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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



The Monroe County Drain Commission will be closing Cone Road at the Barton Drain for replacement of the box culvert under the road. The road will be closed starting Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to remain closed for the remainder of the week. The detour will utilize South Dixie Highway, South Otter Creek Road and Knab Road.


The Monroe County Drain Commission will be closing Cone Road at the Hoag & Auten Drain for replacement of the box culvert under the road. The road will be closed starting Monday, October 16, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. and is expected to remain closed for the remainder of the week. The detour will utilize Far Road, Welch Road and Dennison Road.


CSX Railroad will be continuing work on their crossing maintenance program, weather permitting. Local businesses/residences will be allowed access.


CSX has Changed the locations to include the following


    • NORTH OTTER CREEK ROAD between Telegraph Road (US24) and South Dixie Highway (M125).

The road will be closed Monday, October 16, 2017 and last 7-10 days. The detour route will use US24 to South Otter Creek Road to M125.


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

the road will be closed Monday, October 16, 2017 and last 7-10 days. No detour route due to low traffic volumes.


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

The road will be closed Monday, October 9, 2017 until Friday, October 20, 2017. No detour route due to low traffic volumes.


US Trackworks will be working on their crossing maintenance program (spur track for Detroit Edison Fermi Plant), weather permitting. Local businesses/residences will be allowed access.The road will be closed on Friday, October 13, 2017. This closure will last until October 17-18, 2017. The detour route will use North Stoney Creek Road to N Dixie Highway to Post Road.


Whiteford Township’s contractor will be performing waterline work, Sylvania Petersburg Road will only be open for southbound traffic on Thursday, October 5th, Monday, October 9th and Tuesday, October 10th starting at 7:00 am and stoppingat 5:00 pm each day. A detour is not required due to low traffic volumes. Local residents will be able to access their properties.


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.