59 and the Sterling Relief Drain located north of 15 Mile Road. Please see the links below for project information, construction updates and to subscribe to the Innovate Mound newsletter

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

Starting June 10, eastbound 16 Mile Road will be reduced to one lane through the intersection of Mound Road for intersection reconstruction.

Starting June 14, westbound 16 Mile Road will be reduced to one lane through the intersection of Mound Road for intersection reconstruction.

The 16 Mile Road lane closures will remain in place until mid-August.

18 1/2 Mile Road Lane Reduction July 5 – Mid-August

Westbound 18 ½ Mile Road to Southbound Mound Road will be reduced to one lane through the intersection of Mound Road for intersection reconstruction beginning on Tuesday, July 5. The westbound 18 ½ Mile Road lane closures will remain in place until mid-August.

18 1/2 Mile Road  July 7 -  July 28
The intersection of Westbound 18 ½ Mile Road and Northbound Mound Road will be closed from July 7 to July 28. Local access will be maintained to all residences and businesses along 18 ½ Mile Road. 18 ½ Mile Road thru traffic will be detoured at Merrill Road and 19 Mile Road.

The detour for Westbound 18 ½ Mile Road is as follows: 
Access from Northbound Mound Road to 18 ½ Mile Road will remain open but restricted to one lane of traffic.
Access from Westbound 18 ½ Mile Road to Mound Road will utilize Merrill Road to Westbound 19 Mile Road.

March -August 2022

The Innovate Mound Project  northbound and southbound Mound traffic is currently shifted with two lanes maintained in each direction on the left lane and temporary pavement to begin reconstruction of the outside lanes. Mound Road traffic will remain in this configuration until mid-August of 2022 when traffic will be shifted to the newly constructed outside lanes to allow for the reconstruction of the median lanes and crossovers. Future lane closure updates will be provided in advance of any lane closure and/or closures on the Mile Roads. 

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

Subscribe to the Innovate Mound Construction Updates

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). Construction is tenatively set to begin on August 15 2022 and will be completed this construcion season. More details regarding this project will be provided as construction approaches. 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.  One lane of eastbound 15 Mile Road between Morningdale Drive and Hayes will be closed beginning September 8, 2021 and will remain closed until the Fall of 2022 to allow for this work to be completed.   Additionally, the East Half of the Fontana Drive Boulevard will be closed between September 2021 and late Spring 2022.  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.

Macomb Interceptor Drain Resident Letter




Streetlight LED Conversion

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.

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