Cone Zone - Road Construction Updates

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Major Road Projects:

19 Mile Road Construction : Schoenherr Road to Clinton River Road

The City of Sterling Heights will be reconstructing Nineteen Mile Road from Schoenherr Road to Clinton River Road during the summer and fall of 2020. The project will result in a new three-lane asphalt roadway, public utility improvements, and aesthetic improvements throughout the project.  19 Mile is open to traffic with final restoration and along with Signal improvements at Gainsley Drive now underway.

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Schoenherr Road Asphalt Resurfacing: North of Plumbrook Drain to 1,200 feet North of Clinton River - 

The MCDR is continuing a project to resurface Schoenherr Road from south of Plumbrook Road to north of Clinton River Road.  The project also includes bridge repair on the Bridges over the Plumbrook Drain and Clinton River.

The Schoenherr Road construction project is set to resume on Thursday, April 15.  Traffic control will be set up to close Northbound Schoenherr north of Metro Parkway.  The closure is necessary for the work on the bridges over the Plumbrook Drain and the Clinton River.  The northbound closure is anticipated to be in place until on or before June 30.  Upon completion and opening of northbound Schoenherr, southbound will be closed for the same scope of work.  The anticipated completion date for the project is August 30, 2021.

Portable message boards have been placed providing advanced warning.  Detours will be posted for Northbound Schoenherr Road.

The project will also includes milling of the existing concrete pavement and asphalt paving.  

The contractor is Pro-Line Asphalt. Please contact Macomb County 586-463-8671 with any questions regarding the project.

Dequindre Road Concrete Slab Repalacement: Metro Parkway to 18 Mile Road - 

The RCOC is performing concrete slab replacement on Dequindre Road between Big Beaver(Metro Parkway) and Long Lake Road (18 Mile Road) beginning Thursday, May 6.

Portable message boards have been placed providing advanced warning.  One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction throughout the project.  Additional information regarding the project is available here  RCOC 2021 Concrete Slab Replacement

The contractor is DiLisio Contracting Inc. Please contact the Road Commission for Oakland County at 877-858-4804 with any questions regarding the project.

Medville Drive Water Main Replacement:

The City of Sterling Heights is currently replacing the existing watermain on Medville Drive between  16 1/2 Mile Road and Smethwick Road. The project was previously postponed due to the closure of City Hall during the COVID-19 crisis.  The portion of the watermain on Medville Drive south of Smethwick has been installed and tested. Water service transfers are expected to begin mid next week. The last portion of the watermain connecting to Smethwick will be installed once all the water services on Medville Drive are transferred. Please see the letter below for information regarding the project.  

Local Road Projects:

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