Preliminary utility work underway for 2020 M-24 (Lapeer Road) project in Oakland County

Contact: Diane Cross, MDOT Office of Communications, 248-752-0336
Agency: Transportation

COUNTY:
Oakland

COMMUNITIES:
Orion Township
Oxford Township
Village of Lake Orion
Village of Oxford

ROADWAY:
M-24 (Lapeer Road/S. Washington Street)

START DATE:
Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
6 a.m.

REOPEN DATE:
Mid-January 2020

TRAFFIC DETAILS:
In 2020, the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will reconstruct and resurface parts of M-24 in Oakland County. In anticipation of that project, multiple utility companies must perform needed relocation work ahead of the MDOT project.

Project map

The project limits along M-24 are between Goldengate Street in Orion Township to Harriet Street in Oxford Township, with the villages of Oxford and Lake Orion also being affected. The utility relocation work will require continuous single-lane closures through downtown Oxford with other intermittent lane closures.