Improving Royal Oak

Completed Streets

Many city projects are substantially complete, except for restoration. The city allows contractors to wait until after Labor Day for grass restoration to allow for more favorable weather conditions.

CAP1735 Road Reconstruction Improvements

Contractor: Mark Anthony Contracting, Inc.

Batavia Avenue

The contractor has finished installation of driveway approaches and sidewalk along Batavia. Most driveways will be closed over the holiday weekend, though some at the north end of the street will be opened at the end of the day Friday. The contractor will clean up Batavia Avenue to allow for resident permit parking on both sides of the street over the Arts, Beats and Eats festival weekend. The apartments at the corner of Batavia will have full use of the parking lot driveways for the weekend.
The contractor will replace of sections of the concrete road base along Batavia after the holiday weekend. Sections of concrete will be placed in phases to allow for traffic on one side of the road at all times.

Dallas Avenue

The contractor has scheduled the final water main connection for Tuesday September 5th, which will affect a few homes on Stephenson Highway at Dallas. Residents affected by the water shutoff will be notified via door hanger.

The contractor plans to pour concrete for the driveway approaches and sidewalk removed between Helene and Lenox within the next couple weeks. The section of road from Lenox to Stephenson Highway will be removed and replaced with concrete in the coming weeks.

Fairview Avenue

Fairview Avenue has been paved. The contractor plans to replace driveways during the week of September 5th or the following week.

Kalama Avenue and Brinkey Avenue

Most of the concrete work is complete on these streets with the exception of sidewalk ramps along Brinkey Avenue, which will be replaced after Labor Day. Barrels along the school property will be removed before school begins on Tuesday September 5th. The contractor will work on restoration during September.

There are several flags of sidewalk that were removed by Consumers Energy for the gas main work and Consumers Energy is responsible for replacing this concrete.

Lockwood Avenue

The contractor plans to finish transferring individual water services during the week of September 5th. The contractor will individually inform residents when their water supply will be shut off, which typically lasts 1 to 2 hours.

CAP1630 Special Assessment Paving Improvements

Contractor: Mark Anthony Contracting, Inc.

Public Alley - 14 Mile Road to Rochester Road (behind businesses)

The contractor tentatively plans to begin work in September. This work will be scheduled to take place along with asphalt work on Batavia Avenue (under CAP1735 above).

Orchard Grove Drive

The contractor plans to finish installing the stone road base material during the week of September 5th. Consumers Energy still needs to lower shallow gas services that cross the roadway; paving cannot take place until this work is completed.

CAP1505 Concrete Street Repairs

Contractor: Galui Construction Co., Inc.

The contractor has completed the majority of project work and all open patches have been replaced with concrete. The contractor plans to return to the city in September to work on Hickory, Marais and Galpin Avenue.

CAP1710 Water Main Improvements

Contractor: FDM Contracting, Inc.

The contractor will be grading and placing millings on the gravel section of Ferris Avenue (Donald to Genesee) after the holiday weekend.
The contractor has started restoration on the project streets and plans to be completed within the next couple weeks.

Please note that construction schedules are tentative, and may change based on weather delays, subcontractors or substantial field modifications. These updates are based on the information currently available.

You can visit to view the 2017 project map, find copies of mailed construction notices, and read about the city's various construction projects.
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