The BENZIE COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION
||See our Personnel
contact a specific staff
member or commissioner.
||11318 Main St (US-31)
P.O. Box 68
Honor, MI 49640
||7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
The Road Commission will
be closed for holidays on:
• New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 2014
• Good Friday, April 18, 2014
• Memorial Day, May 26, 2014
• Fourth of July, July 3 & 4,
• Labor Day, Sep 1, 2014
• Thanksgiving, Nov 27, 2014
• Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2014
(If summer work hours of 4 10-hour
days are adopted, we will be closed
on July 2, 2014 also.)
snowfall count for
the 2013-2014 winter is 229.75"
as of 4-15-14 as measured at
the Road Commission office.
We have set a new annual
snowfall record for the county,
the most in the past 70 years (since
records have been kept), and
breakng the past record of 213.5"
set the winter of 1996-97.
Here are the Benzie
snowfall amounts since
The primary purpose of the Benzie
County Road Commission is to
provide cost-efficient and
high-quality road services for
Benzie County roads, thus
contributing, along with other
county road commissions, to the
continuity in road construction
and maintenance across the state.
For more details please see
our About Us page.
|Concerned about the
condition of your road?
The best approach is to
contact your legislature –
||Representative Ray Franz
S-1385 House Office Bldg.
P. O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909
||State Senator —
520 Farnum Building
P.O. Box 30036
||Governor Rick Snyder
Fax: 517- 335-6863
P.O. Box 30013
Lansing, MI 48909
- Spring Weight
Restriction Bulletin for 2014, #2: Effective
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:00 AM, Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions
will be lifted on Benzie County Roads (as defined on our Roads page),
exception of the following roads:
- Crystal Drive (CR 704)
from US-31 to M-22.
- South Shore Drive (CR 702)
from Lobb Road to M-22
- Joyfield Road (CR 602)
from Smeltzer Road to M-22.
- Maple Street (CR 610) from
the Village of Lake Ann to the Grand Traverse Line
- Narrow Gauge Road
- Brownell Road from CR 669
to Pioneer Road
- Cedar Run Road from Lake
Ann Road to the Grand Traverse Line
- Valley Road from US 31
to Oakley Road
- Sutter Road
- Deadstream Road
- Goose Road (CR 677) East
of Pioneer Road to US 31
If there are any questions, you
may contact the Road Commission at 231-325-3051. For immediate updates on
Weight Restrictions, dial extension 248. For additional information, dial extension
201. If you which to receive notices from the Benzie County Road Commission, please
Us your e-mail address.
- URGENT NOTICE: Spring weight and speed restrictions for Benzie County
Roads (as defined on our Roads
into effect on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 7:00 AM. See this document for more details.
- January 17th, 2014 – The
2014 schedule for Board of Road Commissioners meetings is now on the Meetings page.
- November 6, 2013 – The
Benzie County Road Commission would like to thank the community for its support
in the recent millage request. We appreciate the opportunity to improve our road
system! Please see our millage request brochure to see the proposed road improvements.
(It also provides many useful facts
you may not know about how the Road Commission is funded and what the Road Commission
- October 19, 2013 — We encourage
you to participate in the 5th annual Shake Your Mailbox Day. Each winter mailboxes
are damaged during winter maintenance operations. More often than not, damage is
caused by snow pushing against weakened posts or hardware. If you can shake your
mailbox, it probably needs maintenance. See this Shake Your Mailbox brochure for more information, and how you should
plow around your mailbox.
- See also our Mailbox Installation
Guide on the Documents
& Forms page.
- During the winter snowplowing
season, it's important that all residents be aware of special issues during winter
here for details.
- We hope you like the redesign
of our Web site. If you have any feedback or helpful suggestions, please
be sure to let us know.
| PUBLIC NOTICES (Please
call our office for bid results and additional current public notices.)
- Mechanic wanted –the Benzie
County Road Commission is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Mechanic.
This is a full-time position. Required is a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent,
valid Class A CDL, certified w/ State of MI in Engine Repair/Diesel/Gas, Brakes/Hydraulic/Air,
Suspension/Steering Systems, Electrical/Drive Train. Previous work experience with
similar equipment is desired. Starting wage is $17.59/hr. 40 hours per week. Applications
are available here: Employment Application for CDL Drivers and Mechanics. Send resume and/or application to: BCRC,
PO Box 68, Honor, MI 49640. Application deadline is March 21, 2014, or until position
is filled. Must request confidentiality, if desired. EOE
- Elmer's Crane and Dozer was awarded
the bid for 1.02 miles of Cedar Run Road, from Reynolds Road to Lake Ann Road
for $205,153.96. Millage funds are being used for this project.