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 finish setting up their staging area at Upton Park and delivering materials to the site the week of April 1st. Access to their staging area will be off of Massoit Road. The contractor plans to begin pavement removals, drilling and fusing water main for installation between Woodward and Cooper Avenue. There may be limited access to side streets and driveways during construction. Residents will be notified 24 hours in advance if access to their driveway will be affected.

SOCWA's contractor will continue heading east with their water main work the week of April 1st. They will be primarily working in the median of Coolidge Highway, and east of the rail road bridge.

The current lane closures will remain, with the below restrictions:

  • 14 Mile Road traffic is shifted to the north side lanes of the CN railroad bridge with one lane of travel open in each direction
  • NO LEFT TURNS are allowed onto southbound Coolidge from westbound 14 Mile Road
  • North Coolidge Highway is 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 current lane closures.
TC plan 03-25-19
14 Mile map

CAP1935 Road Reconstruction Improvements

Contractor: FDM Contracting Inc.

Notice of Construction letters have been mailed to property owners on affected streets. Construction is anticipated to begin in late April. The following streets will be reconstructed this season:
CAP1935 Street list

CAP1806 S. Campbell Road Resurfacing

10 Mile Road to 11 Mile Road

Contractor: Iafrate Construction Company

Beginning next week, the contractor plans to return to finish the remaining work on S. Campbell Road which includes:

  • installing two pedestrian refuge islands near 6th Street and Brockton/Dallas
  • install the new traffic signals at 4th Street
  • place the permanent road striping on the roadway
  • Complete lawn restoration and punch list items

No lane closures are expected as the contractor will be working within the center turn lane on the pedestrian refuge islands.

You can find more information on the project at

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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