- Seasonal Weight Restrictions
The Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions on roads under Monroe County Road Commission’s jurisdiction under Public Act 300 of 1949 of the Michigan Vehicle Code will be lifted at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, March 6, 2017.
- Seasonal Weight 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.
Ann Arbor Railroad will be closing the crossing Monday, April 24, 2017 until Saturday, April 29, 2017. The detour route for this closure will use Jackman Road to Samaria Road to Lewis Avenue.
The Monroe County Road Commission will be closing Swan Creek Road at the Grundman Drain due to the failure of the culvert under the road. This closure is located between Sigler Road and Labo Road. The culvert is approximately 1/4 milesouth of Sigler Road and 1 mile north of Labo Road.
The road will remain closed for the foreseeable future, until such time that the drain crossing can be; surveyed, a new culvert sized, permitted, financed, and replaced.
This will be a total road closure at the culvert. Local residents will be able to access their homes. Address numbers 10025 to 10841 will have to come and go from Labo Road south of the closure. Address numbers 10881 to 10947 will have to come and go from Sigler Road north of the closure. Due to the local nature of the traffic a detour will not be signed.
The road will be closed closed on midday Friday, March 24, 2017 until further notice. A detour will not be posted due to low traffic volumes.
The following schedule is for continued bridge work at Summerfield Road and US-23 in Monroe County:
Single Lane Closure
Starting Monday, April 3, and continuing through Friday, April 7, there will be a single lane closure in each direction on US-23 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily.
The lane closures are needed for pier and abutment work.
In addition, on Wednesday, April 5, and Thursday, April 6, there will be a single lane closure on southbound US-23 only each day between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Full Freeway Closure
Starting at 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, northbound US-23 will be closed for beam setting at the bridge.
The freeway is expected to reopen by 5 a.m. on Thursday, April 6. Traffic will be directed on and off the freeway using the ramps.
Starting at 9 p.m. Thursday, April 6, southbound US-23 will be closed for beam setting at the bridge.
The freeway is expected to reopen by 5 a.m. on Friday, April 7.
Traffic will be directed on and off the freeway using the ramps.
On Thursday, April 6, the northbound US-23 exit and entrance ramp to Summerfield Road will be closed.
A detour will be posted when the ramp is closed that uses St. Anthony Road and the US-223 interchange.
For Summerfield Road construction west of US-23, there will be one lane maintained with flag control starting at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 3, to 5 a.m. on Wednesday, April 5.
Monroe County Road Commission is closing Eastwood Drive immediately and for the foreseeable future, between Dunbar Road and Plum Creek Road in Monroe Township due to structure issues. No detour for this closure will be posted. Local residences and businesses will be allowed access.
- Milwaukee Road over US-23
Update, Starting tonight, March 16, there will be overnight single-lane closures on northbound US-23 at Milwaukee Road between 8 p.m and 6 a.m. each night.
The overnight closures will continue through Saturday, March 18.
In addition, there will be a short-term, 15 minute intermittent freeway closure to set beams at this location on Friday, March 17, between midnight and 4 a.m.
Milwaukee Road will be closed until further notice due to an accident where an oversized load traveling northbound on US-23 struck The Bridge. Emergency bridge repair is scheduled by MDOT to begin in spring 2017 and anticipated to be back open to traffic in July/August 2017