Frost Laws will be going into effect on March 1, 2021 until further notice.  Permits may be obtained by clicking the Oxcart link and paying with a credit card.  

MDOT Frost laws go into effect March 1, 2021 imposed on and enforced on all state trunkline highways from the Michigan border north to and including M-20.  Additional information available at www.Michigan.gov/Truckers

Withers Road between US131 and Constantine will be totally closed from 7 am – 3 pm until approximately March 9, 2021.  It will be opened back up from 3 pm – 7 am.

Our office is open to the public with a mask required

Avoid Second Shovel – Shoveling snow from mailboxes and across roads.

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   

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

 

March 3, 2021 Board Meeting will be held at 5:00 pm in our office.   We will 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 10 minutes prior to meeting start time.  Agenda to be posted March 1.

  • 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.