Whittaker Rd at Willis Rd

Location of roadwork:
Intersection of Whittaker Rd at Willis Rd

Township:
Augusta

When is the work being done:
June 3, 2024

Description of work:
Roundabout

Impact on Traffic:
Intersection Closure with Detour

Funding Source(s):
Federal

Latest Updates

June 4, 2024 Project Update #3: Whittaker Rd at Willis Rd Roundabout (Augusta Twp)

Construction operations related to the Whittaker Rd & Willis Rd Roundabout project in Augusta Township are underway!  

On June 3rd, the intersection was closed to traffic to allow for utility relocations in preparation for the roundabout construction. The utility relocations are expected to take approximately two weeks. The roundabout construction is expected to start on or about June 17, 2024. The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will continue to send out updates as the project progresses. 

Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route. The intersection closure is in place to promote motorist and construction worker safety and provide for the efficient completion of work. 

Have questions? Contact Kevin Dubnicki, Project Manager – Design & Construction, (734) 327-6693, or via email at [email protected] 

Pictured is the utility work taking place at the intersection of Whittaker Rd & Willis Rd in Augusta Township.  
May 29, 2024 Road Closure with Detour: Intersection of Whittaker Rd & Willis Rd (Augusta Twp)

WHEN: Monday, June 3, 2024

WHERE: Intersection of Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd in Augusta Township

WHY: Roundabout construction

BACKGROUND: On Monday, June 3, 2024, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will close the intersection of Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd in Augusta Township to begin roundabout construction.

The road improvements are expected to take approximately 12 weeks. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

DETOUR: Click here for the detour map.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this work, please contact Kevin Dubnicki, Project Manager – Design & Construction, (734) 327-6693, or via email at [email protected]

ISSUE DATE: 05/29/24

February 29, 2024 Lane Restrictions: Intersection of Whittaker Rd & Willis Rd (Augusta Twp)

WHEN: Monday, March 4, 2024

WHERE: Intersection of Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd in Augusta Township

WHY: Forestry

BACKGROUND: On Monday, March 4, 2024, a contractor for the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will begin forestry work at the intersection of Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd in Augusta Township.

The road will not be closed to traffic, but delays are likely due to lane restrictions. WCRC encourages motorists, emergency services and others to use an alternate route.

The forestry work is expected to take approximately three days. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this work, please contact Nate Murphy, Sr. Project Manager – D&C, (734) 327-6647, or via email at [email protected]

ISSUE DATE: 02/29/24

February 23, 2024 Project Update #2: Whittaker Rd at Willis Rd Roundabout (Augusta Twp)

During the 2024 construction season, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) plans to construct a roundabout at the intersection of Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd in Augusta Township. The intersection will be closed to all traffic during construction and a detour will be posted.

Thank you to those who were able to attend our virtual public construction information meeting on Thursday, February 22, 2024. If you weren’t able to join us, click here to watch the meeting recording or check out the slide show.  WCRC will continue to send out updates as the project progresses.

Questions about the project? Contact Nate Murphy, project manager, at (734) 327-6647, or via email at murphyn@wcroads.org

Pictured is the detour map for the closure of the Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd intersection in Augusta Township.
January 24, 2024 Virtual Public Meeting: Whittaker Rd & Willis Rd Roundabout (Augusta Twp)

PROJECT: Whittaker Rd at Willis Rd Roundabout Project

WHEN: Thursday, February 22, 2024, at 12 p.m.

WHERE: Online: https://bit.ly/wcrcprojectmeeting

By Touchtone Phone: (929) 205-6099, Meeting ID: 879 2332 8754

WHY: The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will hold a virtual project information meeting regarding the roundabout at the intersection of Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd in Augusta Township.

During construction, the intersection of Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd will be closed to ALL traffic and a detour will be posted. The closure is expected to be in place for approximately 11 weeks, weather pending.

The virtual public meeting will be held via Zoom on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at 12 p.m. There will be a brief presentation followed by time for questions from the audience. A recording of the meeting will be posted to the project web page after the meeting.

Click here to learn more about joining the virtual meeting.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this project, please contact Nate Murphy, project manager, at (734) 327-6647, or via email at [email protected].

WCRC will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes or printed material being presented at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon a 5-business day notice. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact Tiffany Oliphant, communications manager, by phone (734) 327-6646 or by email [email protected].

ISSUE DATE: 01/24/24

November 3, 2023 Project Update: Construction Starting in 2024

During the 2024 construction season, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) plans to construct a roundabout at the intersection of Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd in Augusta Township. The intersection will be closed to all traffic during construction and a detour will be posted.

Thank you to those who were able to attend our virtual public design information meeting on Thursday, November 2, 2023. If you weren’t able to join us, click here to watch the meeting recording or check out the slide show. WCRC plans to hold a construction information meeting closer to the start of construction. WCRC will continue to send out updates as the project progresses.

Questions about the project? Contact Nate Murphy, project manager, at (734) 327-6647, or via email at murphyn@wcroads.org

Pictured above is the preliminary design of the roundabout planned for the intersection of Whittaker Rd at Willis Rd in Augusta Township.
September 26, 2023 Virtual Public Meeting: Whittaker Rd at Willis Rd Roundabout

PROJECT: Whittaker Rd at Willis Rd Roundabout project

WHEN: Thursday, November 2, 2023, at 11:30 a.m.

WHERE: Online: https://bit.ly/wcrcprojectmeeting

By Touchtone Phone: (929) 205-6099, Meeting ID: 879 2332 8754

WHY: The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will hold a virtual project information meeting regarding the roundabout project planned for the intersection of Willis Rd and Whittaker Rd in Augusta Township.

During construction, the intersection of Willis Rd and Whittaker Rd will be closed to all traffic. The closure is expected to be in place for 10 weeks, weather pending.

The virtual public meeting will be held via Zoom on Thursday, November 2, 2023, at 11:30 a.m. There will be a brief presentation followed by time for questions from the audience. A recording of the meeting will be posted to the project web page after the meeting.

Click here to learn more about joining the virtual meeting.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this project, please contact Nate Murphy, project manager, at (734) 327-6647, or via email at [email protected].

WCRC will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes or printed material being presented at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon a 5-business day notice. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact Tiffany Oliphant, communications manager, by phone (734) 327-6646 or by email [email protected].

ISSUE DATE: 09/26/23