W. Nine Mile Redesign with Oak Park (2019)

Projects Overview

Project Summary:

W. Nine Mile, between Pinecrest and Republic, will be redesigned for users of all ages and abilities during spring of 2019 as part of a joint grant-funded project with City of Oak Park.

Join the City of Oak Park and the City of Ferndale for a joint open house regarding the upcoming construction on Nine Mile Road for the Nine Mile Redesign. Learn about the project, ask questions, and voice your concerns. RSVP at this link.

Upcoming improvements include:
- Road diet
- Bike lanes
- Improved streetscape
- Back-in angle commercial parking
- Trail head
- Pocket parks

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Oak Park Municipal Services Building
Room C
14300 Oak Park Blvd
Oak Park, MI 48237

The Ferndale portion of the project will convert the four lane road to two driving lanes with a center turn lane and a mixture of buffered and conventional bike lanes.

Engineering plans for the Ferndale portion of the project and entirety of the project are available for review below:


  • When will the project start? The project will tentatively start in May 2019.
  • Will the project be a road reconstruction project or restriping? The project will consist of restriping and creation of concrete pedestrian islands. A complete resurfacing/reconstruction including curbs, asphalt, etc. is not planned in the near future.
  • What are the expected work hours and days of the week? 7a to 7p, Monday thru Saturday.
  • Will people be able to drive on Pinecrest during construction? Yes, two lanes of traffic will be maintained for this project.

Other projects:

MoGo Bike Share (2019)
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The City of Ferndale was awarded a Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grant award in 2018 to fund a regional bike share program in summer 2019. The bike share program will be in partnership with MoGo Bike Share and include cities of Berkley, Detroit, Huntington Woods, Oak Park, and Royal Oak.

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Woodward Bicycling and Walking Safety Audit (2019)
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The Cities of Ferndale and Pleasant Ridge were awarded a $40,000 SEMCOG (Southeast Michigan Council of Governments) Planning Assistance grant for a bicycling and walking safety audit on Woodward Avenue.

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W. Marshall Resurfacing (2020)
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W. Marshall, between Woodward Avenue and Allen, is scheduled for resurfacing during the 2020 construction season.

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