Since 1912 the Jackson County Department of Transportation has strived to provide the best service possible to its residents.

To report safety or emergency situations, the Jackson County Department of Transportation can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (517) 788-4230.

JCDOT has created this site as an informational tool to keep Jackson County residents and visitors up-to-date on issues and news. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or road related concern.

NOTICES

  • The two (2) lane section of Airport Road @ West Argyle Street in Blackman Charter Township will be closed to all through traffic beginning this morning, Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 at approximately 7:30 AM. The road will be closed between Brentwood Road and Wildwood Avenue. Crews will be performing a cross road culvert replacement project in this area. No detour route will be posted and drivers are advised to seek an alternate route while the project is being undertaken. The work is expected to be completed by the end of the end, at which time the road will be reopened to all traffic.

  • Hanover Road between Thorne Road and Reynolds Road in Liberty Township will be closed to all through traffic beginning Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 at approximately 7:00 AM. Crews will be replacing a deteriorated cross road culvert in this area. No detour route will be posted and drivers are advised to seek an alternate route while the project is being undertaken. The work is expected to be completed by the end of the work day, at which time the road will be reopened to all traffic.

  • The Jefferson Road project between U. S. 127 and the West Village Limits of Brooklyn in Columbia Township will begin Monday, July 14th. Jefferson Road will first be closed to all through traffic from July 14th through July 18th between U. S. 127 and Hyde Road for the replacement of two (2) large culverts. No detour route will be posted and motorists are advised to seek an alternate route while this work is being undertaken. The culvert replacement work is expected to be completed by the end of the work day on Friday, July 18th at which time the Jefferson Road will be reopened to all traffic. Message boards on U. S. 127 and on M – 50 will provide traffic updates as the work activities change and progress. Traffic will be maintained during the paving and chip seal operations and motorists are strongly urged to drive with extreme caution through the work zone at all times. No work will performed on Jefferson Road between August 14 and August 19, 2014 because of the MIS NASCAR race and the entire project shall be completed by September 12, 2014.

  • Hanover Road between Thorne Road and Reynolds Road in Hanover Township will be closed to all through traffic beginning Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at approximately 7:00 AM. Crews will be replacing two (2) deteriorated cross road culverts in this area. No detour route will be posted and drivers are advised to seek an alternate route while the project is being undertaken. The work is expected to be completed by the end of the work day, at which time the road will be reopened to all traffic.

  • Maines Road between Rogers Road and Wellman Road in Sandstone Charter Township will be closed to all through traffic beginning Monday, July 7th, 2014 at approximately 7:00 AM. Crews will be replacing a deteriorated cross road culvert in the area. No detour route will be posted and drivers are advised to seek an alternate route while the project is being undertaken. The work is expected to be completed by the end of the work day, at which time the road will be reopened to all traffic.

  • The culvert replacement project for Jefferson Road between Ocean Beach Road and Hayes Road has been rescheduled for Wednesday, June 18th. This will allow Jefferson Road to remain open for race traffic travelling to Michigan International Speedway before the race and for race traffic to exit the Speedway following all the weekend’s racing activities. The work is expected to be completed by the end of the work day, at which time Jefferson Road will then be reopened to all traffic.

  • Weather permitting we will replace a cross tube on Minner Rd. between Brown Rd. and Callahan Rd. on Wednesday, 5/7/14. The road will be closed for the day.

  • Weather permitting we will be replacing a cross tube on Peters Rd. on Tuesday, 5/6/14 between Camm Rd. and Royston Rd. The road will be closed for the day.

  • Michigan Ave. from Portage Rd. to Hayball Rd. will be closed for repairs Thursday, April 24. The road will be open by 5pm.

  • GOOD NEWS!!! The frost laws for Jackson County will be coming off MONDAY, April 21st, at 6am. JCDOT would like to thank everyone for being so patient and working with us to help in protecting our road system.

  • Effective immediately: Beech Road between Lawrence Road and Watkins Road in Norvell Township, will be closed to all through traffic because of a large cross road culvert failure. No detour route will be posted and drivers are advised to seek an alternate route until the project is completed that could take approximately two (2) months for the survey work, obtaining the MDEQ permit and ordering and installing the culvert.

  • Topith Road between Parks Road and Leeke Road in Waterloo Township, will be closed to all through traffic beginning Monday, March 31st, 2014 at approximately 8am. Crews will be replacing a collapsed cross road culvert in this area. No detour route will be posted and drivers are advised to seek an alternate route while the project is being undertaken. The work is expected to be completed by the end of the work day, at which time the road will be reopened to all traffic.

  • SUMMIT TOWNSHIP – Beginning Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 Horton Road between Weatherwax and Park Roads will be closed between 7:30 AM and 5:00 PM. Construction crews will be installing new water main in advance of the reconstruction of Horton Road later this year. Traffic will be detoured onto Weatherwax and Park Roads during the closure period. Local access to business and residents in the area will be maintained, however minor delays may be encountered. Work on the water main project is expected to be completed by mid-April. If you have questions please contact the Township office at 517-788-4113. Please visit the Township website for periodic updates on this project.

ATTENTION

  • Effective Thursday, July 11, 2013, Springport Road between North Parma Road and Brown Road in Springport Township will be closed to all traffic because of a road failure. Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route until a defined detour route can be posted. The road will remain closed indefinitely.

VIEW ALL UPCOMING JCDOT PROJECTS

The following bridge in Jackson County is closed until further notice:

Cross Road Bridge between Sears Road & Cochran Road over the North Branch of the Kalamazoo River (Spring Arbor Township) Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.

The following bridge in Jackson County is reduced to one (1) lane with restricted load posting:

Warner Road Bridge between Albion Road & Mann Road over the North Branch of the Kalamazoo River (Concord Township).

The Jackson County Department of Transportation has received funding to replace the Warner Road Bridge & the Cross Road Bridge during the 2014 construction season.




  Jackson Headquarters (map)
  2400 N. Elm Road
  Jackson, MI 49201-7643

  Toll-Free: 800-718-3537
  Phone: 517-788-4230
  Fax: 517-788-4237
  E-Mail: jcrc@jcrc-roads.org

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  (Effective March 31)
  Monday - Thursday
  6:30am - 5:00pm


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Jackson County Department of Transportation | 2400 N. Elm Road | Jackson, MI 49201-7643 | P: 517.788.4230 | F: 517.788.4237
E: jcrc@jcrc-roads.org

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