August 30,  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 will be completing their last three concrete pours today and next week Tuesday. Assuming cure strength is received by September 6, the intersection may reopen to normal traffic. Businesses in the area, including the gas station on the northwest corner, remain open. The detour route is Meadowbrook Road.
Estimated completion date: September 3, 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 will be closing Haggerty Road on Sept. 3. Advanced warning signs and detour signs will be placed a week prior to closing, announcing the closure. The project calls for  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.
Estimated completion date: September 27, 2019
City of Novi Projects

The contractor has completed the last concrete pour on Guilford and are awaiting cure strength. Once paving is complete, a drain line will be installed along the back of the curb on both sides of the road for sump pump lines to be connected to the storm sewer. Work has also started on the final street in the program, Bennington Drive. This work will be alternated with the sump discharge storm line work on Guilford.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019

The base course of asphalt is down on Warrington Court and a majority of Warrington Drive should be prepped for asphalt early next week. Crews have also headed to Edinborough Lane and Inverness Court to begin concrete curb removals and replacements.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019 

Crews are now working on the first halves of Sunflower Road, Sandpoint Way and Whispering Lane. Once these streets are wrapped up, some panel and intersection work will take place on Cranbrooke Drive between 10 Mile and Village Wood roads.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019

The contractor is now complete with all the steel sheeting wall for the project. A majority of the storm sewer has been installed. The contractor is now forming and pouring sections of the concrete wall along the backside of the sheet piling. This work will take several months. The large, four-sided, box culvert for the Middle Rouge River is planned to be set after the temporary coffer dams are complete.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019

The contractor has closed Flint Street (gravel portion), from Grand River to Novi Road. A bulk of the earthwork and grading will take place over the next few weeks. Some work may be delayed due to DTE utility pole relocation.
Estimated completion date: December 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. The contractor is expected to begin construction during the week of September 3.
Estimated completion date: End of September 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 is now complete. Open cut sections, west of Garfield, have begun as well. 
Estimated completion date: January 27, 2020

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. Construction will range from basic maintenance and full concrete slab replacement. Work has started on the West Park Drive bridge and is progressing well which could mean and earlier reopening.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019

The contractor has completed paving and striping of the southbound Haggerty Road right turn lane. The 14 Mile and Haggerty intersection was fully reopened to traffic on August 23. Underground crews are on-site installing new conduit for the eventual mast arm traffic signals. Restoration will be forthcoming over the next couple weeks. Crews will also be mobilizing to the Beck Road/Pontiac Trail intersection early next week to begin installing new sidewalks, pedestrian push buttons and traffic signal conduits.
Estimated completion date: April 1, 2020

The contractor putting the finishing touches on the trail. Restoration work and signage will be ongoing even once the trail opens, which could happen by Monday. Flashing beacons to help with crossing 10 Mile Road have been installed and pavement markings are next. The trail remains CLOSED to users, but we hope to open it before Monday.
Estimated completion date: Late 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.