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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


  • ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE, NORTH COUNTY LINE HIGHWAY

TOWNSHIP: Milan Township
ROAD & LIMITS: North County Line Highway from Milwaukee Road to Cone Road in Monroe County
(Milwaukee Road to Smith Road in Lenawee County)
ROAD CLOSURE START DATE: Monday, June 29, 2020
APPROXIMATE ROAD CLOSURE END DATE: Monday, July 13, 2020
PROJECT DETAILS:
North County Line Highway will be closed to through traffic between Milwaukee Road and Cone Road starting on Monday, June 29, 2020. The Monroe County Drain Commission will be closing North County Line Highway at the Vanderventer Drain, approximately 0.1-miles north of Milwaukee Road, for replacement of the culvert under the road. After the Vandeventer Drain is replaced and open to traffic the contractor will move north to the Richardson Drain, approximately 0.7-miles north of Milwaukee Road, for replacement of the culvert under North County Line Hwy. The work to replace both culverts is estimated to take approximately two (2) weeks to complete, weather permitting. No detour route for this closure will be posted due to low traffic volumes and local use of the road.


  • NORTH COUNTY LINE HIGHWAY CLOSED at Packard Drain

TOWNSHIP: Dundee Township
ROAD NAME & LIMITS: M‐50 to Day Road
ROAD CLOSURE START DATE: Monday, June 15, 2020
APPROXIMATE ROAD CLOSURE END DATE: Friday, June 26, 2020
PROJECT DETAILS:
North County Line Highway will be closed to through traffic between M‐50 and Day Road starting on Monday, June 15, 2020. The Monroe County Drain Commission will be closing North County Line Highway at the Packard Drain for replacement of the culvert under the road. This closure should only take approximately two (2) week to complete, weather permitting. Local residents north of the culvert will be able to access their homes from the Day road intersection. Local residents south of the culvert will be able to access their homes from M‐50. Due to the short duration of the closure and local nature of the traffic a detour will not be signed.


  • Minx Road CLOSED at Rabideau Drain, between Telegraph Rd US-24 and Dean Road
TOWNSHIP: Bedford / Erie Townships

ROAD & LOCATION: Minx Road at Rabideau Drain, between Telegraph Road US-24 and Dean Road.

NOTIFICATION:
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - Minx Road will be closed to all traffic at the Rabideau Drain culvert crossing due to a failure of the pipe under the roadway, approximately 300-feet north of Telegraph Road. No detour route for this closure will be posted due to low traffic volumes and local use of the road.This closure will remain in effect until the culvert can be replaced in coordination with Bedford Township, Erie Township, and the Monroe County Drain Commission.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS:
Minx Road between Telegraph Road and Dean Road is closed to all traffic. Local traffic will be able to access properties on Minx Road from the Dean Road intersection.


  • LaPlaisance Road bridge over I-75 Closure

TOWNSHIP: Monroe Township
ROAD NAME & LIMITS: LaPlaisance Road bridge over I-75
ROAD CLOSURES STARTING DATE: Monday, April 28, 2020

CLOSURE DETAILS:The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will perform an in-depth inspection and load rating on the LaPlaisance Road bridge over I-75 in Monroe.

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