As you come across potholes, contact us with a good description of where they are -- nearest address, distance from intersection, what side of the road, etc. We can always use another set of “eyes” out there!
Report road problems to 231-922-4848 or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To report problems located within the City of Traverse City, click to send a comment.
WHAT'S HAPPENING ON OUR ROADS
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HOLIDAY ROAD UPDATE
oad reconstruction work will begin Monday, May 20, 2013. Hours of work are scheduled between 7 AM - 6:00 PM.
The original project schedule can be viewed by clicking here. As with almost all projects of this magnitude, schedules are changed to due to weather and other items beyond our control.
766 Miles of local roads maintained
251 Miles of primary roads maintained
227 LANE miles of state highway maintained
7,100 Number of signs located within our county road right-of-ways
12,216 Tons of salt used
22,228 Yards of sand used
15,974 Yards of gravel used
241,684 Gallons of gasoline and diesel fuels used
55 Snowplow trucks in our fleet
$170,000 Cost to purchase a new snowplow truck
200 Gallons of fuel used by a typical snowplow truck in a 24 hour period
$75,000 Cost to put all snowplow trucks on the road for a 24-hour period
10 Year life expectancy for a snowplow truck
The History of Roads
The above narrative is a presentation given by Dorothy G. Pohl, Managing Director of Ionia County Road Commission and Norman E. Brown, Retired MDOT Act 51 Director on December 2,1997.
You will learn how Michigan's existing transportations system was developed.