August 16,  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

Over the next week, the contractor will complete removals in the Stage 2 area.  During 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 route is Meadowbrook Road.
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

The contractor has completed pouring new concrete on the first half (outer half) of Wintergreen Circle and is nearly finished with removals on the first half (north side) of Guilford. The final street in the program, Bennington Drive, will begin in September.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019

The contractor should begin the 2019 streets early 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 work in Whispering Meadows on Amy Drive, Katie Drive, Greentree Road, Clover Lane, Arbor Lane, Ladene Lane and Shadybrook Drive is is nearly complete. Work also has started on Mill Road, with the second half of Sunrise Boulevard starting this week. Late next week, crews will start on the first halves of Sunflower Road, Sandpoint Way, Whispering Lane.
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 next week 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 August 26.
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 September. 
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 will start on the West Park Drive bridge on August 26.
Estimated completion date: November 1, 2019

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 Road. Installation of the new concrete curb and gutter and asphalt pavement is nearly complete and we expect to reopen the 14 Mile/Haggerty intersection this week.
Estimated completion date: April 1, 2020

The contractor was paving the 11 Mile to boardwalk portion this week. Flashing beacons to help with crossing 10 Mile Road are also being installed. The trail remains CLOSED to users, but is expected to open prior to Labor Day.
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.