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Road resurfacing, water main work to continue on Opdyke Road Monday

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Posted at 5:17 PM, Apr 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-21 17:17:04-04

OAKLAND COUNTY (WXYZ) — The Road Commission for Oakland County will continue work on Opdyke Road between M-59 and Perry Street in Aurburn Hills and Pontiac Monday.

According to a release, the work will include water main installation, resurfacing the road, construction of a pedestrian pathway from Auburn Road to I-75 and Americans with Disabilities Act-complaint crosswalks and bus stops.

During construction, two-way traffic will be between M-59 and Perry Road. There will be access to businesses in the area throughout the project, which is expected to be completed by late June.

The estimated cost for the full project is $10.9 million, with $3.1 million covered in federal funding. And approximately $2.8 million of the project is being paid for through the Local Bridge Program, which is a combination of state and federal dollars. The remainder of the project cost is shared by the Road COmmission for Oakland County, Auburn Hills, Pontiac and Oakland County general government through the Tri-Party program.

For more informatio on the project, visit http://www.rcocweb.org/441/Opdyke-Road.