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Road Project Updates


Baldwin Road / Clarkston Road Roundabout
Start Date: June 10, 2024
End Date: Late summer (approximately 9 weeks)
Closure:  The intersection will close to vehicle and pedestrian traffic during construction. 
Detours
  • BALDWIN ROAD DETOUR:  Baldwin Road to Indianwood Road to Joslyn Road to Waldon Road, back to Baldwin Road and vice versa. 
  • CLARKSTON ROAD DETOUR: Baldwin Court/West Baldwin to Baldwin Road to Indianwood Road to Joslyn Road, back to Clarkston Road and vice versa.
  • PEDESTRIAN DETOUR EAST OF THE INTERSECTION NEAR FRIENDSHIP PARK: Clarkston Road to Yosemite Drive to Baldwin Road and vice versa.  
Project Information: The approximate $3.6 million project will be paid for with federal funds, RCOC and Orion Township dollars.
The project includes:
  • Construction of a roundabout at the Baldwin Road/Clarkston Road intersection.
  • Constructing new Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)--compliant crosswalks at the roundabout that will connect to the existing pedestrian pathways. 
  • Installing High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk (HAWK) pedestrian crosswalk signals at Baldwin Road crossings. 
  • Improving the storm sewers and drainage.
  • Placing decorative concrete and curbs.
  • Installing intersection lighting. 
  • Utility relocation (taking place starting the winter of 2023).
  • Tree removals (starting March 13).
For more project details, please click here


Brown, Giddings and Silverbell Roads
Start Date: April 16, 2024
End Date: Mid-November, 2024
Impact on Traffic:  One lane in each direction will remain open, except for:
Brown Road, east of Giddings Road, will completely close for several hundred feet during the first stage of work with a signed detour.
Giddings Road, north of Silverbell Road will completely close for several hundred feet during the second stage of work with a signed detour.

Project Information: The approximate $15 million project (Phase I) is paid for with state, federal, and private business funds. 
The project includes:
  • 2.8 miles of pavement removal and replacement with asphalt pavement from Jamm Road to M-24 (Lapeer Road).
  • Curb and gutter replacement.
  • Road widening on the south side of Brown Road between Jamm and Giddings roads will make the road consistently five lanes. 
  • Right turn-lane enhancements on northbound Giddings Road entrances to the GM plant, including a new traffic signal.
  • New traffic signal at Giddings Road/Silver Bell Road intersection.
  • Side street and driveway approach reconstruction and new guardrails and signs
For more project details, please click here


Indianwood Road Culvert Replacement Over Paint Creek
Start Date: January 16, 2024
End Date: Anticipated October 5, 2024
Road Closure:  Yes, residential and business access maintained east and west of the closure.
Detour: Lapeer Road (M-24) to Clarkston Road to Joslyn Road, back to Indianwood Road and vice versa. 


Project Information: The project cost is approximately $2.4 million and is paid for with funds from RCOC and Orion Township.
The project includes:
  • Removal of the culvert under the road (the existing culvert was installed in 1959).
  • Replacement with a pre-cast concrete culvert.
  • Asphalt paving in the vicinity of the new culvert.
  • New curbs and gutters will be added to the road in the vicinity of the culvert.
  • New guardrail installed adjacent to the culvert.
  • Storm sewer and drainage improvements. 
  • Township water main and sanitary sewer relocation (starting April 1).
  • Utility relocations (includes the relocation of Consumers Energy, AT&T, Verizon and Comcast utilities).
  • Tree removal is expected in early 2024.
For more project details, please click here


Waldon Road, Baldwin to Clintonville Road, Phase 2
Start Date: March 8, 2024
End Date: Mid-October, 2024
Road Closure:  Yes, residential and business access will be maintained throughout the closure.
  • Starting March 8, Waldon Road from Clintonville Road to east of Montclair Drive will close for culvert replacement, road alignment and paving work.
  • DETOUR: Waldon Road to Baldwin Road to Maybee Road to Clintonville Road, back to Waldon Road and vice versa.
  • Starting March 18 to March 25 27, Waldon Road will completely close for residential and business traffic for culvert replacement. Access to residential and business property will be available east and west of the closure. For a map of the closure location, 
  • Starting approximately July 8, the Waldon Road/Clintonville Road intersection will close for roundabout construction, stream realignment and culvert replacement.
Detour: 
  • Waldon Road traffic: Waldon Road to Sashabaw Road to Maybee Road to Baldwin Road, back to Waldon Road and vice versa. (Waldon Road, Baldwin Road to Clintonville Road, remains closed to through traffic)
  • Clintonville Road traffic: Clintonville Road to Maybee Road to Sashabaw Road to Clarkston Road, back to Clintonville Road and vice versa.
Project Information: The $14.7 million project is funded by federal dollars, RCOC, Independence Township, Orion Township, and Oakland County general government (through the Tri-Party program).
The 1.75-mile project includes:
  • Paving this unpaved section of Waldon Road with asphalt, including six-to-eight-foot paved shoulders.
  • Construction of a roundabout at the Waldon Road/Clintonville Road intersection (2024).
  • Realign curves on Waldon Road to enhance safety. 
  • Replace three large culverts under the road (the Sashabaw Creek culvert was replaced in 2023; the remaining culverts will be removed and replaced in 2024).
  • Construct an eight-foot wide pathway adjacent to the road between Montclair Drive and Baldwin Road (2023).
  • Stream improvements (2024). 
  • Tree removals (expected to start 3/1/23).
  • Utility relocation.
  • Removal of a peat bog under the road (2023). 
For more project details, please click here