Improving Royal Oak

Construction Season Begins

Residents on affected streets will be mailed construction notices in the Spring prior to work beginning with detailed information on the project.

The city realizes construction will be an inconvenience and all efforts to expedite the work will be utilized to minimize traffic conflicts and access to various properties abutting the project. If you have questions you can contact the Engineering Division at 248.246.3260.

2019 Project Map

CAP1908/09 14 Mile Road Resurfacing Improvements

Greenfield Road to Crooks Road

SOCWA Contractor: Verdeterre Contracting, Inc.

City Contractor: Pamar Enterprises, Inc

This project includes work in conjunction with the South Oakland County Water Authority, Michigan Department of Transportation and the Road Commission for Oakland County.

14 Mile Road will be under construction for most of the 2019 construction season, with traffic often limited to one lane in each direction. Motorists are encouraged to find alternate routes during construction, especially during rush hour. For more information regarding the complete scope of the project, visit:

The city's contractor plans to begin setting up their staging area at Upton Park and delivering materials to the site the week of March 25th. Construction on the city's water main is tentatively scheduled to begin the first week of April.

SOCWA's contractor will continue heading east for their water main work the week of March 25th. The current lane closures will be extended east of Coolidge Highway, with the below restrictions:

  • 14 Mile Road traffic will be shifted to the north side lanes of the CN railroad with one lane of travel open in each direction
  • NO LEFT TURNS will be allowed onto southbound Coolidge from westbound 14 Mile Road
  • North Coolidge Highway will be reduced to one right turn lane and one left turn lane for traffic heading south onto 14 Mile Road
Click on the diagram map below to view the updated lane closures.
TC plan 03-25-19
14 Mile map

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 2019 project map, find copies of mailed construction notices, and read about the city's various construction projects.
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