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
COUNTY ROAD 478 (BLACK RIVER ROAD)
BRIDGE OVER THE BLACK RIVER
The Marquette County Road Commission has closed County Road 478 (Black River Road) at the bridge over the Black River in Humboldt Township (approximately 1.4 miles east of County Road 601) for replacement of the bridge. This closure will last until October 15, 2019. Traffic must use an alternate route.
COUNTY ROAD IAA (TRIPLE A ROAD)
The Marquette County Road Commission has closed County Road IAA (Triple A Road) in Michigamme Township 3.9 miles west of the Eagle Mine until further notice due to flooding conditions.
Local people taking care of local roads.
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.
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.
2019 Board Meeting Schedule
March 2019 Meeting Date Change Notice
August 2019 Meeting Date Change Notice
Special Meeting - Fiscal Year 2020 Budget
September 2019 Meeting Date Change Notice
Public Hearing - 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.
Following recent legislation making green lights exclusive to public agencies, the Marquette County Road Commission has begun the work of installing green lights on it's fleet.
Winter operations equipment used in the highest traffic areas will have green lights installed first, with the remaining fleet to follow.