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Major Road Projects:

Metropolitan Parkway Concrete Repair: 1000' East of Schoenherr to the Red Run Bridge- Summer 2020

The Macomb County Department of Roads will be performing concrete repairs on Metro Parkway between Schoenherr Road and Utica Road beginning Monday, August 10.  It is anticipated the work will take 4-6 weeks to complete.  Eastbound and Westbound traffic will be maintained although the use of alternate routes is advised due to the necessary lane closure(s) needed to complete the work. The contractor is Florence Cement Company. Macomb County can be contacted at 586-463-8671.

Saal Road Resurfacing : 19 Mile Road to Clinton River Road - Summer 2020

The City of Sterling Heights will be paving Saal Road from Clinton River Road to 19 Mile Road.  The project has been designed to address this 1.9 mile section of roadway through two operations.  A portion of the pavement will receive a treatment of milling of the existing concrete surface and resurfacing of the roadway with an asphalt overlay. The remainder of the existing pavement will be pulverized and the new asphalt pavement constructed on top of the pulverized material road base.  

The project will be completed in two stages.

Stage 1: Starting the week of June 29 (weather permitting), the contractor will begin mobilizing equipment for construction of the west half of Saal Road between Clinton River Road and 19 Mile Road. Work is expected to be completed by late August. To enable construction, only one-way, northbound Saal Road traffic will be maintained between Clinton River Road and 19 Mile Road. One-way traffic will be set up once construction is started.  Detours will be posted for all southbound Saal Road traffic.

Stage 2: Upon completion of Stage 1 construction (approximately late August), the contractor will start construction of the east half of Saal Road between Clinton River Road and 19 Mile Road. Work is expected to be completed by mid-October. To enable construction in this stage, only one-way, southbound Saal Road traffic will be maintained between Clinton River Road and 19 Mile Road. Detours will be posted for all northbound Saal Road traffic

Please see the Notification Letter and Map below for additional information.  Additional updates will be posted through the duration of the project.
Saal Road Resident Letter  Saal Road Construction Map  Saal Road Construction Update
 
Consumers Energy Gas Main Replacement: Fourteen Mile Road and ITC corridor

Consumers Energy is currently replacing a 26" Gas transmission main within the ITC corridor which has necessitated the closure of eastbound 14 Mile Road at Van Dyke in accordance a permit issued by the Macomb County Department of Roads.  This work is anticipated to last 2-3 weeks with completion near the end of August. 

Medville Drive Water Main Replacement:

The City of Sterling Heights will be replacing the existing watermain on Medville Drive between  16 1/2 Mile Road and Smethwick Road. The project will start mid-September 2020. The project was previously postponed due to the closure of City Hall during the COVID-19 crisis.  The material has been delivered onsite and utility exploration has started on the week of 9/14/2020. The directional drilling for watermain installaiton is expected to start the week of 9/21/2020. Please see the letter below for information regarding the project

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. The project was awarded to Toebe Construction on July 8, 2020. 

The 19 Mile Road paving project, from Clinton River Road to Schoenherr Road, will begin on or about July 17th week with contractor mobilization.  A small amount of temporary pavement will be installed and then one-way traffic will begin approximately July 23-25.  Westbound traffic will be maintained while eastbound traffic will be detoured for the duration of the project.  The south half of the road will be constructed first.  Upon completion of the south half estimated to be late September, west bound traffic will be placed on the new pavement and the north half of the road will be constructed.  The open-to-traffic date is late November with restoration occurring in the Spring of 2021.  The project will provide a 3-lane asphalt pavement, sidewalk improvements, school crossing upgrades, new mast arm traffic signals at the Gainsley intersection, drive approach and local road approach replacement, and landscaping improvements.

The project will be completed in two stages. The south half of Nineteen Mile Road will be Stage 1 and the north half of Nineteen Mile Road will be Stage 2. Stage 1 construction will commence early to mid-July and be completed in approximately eight weeks. Stage 2 construction will continue upon completion of Stage 1 and be completed by early December. There may be a need to complete turf establishment and other items in the spring of 2021. To enable construction, only westbound Nineteen Mile Road traffic will be maintained while eastbound traffic will be detoured. Access to all residential drives, commercial drives and cross streets will be maintained.  Please see the letter and Map below for additional information.  Additional updates will be posted closer throughout the project.

19 Mile Resident Letter   19 Mile Cone Zone Update    19 Mile Construction Map  
19 Mile Road Improvements Overlay Map    19 Mile Road Public Presentation 3-11-2020

18 Mile Road Asphalt Resurfacing: Dequindre to Ryan Road - Fall 2020

This is a MCDOR project for asphalt resurfacing of 18 Mile Road between Dequindre Road and Ryan Road.  The 18 Mile Road resurfacing project is currently scheduled to begin on Wednesday, September 30th. Construction will mirror what was done over the last few years on 18 Mile Road.  Two-way traffic will be maintained with flagging operations necessary at times.  Alterative routes are advised.  The contractor is Pro-Line Asphalt. The County can be reached at 586-463-8671. The estimated time of completion is mid-November.

Utica Road Asphalt Resurfacing: Schoenherr Road to Hayes Road - Fall 2020

This is a MCDR project for asphalt resurfacing of Utica Road between Schoenherr and Hayes.  

The Utica Road resurfacing project, from Hayes Road to Schoenherr Road, is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, September 23rd.  Construction will mirror what was done over the last few years on Utica Road.  (This is the last phase of a 3 year project to resurface Utica Road from Hayes Road to Van Dyke Ave.).  Two-way traffic will be maintained with flagging operations necessary at times.  Alterative routes are advised.  The contractor is Pro-Line asphalt. The County can be reached at 586-463-8671. The estimated time of completion is mid-November.

Hayes Road Asphalt Resurfacing: 14 Mile Road to Moravian Drive - Fall 2020

The MCDR will begin a project to resurface Hayes Road from 14 Mile Road to Moravian Drive in the coming weeks.  The tentative start date is Wednesday, October 7.  The project is anticipated to be completed and open to traffic in mid-late November.  Restoration will occur in the Spring of 2021.  On Hayes Road, one-way traffic will be maintained southbound only between 14 Mile Road and 15 Mile Road for the duration of the project.   Northbound Hayes Road will be detoured.  The contractor is Pro-Line asphalt. The County can be reached at 586-463-8671. 

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

This is a MCDR project for asphalt resurfacing of Schoenherr Road.  Work on bridges along this portion of Schoenherr Road is also included in the project.  More details will be provided as construction approaches.

Hayes Road Asphalt Resurfacing: 14 Mile Road to Moravian Drive - Summer 2020

This is a MCDR project for asphalt resurfacing of Hayes Road between 14 Mile and Moravian.  More details will be provided as construction approaches. MCDR can be reached at 586-463-8671

Hayes Road Asphalt Resurfacing: 14 Mile Road to Moravian Drive - Summer 2020

This is a MCDR project for asphalt resurfacing of Hayes Road between 14 Mile and Moravian.  More details will be provided as construction approaches. MCDR can be reached at 586-463-8671

Local Road Projects:

Local Road Concrete Sectional Program:

  • Piccadilly Drive,  Alcoy Drive to  Gladstone - Phase 1 South side of Street
  • Leech Drive, Metro Parkway to Kenneth Court, - Phase 1 West side of Street
  • Rowe Court, From South side cul de sac including Leech Drive Intersection - Phase 1 west side of Street
  • Georgetown Drive, Alta Vista Drive to Dane Court - Phase 1 West side of Street 
  • Heritage Drive, Brook Shire  Drive to Cornelissen Drive, Including 300' of Cornelissen Drive - Phase 1 South Side of Heritage West side of Cornellissen
  • Stonewood Drive, Valusek Drive to Awdey Drive - Phase 1 West Side of Street
  • Beaver Court, Two Patch locations 
  • Elford Drive, Ashton Drive Intersection to East side of Eyebrow
  • Fairfax Drive - Ashton Drive,  FairFax Drive from Ashton Drive to Denwood Drive and 100' patch on Ashton
  • Essen Drive- Between 8656 Essen and Frankfurt Drive
  • Belinda Drive-  3530 Belinda to Trawick Eyebrow
  • Chadbourne Drive- Thorton Drive to Chadbourne Court
  • Gary Ct-
  • Hamilton East Drive- 

2020 Joint Sealing Program:

This fall, the City will be sealing pavement cracks and joints on 32 City Streets, providing over 7 miles of roadway treatment.  Joint sealing is a cost effective way to preserve and prolong the overall life of pavement.  The project is expected to be completed within 6 weeks.  Please refer to the attached letter for additional information.

Notification Letter