The activities of road commissions vary from county to county. In Menominee County, Road commissions spend a great deal of time maintaining gravel roads. but do split their time between maintaining gravel and paved roads. For most, however, winter maintenance (plowing and salting) is a top priority.
County road commission duties include:
A typical county road commission's equipment includes:
- Road and bridge construction, repair and maintenance.
- Snow removal, salting and sanding.
- Surface treatments and chip and crack sealing.
- Street lane painting and marking and maintaining road signage.
- Ensuring steady and safe traffic patterns.
- Controlling roadside vegetation, mowing and brush cutting.
- Gravel road grading.
- Roadside ditch and drain maintenance.
- Excavating machinery, paving tools and backhoes.
- Tractors, mowers and street sweepers.
- Fleet of motor graders and single- and tandem-axle trucks for plowing, salting, sanding and grading.
Hours of operation:
Beginning May 6, 2013, and extending through the summer months, office hours at the Road Commission will be 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Thursday.
Lt. Gary Megge presented at the NMARC conference. Below is the link he sent to a YouTube video that was produced by MSP and MDOT titled "Do You Know How They Set Speed Limits?"
For the County Road Association of MI website. On the menu on the left side of the home page there is a link for the Seasonal Road Restrictions for all MI counties.
For MDOT’s home page. The “Getting Around” area in the center has links to a state map and information on construction projects on the state trunkline.
||Darrell Moilanen - Engineer/Manager
Phone: 877-867-9444 (toll free)
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||W5416 Belgiumtown Road
PO Box 527
Stephenson, MI 49887
(906)753-6914 if within the Stephenson Area