TRAFFIC WATCH

Here is a list of upcoming road construction projects in Monroe County:

Ash Township

Carleton Rockwood Road between I-275 and Briar Hill Road

RAM Construction Services is to apply silane treatment to the Carleton Rockwood Road bridge over Swan Creek. One-lane, two-way traffic will be maintained with traffic controllers for the duration of the work.

Township of Bedford

Chip Seal Projects

The following routes are expected to be sealed over the coming week. Roads will be closed to through traffic while crews work, and roads will be swept the following day. Motorists are encouraged to travel at the recommended speed limit of 25 mph until the surface of the chip sealer has been swept away.

  • Crabb – Dean of Erie
  • Crabb–Sterns to Dean
  • Smith – Township line in the center of Whiteford

Lavoy Road between US-24 (Telegraph Road) and M-125 (South Dixie Highway)

RAM Construction Services is to apply silane treatment to the Lavoy Road bridge over Indian Creek. One-lane, two-way traffic will be maintained with traffic controllers for the duration of the work.

Summerfield Road between Sterns Road and Secor Road

The South County Water Supply System will install a new water main along Summerfield Road between Sterns Road and Secor Road. During water works, Summerfield Road will be closed to through traffic between Sterns Road and Secor Road. The signed detour for the road closure will use Sterns Road and Secor Road.

Township of Erie

Chip Seal Projects

The next route should be sealed over the coming week. The road will be closed to through traffic while crews work, and the road will be swept the following day. Motorists are encouraged to travel at the recommended speed limit of 25 mph until the surface of the chip sealer has been swept away.

  • Sterns – M-125 on top

Summit Street Bridge between Sterns Road and State Line

Miller Bros. will begin earthworks on the eastern half of the bridge carrying Summit Street over Shantee Creek. Two-lane, two-way traffic will be maintained throughout the work by using a temporary paved lane in the shoulder of Summit Street and a lane change. All work is weather permitting

Township of Exeter

Scofield Carleton Road between Sumpter Road and Finzel Road

Miller Bros. and Cadillac Asphalt are due to start next week on Scofield Road between Sumpter Road and Finzel Road. It will include aggregate, crushing and shaping in preparation for the hot mix asphalt pavement. The road will be closed to through traffic. All work is weather permitting.

Canton of Milan

Wabash Road between Cone Road and Redman Road

RAM Construction Services to apply silane treatment to Wabash Road bridge over North Macon Creek. Wabash Road will be closed to through traffic during construction. No detour route will be posted for this road closure due to the low traffic volume and short duration of the closure.

City of Monroe

Reconstruction of West Willow Street – Godfroy to Monroe

GV Cement Contracting of the Township of Brownstown is the city’s contractor for the concrete paving of the roadway for 2022, and they are rebuilding this entire roadway with a new curb and gutter, along with the adjacent sidewalks and all access routes. The mainline paving is now complete and the roadway is open. Over the coming week, the contractor plans to complete the remaining driveways and sidewalk ramps.

Reconstruction of Orchard Drive

GV Cement is rebuilding the section between Macomb and Riverview in new 8 inch concrete, including curbs and driveway approaches. During construction, this roadway can sometimes be completely closed to all traffic. The main carriageway and all approaches on the north side of the carriageway have been completed and can be opened to traffic early next week, and for the coming week the contractor plans to place new concrete on the south half of the street.

Reconstruction of De LaFayette Avenue in North Custer

GV Cement will replace the sidewalk on Avenue de Lafayette at the entrance to the subdivision at North Custer Road. This is only a one-time closure at the intersection, but Lafayette Avenue may occasionally be closed within 100 feet of the intersection, and there may be occasional lane changes on North Custer Road . For the coming week, the contractor plans to sink the eastern half of the approach to the intersection and open the western half to traffic.

Riverview Avenue Resurfacing/Reconstruction

The resurfacing/reconstruction of Riverview Avenue between Maywood Avenue and Cole Road is this year’s federal project for the City of Monroe. Work will consist of milling and paving the first 3 inches of asphalt between Maywood and Oakwood, and rebuilding/repairing the worst sections of concrete between Oakwood and Cole. Cadillac Asphalt of Romulus is the prime contractor and Merlo Construction of Milford is the concrete subcontractor. In addition to the resurfacing work, curbs and associated driveways will be replaced on both sides between Maywood and Linwood, and on the west side between Linwood and Greenwood. For the coming week, the concrete contractor plans to continue pouring the curbs and driving the approaches that have been removed. There will mostly be one-off lane closures, although there may be times when individual blocks are completely closed.

Pavement marking program

JV Contracting of Goodrich, Michigan will be replacing a large number of pavement markings throughout the city, including crosswalks, stop bars, turn arrows, and more. They plan to work next week, which will involve one-time lane closures on a number of city-wide roads. Their work should last until mid-August.

Township of Summerfield

Petersburg Road between Ida West Road and McCarty Road

RAM Construction Services is to apply an epoxy coating to the Petersburg Road Bridge over the Raisin River. One-lane, two-way traffic will be maintained with traffic controllers for the duration of the work.

Township of Whiteford.

Chip seal project

The following routes are expected to be sealed over the coming week. Roads will be closed to through traffic while crews work, and roads will be swept the following day. Motorists are encouraged to travel at the recommended speed limit of 25 mph until the surface of the chip sealer has been swept away.

  • Flanders – Village limits at Carriage Lane
  • Head O Lake–Consear to Creque
  • Roloff – Turk in Sylvania Petersburg
  • Section – Turkish in Sylvania Petersburg
  • Temperance – 1760′ westbound lane only to Lake Head O
  • Turkish – Yankee at Sterns
  • Wadsworth – Consear to Dead End
  • Whiteford – State Line at Sterns
  • Yankee-Clark at Memorial Highway
  • Yankee – Memorial Road to Sylvania Petersburg

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