August 2,  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 intersection of 12 Mile and Novi Road closed this morning at 9am and the switch was made to Stage 2. In Stage 2, Novi Road will be completely closed to through north and southbound traffic at 12 Mile Road. Twelve Mile Road, east and westbound traffic will be maintained, but limited to one lane. Businesses in the area, including the gas station on the northwest corner, remain open. The detour around the intersection is Meadowbrook Road. The Michigan left just west of Novi Road will also be temporarily closed while concrete cures.
Estimated completion date: Mid-September 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. A preconstruction meeting was held this week.
Estimated completion date: September 27, 2019
City of Novi Projects

Rossdale Court, Woodside Court, Addington Lane, Cheyenne Drive and Cody Lane are now complete and reopened to normal traffic. Restoration and sealing on these streets to follow, shortly. The contractor has started removals on the first half of Wintergreen Circle. The first half of Guilford is expected to start next week.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019

The contractor is scheduled to begin the 2019 streets by the end of next 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 contractor is now in Whispering Meadows, removing and replacing panels on the second halves of Amy Drive, Katie Drive, Greentree Road, Clover Lane, Arbor Lane and Shadybrook Drive. Once complete, they will move to Ladene Lane and Sunrise Boulevard, which is expected to happen next week.
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 in mid-August.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019

The City of Novi will complete the 'ring-road' by installing a new concrete box-span culvert near Novi Road for the Middle Rouge River crossing; construct a new concrete curb and gutter and asphalt roadway over the top of the existing Flint Street; add some on-street parking along the south side of the road; install a new 10-foot pathway along the north side; install a new 6-foot sidewalk along the south side; and construct new water main, sanitary and storm sewer utilities for future development. No closures or detours are expected for the utility or roadway construction, but a short term closure is expected at the beginning of the project to install the new concrete box span culvert. The contractor is expected to begin next week but may be delayed further 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 August 12.
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 is now complete. Open cut sections, west of Garfield, are expected to begin in early August. 
Estimated completion date: January 27, 2020

The contractor is expected to be complete with the whole project by early next week.
Estimated completion date: August 8, 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. Construction will range from basic maintenance and full concrete slab replacement. Work will start on the West Park Drive bridge on August 26.
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 has completed removals of existing sidewalk, sidewalk ramps and gravel shoulders for the right turn lane addition at 14 Mile Road and Haggerty Roads. Installation of the new concrete curb and gutter will take place early next week.
Estimated completion date: April 1, 2020

The boardwalk is complete other than the top rail and the path has been topped from 10 Mile Road up to the boardwalk. A good portion of the grading from the Nine Mile to 10 Mile is also done. As long as the weather stays nice it should be substantially complete by the end of the month.
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.