Updated April 21, 2017
City of Farmington Hills Major Road Projects
11 Mile Road Rehabilitation, Orchard Lake Road to Middlebelt Road
This project is well underway and current work includes storm sewer removal and replacement. 11 Mile Road will be closed to thru traffic for the duration of the project. A detour route directing traffic to 10 Mile Road has been posted.
13 Mile Road Rehabilitation, Halsted Road to Drake Road
Reconstruction of this roadway is well underway. 13 Mile Road will be closed to thru traffic. Local access will be maintained in an eastbound direction only. Access into the construction zone will be maintained only from Halsted Road and all traffic will exit via Drake Road.
Drake Road Rehabilitation, 12 Mile Road to 13 Mile Road
Preliminary work on this project is underway. Drake Road will remain open; however, it will be reduced to one lane with flag control during daytime hours.
Country Club Drive, Haggerty Road to 12 Mile Road
Reconstruction of this roadway is expected to begin in early to mid-May. Updates will be forth coming as more information becomes available.
City of Farmington Hills Local Road Projects
Independence Commons Subdivision
Concrete removal is currently underway on the last phase (Old Homestead) of this reconstruction project. Concrete paving is expected to take place next week. This project is scheduled to be substantially completed early this summer.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Independence Commons Subdivision Road Rehabilitation Project.
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Middlebelt Sewer Transport and Storage Tunnel (I-696 to Northwestern Highway)
Middlebelt Road has been reopened between Highmeadow and Wellington; however, lane closures will be utilized to accommodate the remaining work items well into May.
12 Mile Concrete Repair Project (Haggerty Road to Farmington Road)
This concrete repair project is expected to begin mid to late summer. Updates will be forthcoming as more information becomes available.
For information about Road Commission for Oakland County Projects, visit the RCOC website at http://www.rcocweb.org, and then check press releases and/or the real time traffic map.
Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)
Grand River Avenue, Sinacola to Purdue
The Contractor will be performing concrete repairs from Colgate Street to Power Road on Grand River Avenue. Grand River will be reduced to one lane in each direction from 4/21/2017 at 9 PM to 4/24/2017 at 5 AM.
M-5, 12 Mile Road to Pontiac Trail
The full closure of southbound M-5 from Maple Road to 12 Mile Road will be taking place on Saturday, April 22. The closure will be in place for approximately four weeks, which will be followed by the closure of northbound M-5. Lane closures on M-5 will begin just south of Pontiac Trail and all traffic will be forced to turn right at Maple Road.
During the southbound closure, vehicles traveling northbound on M-5 will not be able to use the turn arounds to head westbound on 13 Mile Road or 14 Mile Road. Also, vehicles heading eastbound on 13 Mile Road, 14 Mile Road, and Maple Road will not be able to use the turn around to head northbound on M-5. All cross roads 13 Mile, 14 Mile, and Maple Road will maintain a minimum of one lane open in each direction at all times. All 12 Mile Road ramps to southbound M-5 with access to all freeways will remain open.
Detailed closure locations and dates for MDOT projects can be found by visiting
http://mdotnetpublic.state.mi.us/drive/ then clicking on Construction Search.
Construction Projects Scheduled for 2017
- 13 Mile Road, Halsted Road to Drake Road – Reconstruction
- 11 Mile Road, Middlebelt Road to Orchard Lake Road – Reconstruction
- Drake Road, 12 Mile Road to 13 Mile Road – Resurfacing
- Independence Commons Subdivision, concrete roadways – Rehabilitation
- Country Club Drive – Road reconstruction
- 12 Mile, Haggerty Road to Farmington Road, full depth concrete – Selective slab replacement and joint repair (RCOC)
- M5, 12 Mile Road to Pontiac Trail – Concrete repair work (MDOT)
- Grand River, Sinacola to Purdue – Pavement rehabilitation, storm sewer repairs, and road diet in City of Farmington (MDOT)
- 11 Mile Road – Complete missing sidewalk segments between Orchard Lake Road and Middlebelt (south side)
- Middlebelt Road – South of 10 Mile Road on west side