Frost Laws

Frost Laws will go into effect Monday, March 11, 2019 until further notice.  Permit application and additional information can be found under the “Links” tab on our website.  Avoid the “Second Shovel”……State law prohibits the plowing or shoveling of snow, ice or slush onto or across roadways or highways, as it can present a serious traffic hazard.  Reminder to all drivers that flashing green lights on vehicles indicates it is either an emergency vehicle or a plow truck.

Due to the MDOT bridge project on M-66 between M-66/M-86 and Spring Creek Road, the designated detour will be M-86 to Farrand Road to Colon Road.  The intersection of Colon Road and Farrand Road will be converted to a four-way stop beginning on Friday, March 22, 2019 until further notice. 

Special Public Meeting April 4th @ 6:00 pm – Discussions of a new roundabout to be placed at the intersection of Colon and Farrand Roads in Colon Township will take place at the Colon Fire Department, 1063 M-86, Colon, Michigan.

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.

History Still Stands In Rural America

2018 – 2019 Holiday Schedule:

New Years Day, Presidents Day, Thursday before Good Friday, 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.


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