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-April
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Monday-Friday
May-August
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Monday-Thursday  

 

 

WEIGHT RESTRICTION UPDATE - MAY 2021

Partial Lifting of Seasonal Weight Restrictions

Beginning 7:00 a.m. on Monday, May 10, 2021, weight restrictions will be lifted on all roads south of U.S. 41 & M-28 and east of M95, including all of Chocolay, Marquette, Humboldt, and Powell Townships. Weight restrictions will continue to apply and will be enforced on all other county roads and streets until further notice. 


 NOTICE OF A REGULAR MEETING

The Board of County Road Commissioners of Marquette County, Michigan, will hold a Regular Meeting on
Monday, May 17, 2021 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 a local state of emergency that would risk the personal health or safety of members of the public or the public body if the meeting were held in person, pursuant to Section 3(2) of the Open Meetings Act. 

Instructions for electronic public participation in this meeting are available on our website, “Marquette County Road Commission” or by calling 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 by Monday, May 17th.

Members of the public may contact members of the public body to provide input or ask questions on any business that will come before the Road Commission Board by e-mailing mcrcadmin@marqroad.org or by calling (906) 486-4491.

Interpreter services are available upon request, with a seven day advance notice to MCRCAdmin@marqroad.org or by calling (906) 486-4491.
 
Minutes for the above meeting will be filed and available for public use at the Road Commission Office during normal operating hours.
 
 

TO ATTEND OUR MEETING USING ZOOM CLICK THE LINK BELOW: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2334747158
(
This Meeting is Scheduled for Monday, May 17, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.)

TO VIEW OUR LIVESTREAM ON FACEBOOK CLICK THE LINK BELOW:

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

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO INTERNET USE ONE OF THE FOLLWING NUMBERS BELOW TO ATTEND OUR MEETING THROUGH TELEPHONE AUDIO.
YOU WILL BE PROPTED TO ENTER MEETING ID: 2334747158
 

+1 (312) 626-6799
 
+1 (646) 558-8656 

 If you would like to participate under Public Comment, and the audio isn't working for you on Zoom please call into the backup audio conference by: 

1. Calling (906)486-4491
2. Dial extension 700

3. Enter PIN 788543


NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING

 The Board of County Road Commissioners of Marquette County, Michigan, will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. at the Marquette County Road Commission Office located at 1610 N. Second Street, Ishpeming, Michigan.

The purpose of this meeting is to hold a closed session for attorney-client privilege information.

This meeting will be held ELECTRONICALLY due to a local state of emergency that would risk the personal health or safety of members of the public or the public body if the meeting were held in person, pursuant to Section 3(2) of the Open Meetings Act.

Instructions for electronic public participation in this meeting are available on our website, “Marquette County Road Commission” or by calling 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 by Monday, May 17, 2021.

Members of the public may contact members of the public body to provide input or ask questions on any business that will come before the Road Commission Board by e-mailing mcrcadmin@marqroad.org or by calling (906) 486-4491.

Interpreter services are available upon request, with a seven day advance notice to MCRCAdmin@marqroad.org or by calling (906) 486-4491.

Minutes for the above meeting will be filed and available for public use at the Road Commission Office during normal operating hours.

TO ATTEND OUR MEETING USING ZOOM CLICK THE LINK BELOW: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88988046780
(This Meeting is Scheduled for Monday, May 17, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.)

TO VIEW OUR LIVESTREAM ON FACEBOOK CLICK THE LINK BELOW:

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

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO INTERNET USE ONE OF THE FOLLWING NUMBERS BELOW TO ATTEND OUR MEETING THROUGH TELEPHONE AUDIO.
YOU WILL BE PROPTED TO ENTER MEETING ID: 2334747158 

+1 (312) 626-6799
+1 (646) 558-8656 

 If you would like to participate under Public Comment, and the audio isn't working for you on Zoom please call into the backup audio conference by: 

1. Calling (906)486-4491
2. Dial extension 700

3. Enter PIN 788543



 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 

The Board of County Road Commissioners of Marquette County, Michigan will hold a Public Hearing during their Regular Meeting on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 6:15 p.m. at the Marquette County Road Commission Office located at 1610 N. Second Street, Ishpeming, Michigan. 

The purpose of this Public Hearing is to review and discuss relocating County Road HK. 
This meeting will be held ELECTRONICALLY due to a local state of emergency that would risk the personal health or safety of members of the public or the public body if the meeting were held in person, pursuant to Section 3(2) of the Open Meetings Act. 
Instructions for electronic public participation in this meeting are available on our website, “Marquette County Road Commission” or by calling (906) 486-4491 between 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.  If calling after hours, please leave a voice mail which includes your telephone number at extension 0 and a return call will be made by May 17, 2021.

Members of the public may contact members of the public body to provide input or ask questions on any business that will come before the Road Commission Board by e-mailing mcrcadmin@marqroad.org or by calling (906) 486-4491.

Interpreter services are available upon request, with a seven day advance notice to mcrcadmin@marqroad.org or by calling (906) 486-4491.

Minutes for the above meeting will be filed and available for public use at the Road Commission Office during normal operating hours.

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Board of County Road Commissioners of Marquette County, Michigan will hold a Public Hearing during their Regular Board Meeting on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the Marquette County Road Commission, 1610 North Second Street, Ishpeming, MI 49849.

The purpose of the public hearing is to take public comment on decertification of a portion of County Road SAD in T42N-R24W, Wells Township, Michigan, beginning approximately 1.34 miles south of County Road SM, extending southerly to its terminus.

This meeting will be held ELECTRONICALLY due to a local state of emergency that would risk the personal health or safety of members of the public or the public body if the meeting were held in person, pursuant to Section 3(2) of the Open Meetings Act.

Instructions for electronic public participation in this meeting are available on our website, “Marquette County Road Commission” or by calling 486-4491 between 8 am – 4 pm, Monday through Friday.  If calling after hours, please leave a voice mail which includes your telephone number at extension 0 and a return call will be made by Monday, May 17, 2021.

Members of the public may contact members of the public body to provide input or ask questions on any business that will come before the Road Commission Board by e-mailing mcrcadmin@marqroad.org or by calling (906) 486-4491.

Interpreter services are available upon request, with a seven day advance notice to MCRCAdmin@marqroad.org or by calling (906) 486-4491.

Minutes for the above meeting will be filed and available for public use at the Road Commission Office during normal operating hours.
 

 


 Employment Opportunities

Highway Maintenance Specialist 
Click here for a job description

Click here to fill out an application  (CDL)
Click here to fill out an application  (Non-CDL) 


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! 


2021 Meeting Schedule 



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.

 


 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