Welcome to the Marquette County Road Commission
1610 N. Second Street
Ishpeming, MI 49849
Phone: (906) 486-4491
Fax: (906) 486-4493
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Monday-Friday
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Monday-Thursday
The Marquette County Road Commission will impose and enforce seasonal load and speed restrictions on all roads and streets under its jurisdiction beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020.
March 16, 2020
Our offices and district shops will be CLOSED to walk-in traffic.
Normal business is taking place, this is an effort to keep our staff and crews healthy and ready serve!
To provide the residents of Marquette County in Michigan with a
2020 Board Meeting Schedule
The Marquette County Road Commission maintains 284.47 miles of primary roads and 988.99 miles of local roads. In addition, we maintain 169.42 miles (444 lane miles) of state trunkline under contract with the Michigan Department of Transportation. We are also responsible for the maintenance of 93 bridges.
Created by Kenneth Ingalls Sawyer, Marquette County Road Commission Superintendent and Engineer, Marquette County is the birthplace of the first highway center line; a worldwide integral practice in road safety to date. This video link comes from pasty.com; crediting images from Pasty Central, Library of Congress and the Marquette Historical Museum with production assistance by Keweenaw Video and music by Lee Murdock.