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Major Road Projects: 

15 Mile Road Pedestrian Crossing East of Van Dyke Avenue

This City of Sterling Heights is installing a pedestiran refuge island and crossing 900 feet east of Van Dyke Avenue. The project will provide a protected pedestrian crossing and remove hazardous crossing at Tiffany drive. Trafffic is reduced to one lane in each direction on 15 Mile Road to allow for the installation to be completed.  The project should be complete in October. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Engineering at 586-446-2720.

Riverland Drive Pedestrian Crossing Beacons

This City of Sterling Heights is installing Rapid Flashing Pedestrian Beacons at the Riverland Drive pedestrian crossings near the Clinton River Bridge linking Clinton River Park to the sidewalk on the north side of Riverland Drive. Work is anticipated to begin Friday, September 30.  Short term lane closures will be required to complete the work on the project.  The project should be complete in October. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Engineering at 586-446-2720.

Mound Road Reconstruction – INNOVATE MOUND

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The Innovate Mound project will includes reconstruction of Mound Road from M-59 to I-696.   The project started in August 2021 with construction completion anticipated in the Summer of 2024.  Please see 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

Eastbound 16 Mile Road will be reduced to one lane through the intersection of Mound Road for intersection reconstruction beginning Friday, June 10th. The eastbound 16 Mile Road lane closures will remain in place until November.

Westbound 16 Mile Road will be reduced to one lane through the intersection of Mound Road for intersection reconstruction beginning Tuesday, June 14th. The westbound 16 Mile Road lane closures will remain in place 
until November.

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

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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). 

Work on Hayes Road between 18 Mile Road and Hall Road (M-59) in Clinton Township and Sterling Heights is anticipated to start August 15. The road will remain open to thru traffic throughout the duration of the project. Traffic will be restricted to one lane of alternating traffic at times. Some cross street closures may be necessary. Drivers should expect delays and seek alternate routes when possible. Work is anticipated to be completed by mid-November. Estimated dates are subject to change.

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. 

Update 8/10/2022
Macomb Interceptor Drain Resident Letter (8/10/2022)

New temporary lane closures are now being implemented as follows

  1. The partial closure of the 15 Mile/Hayes Road intersection to allow workers to access a manhole near Hayes Road on 15 Mile.
  2. The partial closure of 15 Mile Road will begin at Morningdale Drive (west end) and terminate near Hidden Pine Drive (east end).
  3. Hayes Road south of 15 Mile Road will be partially closed.
  4. North of 15 Mile, Hayes Road will be completely closed from 15 Mile to Moravian.

These closures will occur from mid-August 2022 through early spring 2023.

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.

Metropolitan Parkway Resurfacing: Dequindre Road to Ryan Road (Open to Traffic)

Update: September 16, 2022 Metropolitan Parkway includig the Ryan Road intersection has been reopened to trafffic.

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 a Macomb County Department of Roads project and they can be reached at 586-463-8671 with any questions regrading the project.

Ryan Road Concrete Repairs- 14 Mile Road to Metropolitan Parkway- (Open to Trafffic)

The City of Sterling Heights completed concrete repairs on Ryan Road from 14 Mile Road to Metro Parkway. The project replaced deteriorated concrete joints along with larger concrete patch areas to address areas of deteriorated concrete on Ryan Road.  

The Ryan Road concrete repair project is fully striped with a temporary waterborne paint and all lanes are open to traffic.  Final pavement striping with rolling closures during the day to complete the permanent striping will be completed in the coming weeks.

Please see the Resident Letter  and Project Location Map for more information.

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

Streetlight LED Conversion (COMPLETE)

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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