ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Board Meeting on April 1, 2020 will take place at 5:00 pm via conference call only as our office is closed.  Please call in at 269-408-4128 and enter bridge/code 012063.

 

Road Commission Operations Continue with Caution (posted March 24, 2020)

The Road Commission of St. Joseph County (SJCRC) is following the State of Michigan’s recommendation in preventing the spread of COVID-19 to protect the overall public health of residents.

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ST. JOSEPH COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION is committed to the safety and well-being of the public and our employees. To protect our staff and the public, the ST. JOSEPH COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION is committed to providing a safe environment for our residents and employees. Therefore, as of March 16, 2020 our front office will be closed to the public.  Residents are encouraged to reach us via one of the methods below.  We will have a mailbox outside our front door during normal business hours if you’d like to drop off a permit application, payment or other document for one of our staff.  Our road crew is still working busy blading roads, patching potholes and performing other road maintenance tasks.  Permit applications are available on our website under the permits tab or by contacting the office.

Until further notice we ask residents to contact us via:

Together, we can lessen the potential for human-to-human transmission of COVID-19 while ST. JOSEPH COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION keeps busy delivering services to our community’s infrastructure.   Please contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you.

Weight restriction on the Coon Hollow Road bridge west of Ferguson has been reduced to 6T until further notice.

The intersection of Colon Road and Farrand Road has been converted to a four-way stop until further notice. 

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

2019 – 2020 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.