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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

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


Michels Construction will be closing North County Line Hwy. at the new gas pipeline crossing under the road. This closure is located between Day Road and Milwaukee Road, approximately 1000 feet south of Milwaukee Road in Milan Township.


The work is scheduled to begin Thursday morning August 16, 2018 and weather permitting will take one week to complete.


This will be a complete closure at the new pipeline crossing and traffic will be detoured around the closure via Day Road, Dennison Road and Milwaukee Road.



The Monroe County Drain Commission will be closing Lewis Avenue in Ida Township at the Cooper Snell & Ansel Drain for replacement of the culvert under the road. This closure is located between Leghorn Road and Ida Center Road, approximately 20 feet south of Ida Center Road, in Ida Township. The intersection of Lewis Ave and Ida Center Rd will remain open but no traffic will be able to travel south on Lewis Ave.

 

The work is schedule to begin Monday morning August 20, 2018 and, weather permitting, will take one week to complete.

 

This will be a complete closure at the culvert location and traffic will be detoured around the closure via Samaria/Lakeside Road, Strasburg Road, and Ida Center Road.


Canadian National Railroad will be continuing work on their crossing maintenance program for this year, weather permitting. Work will be in Erie Township this week.

 

Local businesses/residences will be allowed access. These closures should last up to a week and no 2 consecutive crossings will be closed at the same time.

 

MONDAY (08/13/18 – 08/18/18) Victory Road at the Canadian National railroad tracks will be closed for repairs.

 

Please drive safely and protect the workers. Taking alternate routes helps to speed the roadwork and reduces delays through the construction zone.


The Monroe County Road Commission will be closing Carleton Rockwood Road between Fessner Road and Briar Hill Road for replacement of the concrete pavement on Carleton Rockwood Road at the I-275 interchange.


The closure of Carleton Rockwood at I-275 will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, August 13, 2018. The closure is expected to last for approximately three weeks.


Due to the nature of the work, no through traffic will be allowed through the work zone, and the I-275 entrance and exit ramps at Carleton Rockwood Road will be closed.


Traffic will be detoured around the road closure using signed detour routes.


South Stony Creek Road between Steiner Road to Toben Road.

Monroe County Road Commission will be working on drainage on South Stony Creek Road in Frenchtown Township, weather permitting. Local businesses/residences will be allowed access.

START TUESDAY (07/17/18 – 07/19/18) South Stony Creek Road will be closed between Steiner Road to Toben Road. The detour route in place for this closure will use Steiner Road to Reinhardt Road to Toben Road.

The Monroe County Road Commission in cooperation with the Federal Highway Department, Michigan Department of Transportation and Frenchtown Charter Township will be rehabilitating the Vivian Road Bridge over Sandy Creek between Cole and Hurd Roads in Frenchtown Township.


This work will begin July 23, 2018 and is expected to take approximately 2 months to complete.


This work will require a complete closure of Vivian Road at the bridge through July and August with a tentative opening date of August 31st and completion in early October 2018. There will be a signed detour around the closed bridge via Cole Road, North Monroe Street (M-125) and Nadeau Road.


Please seek alternate routes for the duration of this project to help speed construction and reduce your delays through the construction zone.