July 19,  2019

What's Happening Now...
Road, Sidewalk and Pathway Construction  
The City of Novi prides itself on maintaining open lines of communication and keeping community members apprised of the latest in road and  non-motorized construction projects. 

The following information is intended to provide an overview of current projects.

Please note: All completion dates are merely estimates. Projects could extend beyond those dates due to unforeseen issues with the project and inclement weather.
Oakland County Transportation  Updates

The contractor is pouring the concrete in Stage 1. Some delays during the project now has pushed the switch over to Stage 2 to Thursday, August 1. During Stage 2, one inside lane of 12 Mile will be open in each direction. Novi Road will be completely closed north and south of 12 Mile Road.
Estimated completion date: August 31, 2019

All mile segments of 10 Mile are now complete with paving within Novi's limits (Meadowbrook to Napier roads). The contractor will be finishing the gravel shoulders by the end of this week. Final striping and pavement markings will be placed on all segments by the end of July.
Estimated completion date: July 15, 2019

RCOC  is milling selective spots on Haggerty Road, from 8 to 9 Mile Roads. New asphalt pavement should be completed by the end of this week. Final striping and pavement markings should be done by the end of July.
Estimated completion date: July 19, 2019

RCOC is having a contractor finish the balance of concrete panel work remaining from the 2018 project which concentrated on the intersection of 12 Mile and Meadowbrook Road. The work is expected to begin after the completion of the 12 Mile and Novi Road intersection.
Estimated completion date: September 14, 2019

RCOC is replacing the existing culverts at two Seeley Drain crossings of Haggerty Road, north of 13 Mile Road and MacKenzie Drive. While under construction, Haggerty Road will be closed at the culvert locations. A preconstruction meeting was held this week.
Estimated completion date: August 16, 2019
City of Novi Projects

Rossdale Court, Woodside Court and Addington Lane are now complete and reopened to normal traffic. Restoration on these streets to follow, shortly. The second half of Cody Lane is being removed while the second half of Cheyenne Drive is being poured. Work is also expected to begin on Wintergreen Circle next week.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019

Heatherbrae Way South, Siegal Drive/Court, Singh Boulevard, Vero Court, Anchorage Court, Crestwood Drive and Fire Station No. 4 are now complete. Restoration, to include irrigation will be ongoing over the next couple weeks. The contractor is scheduled to begin the 2019 streets by the end of this week. They will be starting with Lynwood Drive, Warrington Drive and Warrington Court in Greenwood Oaks before moving to the Edinborough subdivision streets in mid-August.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019 

The small reconstructed areas and panels on Roxbury, Waycroft, Courtview Trail, Carlisle Court, Cherry Hill Road and Park Ridge Court are now complete and fully reopened. The contractor will be spending the next few days restoring each of those streets. Work on Nilan Drive is nearly complete and the road has reopened. The contractor will begin mobilizing and removing the first halves of Amy Drive, Katie Drive and Shadybrook Drive in Whispering Meadows this week. The first halves of Clover Lane, Arbor Lane, Greentree Road and Sunrise Boulevard are expected to begin next week.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019

The contractor has completed the spray patching, chip sealing and fog sealing on all the streets in the program. They will need to return to several segments over the next few weeks to perform some touch up work. Minor restoration efforts will begin and be finished next week.
Estimated completion date: Completed

The contractor is now complete with all the steel sheeting wall for the project. The road base grade is currently being brought up to final grade. The contractor will also begin installation of the proposed storm sewer this week and into the next.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019

The City will be rehabbing Cabot Drive, from 12 Mile to 13 Mile Roads and Lewis Drive, from Cabot Drive to Haggerty Road. It will include the milling of the existing concrete road, fixing the existing concrete panel joints and topping the roadways with 3-inches of new asphalt pavement. At the required Pre-Construction conference, the contractor committed to mobilizing and beginning construction late this month. More information regarding schedule and tasks to follow.
Estimated completion date: September 15, 2019

The contractor has several shafts constructed for proposed sanitary manholes along Nine Mile which has choked the roadway down to one lane in several areas. Area residents and motorists need to use caution when driving in these areas. Construction of the storm sewer network at Nine Mile and Garfield Roads has also begun which further complicates movement of vehicles in that area. 
Estimated completion date: January 27, 2020

The City will be performing rehab on 30+ storm sewer manholes located within the South Lake Drive roadway from 13 Mile Road to West Park Drive. No detours will be used, but motorists can expect delays as the contractor moves along the roadway. The contractor started work on Tuesday, July 16 at the west end of South Lake Drive (near West Park Drive) and begin work on the first half dozen structures. Once each structure is complete and a concrete collar is poured back, a steel plate will be placed over the structure until sufficient strength is achieved.
Estimated completion date: August 15, 2019

The City will be doing preventative maintenance on three roadway bridges located on West Park Drive, between 12 Mile and West Road; Meadowbrook Road, between Chattman Drive and Nine Mile Road; and Cranbrooke Drive, between 10 Mile and Village Wood Road. Project is expected to start September 1.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019

The City will be upgrading the traffic signals at 14 Mile and Haggerty Roads and Pontiac Trail and Beck Road. Each intersection will be retrofitted with new mast arms and LED signal heads. Also all legs will have updated pedestrian facilities to include new sidewalk ramps and push button crosswalk signals. The contractor will begin with removals of existing sidewalk, sidewalk ramps and gravel shoulders for the right turn lane addition at 14 Mile Road and Haggerty Road next week.
Estimated completion date: April 1, 2020

Last week, crews were clearing, grading and paving the first layer of the asphalt pathway between Phase 1 and Garfield, Nine Mile Road and southern boardwalk, 10 Mile Road and northern boardwalk. They are also driving piles for both boardwalks, completing the northern boardwalk and continuing to work on the southern boardwalk. Work on the horizon includes completing the drainage at the intersection of Nine Mile and Garfield and continuing to build the southern boardwalk. The large boardwalk should be finished within the next week or so.
Estimated completion date: Late July, early August 2019

In August 2012, Novi citizens overwhelmingly passed a road millage allowing for more than $5 million to be used in annual road and pathway investments. Funds will be used to maintain and improve neighborhood (subdivision/side streets) and major municipal roadways (mile roads, Beck Road, etc.), and to make sidewalk and pathway connections. To learn more a bout upcoming projects,  CLICK HERE.