Summer construction improving Michigan roads

By Stephanie Sokol

In tradition of Michigan summers, several construction projects will be going on in the Metro Detroit area.

The Michigan Department of Transportation lists the complete schedule of construction, as well as updates to the changes.

Work will be done on M-53, Livernois, US-24 and I-94 according to MDOT and Centennial Road Commission for Oakland County.


Beverly Hills 

Construction areas:

– Livernois between Long Lake and Avon in Troy and Rochester

– Roads fully open to traffic, with some road closures


– Starting April 22

– Expected completion June


US-24 (Telegraph Road)

Construction areas:

– on US-24 near Monroe this summer


– Summer 2012 through early fall 2013


Work on M-53

Construction areas:

– Northbound in Huron County


– Northbound north on Pinnebog Road, east on M- 142, and north on M-53

– Southbound west on M-142, Pinnebog Road and south on M-53

– Eastbound M-142 traffic east on Learman Road, south on Carpenter Road and east on M-142

– Westbound M-142 traffic north on Carpenter Road, west on Learman Raod and west on M-142

– Northbound Bad Axe Road traffic easton Woodworth Street south on Hanselman Street, west on Soper Road and south on Bad Axe


– Construction starts April 1

– Lane closures August through October


I-94 improvements in Washtenaw

Construction areas:

– 9 miles between M-14 and Carpenter Road, east of US-23 in Ann Arbor

Lane Closures:

– Both directions between M-14 and US-23


Work starts July and ends in November


Stoney Creek Road between Orion and Rochester


– Stoney Creek Road between Orion and Rochester Roads, in Oakland township

– reduce to one-lane traffic


– work began April 15

– expected completion June 1



— Compiled by Stephanie Sokol, Local Editor