We were finally able to start our chip seal season the week of July 12th.  Roads will be updated weekly with anticipated dates, and are subject to change based on weather conditions.

Michigan Paving will begin paving August 3rd on Michigan Avenue between Nottawa and Correll and then between Correll and M-60.  They will be in and out of these areas for several days.

Please drive with caution in all construction zones and obey the flaggers.

The following are the list of roads for the first couple of weeks.

August 2 – 4
August 9 – 12
Thank you for your patience during our summer construction season.

The following bridges have reduced weight limits until further notice.

S. Fisher Lake Road bridge between Carpenter and Buckhorn Roads now has weight limits of 20/24/40 

Nottawa Road bridge between Taylor and Kirby Roads, just north of Mendon now has weight limits of 33/55/71    coupo

Announcements

County Road Association of Michigan announces 2020 Engineer of the Year Awards

Centreville, Mich. – On Feb. 10, 2021, the County Road Association (CRA) of Michigan Engineering Committee presented the 2020 Engineering Awards at the annual County Engineers Workshop.   Garrett Myland, PE, of St. Joseph County Road Commission (SJCRC), was named Rural Engineer of the Year.

“CRA’s Engineer of the Year Awards honor the best of the best in innovation at county road agencies,” Managing Director John Lindsey said. “Garrett has gone above and beyond in improving the county road network. His contributions have led us in the right direction as we continue to improve Michigan’s roads.”

Myland is the assistant manager/engineer at SJCRC and has a bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University. He joined SJCRC as an intern in 2012, and he is known for managing the construction of SJCRC’s first rural roundabout.

The annual CRA Engineering Awards recognize county road agency engineers across the state in both rural and urban areas.

Congratulations Garrett!!

                                           

Pictured L-R: Vice Chairman Eric Shafer, Garrett Myland,               Pictured L-R: Garrett Myland, Chairman Dave Allen

Commissioner Vince Mifsud, Chairman Dave Allen,

Commissioner Rodney Chupp, Commissioner Jack Coleman

 

Our meetings are open to the public.  We will also have our Polycom turned on for those that wish to call in and participate in the meeting.  The number to call is 269-408-4128 and enter bridge code 012063#.  We will have the Polycom turned on and muted 5 minutes prior to meeting start time.

  • Please note that all roads that start with an “M”, “U” or “S” are state maintained highways and we do not have jurisdiction over these roads.  Please contact MDOT garage in Jones at 269-244-5808 if you need to report issues with these roads.

About St. Joseph County Road Commission, Centreville, Michigan

St. Joseph County has approximately 521 square miles with a population of 62,000 people. Within St. Joseph County public road system there are 828 miles of paved roads and 195 miles that are graveled. The St. Joseph County Road Commission has the responsibility for the construction and maintenance of all 1023 miles of these public roads and the 97 bridges located within the road system. The county is approximately 24 miles wide by 22 miles deep with the headquarters situated in the middle of the county in Centreville.  At the direction of the townships, the Road Commission also constructs and improves county local roads.

Major trunk lines, maintained by MDOT, include: US-12, M-60, M-66, M-86, M-103, M-216 and US-131.

The work of the St. Joseph County Road Commission includes not only snow removal and road repair, but also the upgrading and building of new and existing roads to current standards.

History Still Stands In Rural America

2020 – 2021 Holiday Schedule:

New Years Day, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day.

If a holiday falls on Sunday then Monday shall be considered the Holiday and if the holiday falls on Saturday then Friday shall be considered the Holiday. In the case of Christmas Eve Day, the holiday shall be designated to be the preceding workday before the Christmas Day Holiday.