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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."
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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


Norfolk Southern Railroad will be continuing working on their crossings in Milan Twp, weather permitting.

    • Petersburg Road between Hickory Street and Mead Road will be closed Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The detour route for this closure will use Hickory Street to Dennison Road to Mead Road.
    • Dennison Road between Welch Road and Hickory Street will be closed Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The detour route for this closure will use Welch Road to Petersburg Road to Hickory Street.
    • Far Road between Cone Road and Welch Road will be closed Wednesday, September 20, 2017. The detour route for this closure will use Cone Road to Dennison Road to Welch Road.

Local businesses/residences will be allowed access.


The road will be closed, CSX Railroad will be working on their crossing maintenance program, weather permitting. Monday, September 18, 2017 until Sunday, September 24, 2017. The detour route for this closure will use US24 to LAVOY ROAD to M125.

Local businesses/residences will be allowed access.


UPDATE

Norfolk Southern Railroad will be working on crossings starting in Erie Twp, weather permitting. The road will be closed Wednesday, September 13, 2017 September 18, 2017 , the work is expected to take 2-3 days to complete, the detour route for this closure will use M125 to Sterns Road to Suder Road, local businesses/residences will be allowed access.


Canadian National/Grand Trunk Railroad will be continuing maintenance work at their crossings. No two consecutive crossings should be closed at a time. Local businesses/residences will be allowed access. The Road will be closed (9/12 – 9/22). Detour to use Sigler Road to Haggerman Road to Ready Road.


  • Lavoy Road between Telegraph Road (US24) and South Dixie Highway (M125)

    CSX Railroad will be closing the road Monday, September 11, 2017 until Sunday, September 17, 2017. CSX will be working on their crossing maintenance program, weather permitting. Local businesses/residences will be allowed access The detour route for this closure will use US24 to Sterns Road to M125.


The Monroe County Road Commission in cooperation with the Federal Highway Department, Michigan Department of Transportation and Dundee Township will be replacing the Dennison Road Bridge over Middle Branch Macon Drain just north of M-50 between Kent and Collins Roads in Dundee Township.


This work will begin July 5, 2017 and is expected to take 3 months to complete.


This work will require a complete closure of Dennison Road at the bridge for the 3 month duration. There will be a signed detour around the closed bridge via Milwaukee Rd., Ann Arbor Rd., and M-50.


Monroe Charter Township in cooperation with the Monroe Road Commission, Federal Highway Department, and Michigan Department of Transportation will be replacing the Eastwood Drive Bridge over Plum Creek between Dunbar Road and Plum Creek Drive in Monroe Township.

This work will begin July 5, 2017 and is expected to take 3 months to complete.

Eastwood Drive is currently closed at the bridge. The road will remain closed for the duration of the construction.


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.