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 headqarters 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.
Chip Seal / Dust Control
Road Construction / Closures (Please keep in mind all are weather determined)
Chip seal season will be starting in early June this year. A list of the roads undergoing this procedure will be posted as we get closer to the actual dates as this is all weather determined.
South River Road will be totally closed starting May 18 for approximately one month for tube replacement. Detour is M-86.
Fawn River Road will be paved from railroad tracks to Big Hill Road. Flaggers will be controlling traffic.
Kalamazoo County is planning on closing 42nd Street (Fulton Road) late May with anticipated open at the end of August. Detour will come down Summit and over on Michigan.
Grand Elk RR will be totally closing Heimbach at US-131 from 5/29/18 to approximately 6/2/18. Detour is Moorepark and Buckhorn.
Nottawa Road between Michigan Avenue and the county line will be totally closed the week of June 4.
MDOT will be repairing two M-66 bridges in St. Joseph County. M-66 over the St. Joseph River in Mendon (just south of M-60) from May 21 thorough October 26, and M-66 over teh Prairie River near Nottawa (south of Findley Road) from July 5 through August 30. Flaggers will be in place in both directions. For a map and project details, visit Mi Drive