Members of the Road Commission of Oakland County (RCOC), Holly Township, the village of Holly held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, Oct. 15 to mark the completion of the North Holly Road resurfacing project.
Immediately following the ribbon-cutting ceremony, a line of cars, ranging from classic to the present that paraded up the newly paved road.
The approximately $4.3-million project was funded in part by a special federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant with the remainder shared by RCOC and Holly Township.
The project included:
• 4.5 miles of asphalt resurfacing
• Improved sight distances
• Guardrail installation
• Culvert maintenance
• High-friction pavement treatment at significant curves to improve safety
• Reconstruction of the retaining wall at the North Holly Road/Belford Road intersection
• Raising the elevation of the road in three locations to improve drainage
The event was led by the RCOC Board of Road Commissioners, RCOC Board Chairman Greg Jamian and Holly Township Supervisor George Kullis.