As reconstruction of Walton Boulevard wraps up next week, another major project in the city will be started.
Crews are expected to be finished with Walton Boulevard by the end of next week, said Craig Bryson, spokesman for the Road Commission for Oakand County.
The resurfacing of Adams Road from South Boulevard to Auburn Road will begin Wednesday or Thursday, the road commission announced.
Adams will remain open to traffic through most of the resurfacing, though intermittent lane closures on the two-lane road are expected through November.
The road will be totally closed from Aug. 15 to Sept. 2. The detour route will be South Boulevard to Crooks Road to Auburn Road and back to Adams Road.
The Adams Road project will three inches of new asphalt. It includes a new center left-turn lane from Woodcrest Street to Auburn Road and the addition of right-turn lanes for some side streets.
The project will cost about $1.4 million. Of that, $540,000 is being paid with federal funds. Oakland County's general fund is contributing $85,000; the Road Commission is contributing $450,000; the city of Rochester Hills is adding $255,000, and the city of Auburn Hills is providing $85,000.