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MONROE COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION

"The Monroe County Road Commission vows to provide quality, courteous and dependable professional services through innovative, cost-effective ways to maintain our road system through transparency, trust and collaboration between citizens, business and government."

Road Closures and Restrictions

PUBLIC NOTICE

None at this time.

The Monroe County Road Commission has put together a map showing various information regarding closed structures, weight restricted Roads and structures used in the trucking industry.

The information shown on this map is subject to change by the Monroe County Road Commission. Certain portions of roads or structures may have restrictions other than provided on this map. These roads and structures will be physically posted at their appropriate location.

The restrictions, limitations and exceptions presented by this map do not relieve the truck operator's responsibility of complying with applicable State and Federal laws and local ordinances and permit requirements within the villages, cities, and townships of Monroe County.

  • National Truck Network in Monroe County, Michigan

The Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, issued regulation 23 CFR 658.19 requiring states to allow reasonable truck access within one (1) mile of the National Truck Network, the Monroe County Road Commission intends to protect, maintain and improve roads in the County of Monroe, Michigan and has developed a truck operators map to accommodate commercial traffic along County roads, to be enforced by township truck route ordinances. A resolution was passed in order to accomplish this and can be found here.


Miscellaneous Closures


DUNBAR ROAD FROM STRASBURG ROAD TO RAISINVILLE ROAD
TOWNSHIP:
Raisinville
ROAD NAME & LIMITS:
Dunbar Road between Strasburg Road and Raisinville Road
ROAD CLOSURE START DATE:
Monday, October 14, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.
APPROXIMATE ROAD CLOSURE END DATE:
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
PROJECT DETAILS:
Dunbar Road will be closed to through traffic between Strasburg Road and Raisinville Road starting on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. The road closure is for replacement of two culvert crossings under Dunbar Road. Due to the nature of the work, no through traffic will be allowed on Dunbar Road during the road closure; however, access to local residences will be maintained. The posted detour route for this closure will utilize Strasburg Road, M‐50 and Raisinville Road.
DUNBAR ROAD FROM STRASBURG ROAD TO RAISINVILLE ROAD
TOWNSHIP:
Raisinville
ROAD NAME & LIMITS:
Dunbar Road between Strasburg Road and Raisinville Road
ROAD CLOSURE START DATE:
Monday, October 14, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.
APPROXIMATE ROAD CLOSURE END DATE:
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
PROJECT DETAILS:
Dunbar Road will be closed to through traffic between Strasburg Road and Raisinville Road starting on Monday, October 14, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. The road closure is for replacement of two culvert crossings under Dunbar Road. Due to the nature of the work, no through traffic will be allowed on Dunbar Road during the road closure; however, access to local residences will be maintained. The posted detour route for this closure will utilize Strasburg Road, M‐50 and Raisinville Road.
  • Petersburg Road closed at South Branch Macon Drain
for bridge rehabilitation until Late-October


TOWNSHIP: Dundee Township


ROAD & LOCATION: Petersburg Road at South Branch Macon Drain, between Brewer Road to the south and M-50 to the north. 3/10th of a mile south of M-50.


ESTIMATED START DATE: Monday, September 30, 2019


ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: Open to Traffic: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Project Completion: Thursday, November 15, 2019


PROJECT:
The Monroe County Road Commission will be rehabilitating this bridge with the replacement of the deck, railings, supporting beams, and approach guardrail, along with miscellaneous approach paving and roadside restoration.

Google Map Location: https://goo.gl/maps/nwHDUqWgBrM5vaKG9


TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
Petersburg Road at South Branch Macon Drain will be completely closed to all traffic at the bridge. Those living north of the bridge will have to access their homes from M-50 and those south of the bridge from Brewer Road. The signed detour route around the project will be via Brewer Road, Dennison Road and M-50.


BENEFITS: The structure rehabilitation will return the bridge superstructure to a new condition providing many years of service to the traveling public.


  • TOWNSHIP: EXETER

ROAD NAME & LIMITS: Timbers Road between Stout Road and Hivon Road
ROAD CLOSURE START DATE: Monday, September 16, 2019
APPROXIMATE ROAD CLOSURE END DATE: Friday, September 20, 2019
PROJECT DETAILS:
Timbers Road will be closed to through traffic between Stout Road and Hivon Road starting on Monday, September 16, 2019. The road closure is for the replacement of the culvert crossing under Timbers Road by the Monroe County Drain Commission. Due to the nature of the work, no through traffic will be allowed. Due to the short duration of the closure and local nature of the traffic a detour will not be signed.

  • ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE: Exeter Road

TOWNSHIP: Ash / Exeter Townships 
ROAD & LOCATION: Exeter Road at Little Swan Creek, between Noland Road to the south and Scofield-Carleton Road to the north. 
ESTIMATED START DATE: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 
ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE: Open to Traffic: Friday, September 13, 2019 Project Completion: Thursday, October 10, 2019 
PROJECT: The Monroe County Road Commission is working in conjunction with the Michigan Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration to replace the Exeter Road Culvert at Little Swan Creek. This project will be an investment of over $500,000 to Monroe County’s Bridges.

Google Map Location: https://goo.gl/maps/MUxsrEpAof5GwFw79

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS: Exeter Road at Little Swan Creek will be completely closed to all traffic at the bridge. Those living north of the bridge will have to access their homes from Scofield-Carleton Road and those south of the bridge from Nolan Road. The signed detour route around the project will be via Sigler Road, Maxwell Road and Carleton West Road.
SAFETY BENEFITS: Replacing the structure will allow the bridge to once again carry all Michigan legal weight vehicles.