MCRC Logo 2016
1610 N. Second Street
Ishpeming, MI 49849

Phone
(906) 486-4491
Fax: (906) 486-4493

Email: MCRCAdmin@marqroad.org

Business Hours:
September-March
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Monday-Friday
April-August
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Monday-Thursday  

 


 

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING TO BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY 

The Board of County Road Commissioners of Marquette County, Michigan, will hold a Work Session on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at the Marquette County Road Commission Office located at 1610 N. Second Street, Ishpeming, Michigan.
 
 The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the proposed FY 2021 Budget.

 This meeting will be held ELECTRONICALLY due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, as permitted under Governor Witmer’s Executive Order suspending the requirements of the Open Meeting Act.

 For instructions on electronic public participation call 486-4491 between 7 am – 5 pm, Monday through Thursday.  If calling after hours, please leave a voice mail which includes your telephone number at extension 0 and a return call will be made promptly. 

TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR  SPECIAL MEETING CLICK THE LINK BELOW: 

(This meeting is scheduled for August 17, 2020 at 03:00 PM EDT)

TO VIEW OUR LIVESTREAM ON FACEBOOK CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW:

https://www.facebook.com/Marquette-County-Road-Commission-100115861688543/



 NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING TO BE HELD ELECTRONICALLY

 The Board of County Road Commissioners of Marquette County, Michigan will hold their regular meeting on Monday, August 17th, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the Marquette County Road Commission Office located at 1610 N. Second Street, Ishpeming, Michigan.

 This meeting will be held ELECTRONICALLY due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, as permitted under Governor Witmer’s Executive Order suspending the requirements of the Open Meeting Act.

 For instructions on electronic public participation call 486-4491 between 7 am – 5 pm, Monday through Thursday.  If calling after hours, please leave a voice mail which includes your telephone number at extension 0 and a return call will be made promptly. 

TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR MEETING CLICK THE LINK BELOW: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2334747158

(This meeting is scheduled for August 17, 2020 at 06:00 PM EDT)

TO VIEW OUR LIVESTREAM ON FACEBOOK CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW:

https://www.facebook.com/Marquette-County-Road-Commission-100115861688543/


Road Closure

Motorists can expect extended travel delays on County Road JJG (Grimes Rd) in Negaunee Township from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2020, due to a culvert being replaced approximately 1/2 mile from M-35.  We are asking motorists to avoid traveling on this route during this time frame.



ROAD CLOSURE

The Marquette County Road Commission will be closing County Road BAA (Green Bay Street) at the bridge over the Chocolay River in Chocolay Township beginning Monday, May 18, 2020, for replacement of the bridge.  This closure will last until October 15, 2020.  Traffic must use the detour route as signed.


March 16, 2020
Effective immediately:

Our offices and district shops will be CLOSED to walk-in traffic. 
Please contact us via phone or email at

906-486-4491 or

MCRCAdmin@marqroad.org

Normal business is taking place, this is an effort to keep our staff and crews healthy and ready serve! 




FISCAL YEAR 2020 PROPOSED PRIMARY ROAD CRACK SEALING,CHIP SEALING, AND PAVING PROJECTS




Our Vision


Local people taking care of local roads.


Our Goal

As your local road professionals, specialists, and stewards, it is our goal
to ensure reasonable safety and efficiency of all county roads, bridges,
and right of ways throughout the largest county in Michigan.


Our Mission

To provide the residents of Marquette County in Michigan with a
reasonably safe and efficient system of county roads, bridges, and right
of ways, responsive and dependable services, and a close cooperation
with all local governments and members of the public.


2020 Board Meeting Schedule

Special Meeting January 28, 2020 - Bargaining Agreement

Public Hearing February 17, 2020 - CR KCG Abandonment

Special Meeting March 16, 2020 - Bargaining Agreement

Regular Meeting March 23, 2020 - Electronic Meeting Notice

Special Meeting August 17, 2020 - Fiscal Year 2021 Budget

Special Meeting September 16, 2020 - Fiscal Year 2020 Budget


 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.
http://www.pasty.com/cam/2008/07/20/cameo/index.html 


SIGN UP TO RECEIVE TEXT/EMAIL ALERTS FROM THE MARQUETTE COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION

The Marquette County Road Commission has partnered with Marquette County Central Dispatch to give citizens the ability to receive text/email alerts for information such as road closures, weight restriction updates, and construction updates.  Smart911 is the service that allows residents to sign up for the alerts.   Please click the link below to sign up and utilize this service.

https://www.co.marquette.mi.us/public_safety_law_and_courts/smart911/index.php#.XqMmxGhKjIU