Lapeer County Road Commission

October 8, 2015
- Grading Deerfield, Goodland, Imlay and Metamora Townships.
- Ditching M-24 between Newark Road and I-69.
- Ditching in Marathon Township.
- Crack sealing throughout the county.

Our goal is to serve Lapeer County by maintaining all county roads, bridges, and culverts within our jurisdiction to provide convenience and safety for the public.

Road Construction - Other Jurisdiction (City, State and Village)

M-24 in Lapeer
Construction began April 6th on M-24 from Demille to Nepessing in the City limits of Lapeer.
*UPDATE: Detour begins July 7 - September for the bridge replacement at Farmers Creek Road.
**UPDATE September 21: Two lanes over the Farmers Creek bridge have been paved and the detour has been removed. One lane is open in both directions until the work is finished on the east side. MDOT is hoping to have the entire project finished by the middle of October.
The construction on M-24 is an MDOT project, if you have questions or concerns please contact them at (517)-373-2090

Marathon Road Bridge
Marathon Road Bridge is in the process of replacement of the entire bridge. The bridge will be closed until the end of fall. Questions may be directed to Village of Columbiaville
The Michigan Department of Transportation will perform maintenance on several bridges along I-69 in Lapeer County. The estimated starting date is Monday September 14, 2015 and the estimated completion date is the end of October. The following bridges will have lane restrictions in place:
I-69 over Summers Road
I-69 over GTW Railroad
I-69 over Clark Road
Five Lakes Road over I-69
Lake George Road over I-69
Local traffic will be maintained with detours and temporary signals, including:
-Summers Road will be closed under I-69 and detoured via Summers Road, Hunters Creek Road, Blacks Corners Road, and Newark Road back to Summers Road.
-Clark Road, Five Lakes Road, and Lake George Road will all have one lane open under I-69 with a temporary signal.

M-53/Clear Lake
KWA water main will be installed under M-53 at Clear Lake Road. The work will start on September 15 and should be completed by September 29th. Traffic will be maintained with one lane open at a time using a temporary signal. Questions and concerns may be directed to the Genesee County Drain Commission 810-732-7870.


KWA Water Pipeline Construction

-Cade Road - Hull Road to Clear Lake Road
-Clear Lake Road - Cade Road to Lake Pleasant
Closed Cade/Brown City area, current detour: M-53 to M-90 to Cade Road.
-Lake Pleasant Road - Clear Lake Road to Kings Mill Road
-Kings Mill Road - Lake Pleasant Road to Scholtz Road
DETOUR will begin Tuesday May 18th From Fish Lake to Jefferson for the remainder of the year.
Current Detour Route: Norway Lake/Five Lakes/Snoblin/Lake Pleasant

-Norway Lake Road - Scholtz Road to Flint River Road
-Klam Road - Peters Road to Stanley
-Stanley Road - Klam through Genesee County
-Scholtz - Kings Mill to Norway Lake
Construction began Wednesday April 22, 2015 on the KWA water pipeline. The construction began at Jefferson Road and continues west.
Questions can be directed to the Genesse County Drain Commission 810-732-7870

Winter Maintenance

-Priority I: State Highways (Red
-Priority II: County Primary Roads (Blue)
-Priority III: County Local Roads (Black)

Miles of Roadway:
292 Lane Miles maintained under contract with MDOT
359 Miles Primary Road System
951 Miles Local Road System

Winter Driving
1. When There's Ice and Snow, TAKE IT SLOW.
2. Don't Crowd the plow.
3. Dont Let Children Play in Roadside Snow Banks.
4. Watch for Ice on Bridges.
5. Pack an Emergency Road Kit.

In accordance with State of Michigan Law Act No. 82, Public Acts of 1978, 257.677
It is illegal to remove snow, ice or slush onto or across a roadway or shoulder of the roadway and deposit it in a manner which causes a hazard or vision obstruction to drivers of motor vehicles.




You ever wonder why, here's your answers !

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