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Benzie County Road Commission - Honor, Michigan

BENZIE COUNTY ROAD COMMISSION – Past Completed Road Projects

Current Road Projects

Past Completed Road Projects
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• 2016
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  • 2013
• 2012
  • 2011
• 2010


2016 Completed Road Projects:

FEDERAL AID PROJECTS

  • LINDY ROAD — from M-115 to the west Thompsonville village limits — Resurfacing and minor widening

FEDERAL SAFETY PROJECTS

  • ELY ROAD AT FEWINS ROAD — Installation of sign mounted flashing beacons & reflective sheeting on sign posts
  • RIVER ROAD, GRACE ROAD, N MANISTEE COUNTY LINE ROAD, PIONEER ROAD, INDIAN HILL ROAD, CINDER ROAD and LAKE ANN ROAD — Tree clearing and vegetation removal.

LOCAL ROAD PROJECTS — (Funded by Road Commission Millage revenue) Wedge and/or Overlay

  • CEDAR RUN ROAD — Almira Township (Reynolds Road to Greenbriar Road — 0.52 miles)
  • FAIRWAY DRIVE — Benzonia Township (Entire length — 0.86 miles)
  • HERRING ROAD — Blaine Township (M-22 to Gorivan – 1.96 miles)
  • CASEY ROAD — Crystal Lake Township (M-115 to M-115 — 0.84 miles)
  • DEMERLY ROAD — Joyfield Township (US-31 to Wallaker — 0.98 miles)
  • BALLARD ROAD — Joyfield Township (Small patch at creek crossing — 0.09 miles)
  • SUTTER ROAD — Lake Township (Remaining distance — 1.88 miles)
  • ARAL ROAD — Platte Township (M-22 to Blohm — 0.99 miles)

PRIMARY ROAD PROJECTS — (Funded by Road Commission Millage Revenue ) Wedge and/or Overlay

  • REYNOLDS ROAD — Inland Township (US-31 to Cinder Road — 2.08 miles)
  • HERRON ROAD — Blaine Township (Johnson Road to Mick Road — 0.84 miles)
  • GOOSE ROAD — Homestead Township (Pioneer Road east to US-31 — 1.73 miles)
  • LAKE ANN ROAD — Inland Township (US-31 to Fewins Road — 1.01 miles)

PRIMARY ROAD PROJECTS — (Funded with Road Commission funds) Wedge and/or Overlay

  • CEDAR RUN ROAD — Almira Township (from end of Safety project to Tucker Road intersection — 0.11 miles)
  • REYNOLDS ROAD — Almira Township (Leelanau County line to Cedar Run Road — 0.37 miles)
  • WARREN ROAD — Benzonia Township (Crystal Drive to top of hill — 1.28 miles)
  • CR 669 — Inland Township (US-31 to Oakley Road — 2.08 miles)
  • REYNOLDS ROAD –Barber Road to Lake Ann village limits
  • VALLEY ROAD – Patched several areas
  • MARSHALL ROAD – Patched several areas

TOWNSHIP FUNDED PROJECTS — BENZONIA TOWNSHIP

  • ORCHARD HILL — (US 31 to the end — 0.32 miles) Overlay
  • TIMBER LANE — (Fairway Drive to end — 0.28 miles) Overlay
  • INGLESTON DRIVE – (Entire length) Overlay BCRC/Benzonia Township

CULVERT REPLACEMENT PROJECTS

  • HAZE ROAD — Weldon Township (At Red Creek) Replace existing undersize culvert — Funded by Road Commission, Conservation Resource Alliance, National Resources Conservation Service, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians
  • VALLEY ROAD — Homestead Township (Replace 5 undersize culverts) – Homestead Township and Road Commission
  • DEER TRACK TRAIL — Colfax Township (Replace undersize culvert)
  • HERRING ROAD – Replace 3 failing culverts – Blaine Township and BCRC

CRYSTAL LAKE TOWNSHIP MILLAGE FUNDED – WEDGE and/or OVERLAY

  • AIRPORT ROAD – (North & South approaches)
  • BELLOWS ROAD – (From Thomas Road north and south)
  • THOMAS ROAD – (S. Shore Road 400' to top of hill)
  • FORRESTER ROAD – (300' on hill)
  • MARQUETTE COURT – (from beginning of asphalt 550' west)
  • GRAVES ROAD– (Bellows Road to Bridge Street)
  • PAUTZ ROAD – (From Graves – entire length)
  • CARLSON ROAD – (Entire length)
  • BACON ROAD – (Replace cross road culvert, extend turnaround)
  • DIDRICKSON ROAD – (0.43 miles – wedge/overlay)

ALMIRA TOWNSHIP FUNDED

  • MAPLE GROVE – (Pave apron)
  • SUGAR MAPLE AND HARDWOOD DRIVE – (Pave both from CR 610 to Red Oak Drive)

INLAND TOWNSHIP FUNDED

  • FEWINS ROAD – Reynolds Road to Lake Ann Road – right-of-way clearing

LAKE TOWNSHIP FUNDED

  • HIGHLAND DRIVE – Overlay
  • SPRING VALLEY STREET – Overlay



2015 Completed Road Projects:
  • FEDERAL AID – Primary Roads

    • Goose Rd – Crush, shape and re-surface

  • LOCAL ROAD PROJECTS (funded by millage dollars)

    • Martin Rd – Indian Hill to Platte Twp line – New gravel, reshape, ditching

    • Narrow Gauge Rd – Eldridge Rd to Eastman Rd – Wedge, chip and fog seal (additional contribution from Benzonia Twp)

    • Hoadley Rd – Pond Rd to US-31 – Chip seal (additional contribution from Benzonia Twp)

    • Wallin Rd – CR 669 to S. Carmean Rd – Wedge, chip and fog seal

    • Brownell Rd – Haze Rd to CR 669 – Trench, widen, and overlay

  • PRIMARY ROAD PROJECTS

    • Deadstream Rd – 4.43 miles from Indian Hill, west to M-22; HMA Crush & Shape, partially paved shoulders (funded by state Priority Road Investment Program)

    • Herron Rd – Skip paving (millage funds)

    • Lindy Rd – Culvert Repair and stabilization

  • OTHER PROJECTS

    • Burnt Mill Rd – At Woodcock Creek – Timber Bridge (Conservation Resource Alliance & BCRC)

    • Cedar St – Storm drains (Benzonia Twp and BCRC)

    • Gudemoss Rd – Replace failing culvert (Conservation Resource Alliance & BCRC)

    • Tucker Rd – Replace or remove undersized culvert

    • Lobb Rd – Storm drain (Crystal Lake Twp and BCRC)

    • Aral Rd – Replace failing culvert (Platte Twp and BCRC)

    • Valley Rd – Replace inadequate culverts (Homestead Twp and BCRC)

    • Pond Rd – Replace inadequate culvert

    • Oakley Rd – E. of Valley Rd – Culvert replacement



2014 Completed Road Projects:
  • FEDERAL AID - Primary Roads
    • Lake Ann Rd/Cedar Run - from Maple St north to Cedar Run, then east 2,900 ft. - Resurface

    • Homestead Rd - Lipp Farm Rd to Marshall - 0.72 miles - Resurface and widen

  • FEDERAL SAFETY PROJECTS - Primary Roads
    • Indian Hill - between Deadstream and Hooker - Tree Clearing and removal of fixed objects

    • CR 669 - between US 31 and Bowers Rd - Tree/vegetation clearing and guardrail installation

    • Case Rd @ Homestead, Weldon Rd @ Lindy Rd, Homestead Rd @ Pioneer - Signing upgrades and vegetation clearing

  • LOCAL ROAD PROJECTS (funded by Millage dollars)
    • Fewins Rd @ Platte River - Guardrail upgrade

    • Cedar Run Rd - Reynolds to Lake Ann Rd - Wedge and overlay

    • Cinder Rd - Bendon Rd to county line - Chip seal and Fog seal

    • Homestead Rd - From Pioneer Rd to Weldon Rd - Chip seal and Fog Seal

    • Sutter Rd - West end @ M-22 - 0.71 miles - Wedge and overlay

    • Narrow Gauge/Eldridge Rds - Chip seal and Fog seal

    • Wallaker Rd - Mick Rd to M-115 - Chip seal and Fog seal

    • Sliverville Rd - Chip seal and Fog seal and triple seal

    • Michigan Ave - Chip and Fog Seal

    • Cox Rd - Chip and Fog Seal



2013 Completed Road Projects:
  • FEDERAL AID
    • Cinder Road from Pioneer Road to CR-669 in Homestead Township — Chip sealing, fog sealing and pavement markings

    • Grace Road from M-22 to Forrester Road in Gilmore Township — HMA crushing and shaping, trenching, subgrade undercutting, paving shoulders and culvert replacement.

    • Warren Road from 0.84 miles south west of Platte Road to Platte Road in Benzonia Township — HMA overlay

  • SAFETY PROJECTS
    • Fowler Road — Platte Township — trench and pave shoulders and upgrade guardrail

    • Reynolds Road — Almira Township — trench and pave shoulders and upgrade guardrail

  • PRIMARY ROADS
    • Betsie River Road (CR-665) — Inland Township — edge sealing and fog sealing

  • TOWNSHIP
    • Bellows Lake Road — Almira Township — add gravel and shape

    • Fewins Road — Inland Township - replace cross road culvert west of Lake Ann Road

    • Fowler Road — Almira Township - replace cross road culvert west of Lake Ann Road

    • Lincoln Road — Benzonia Township — add gravel and shape

    • Ole White Road — Almira Township — add gravel and shape



2012 Completed Road Projects:
  • FEDERAL AID – CHIPSEALS

    • Joyfield Road from US-31 to Smeltzer Road in Joyfield Township-Chip sealing, fog sealing and pavement markings.

  • SAFETY PROJECTS

    • Joyfield/Putney Roads Intersection - Blaine Township - Tree removal and earth excavation for clear vision corners. (Completed in October 2011)

  • CULVERT REPLACEMENT

    • Reynolds Road at the Platte River - Proposed 72' span timber bridge in cooperation with the Conservation Resource Alliance. This project is funded primarily with an EPA Grant obtained by the CRA and the Grand Traverse Band. Scheduled start date is July 9, 2012.

    • Stanley Road at Kinney Creek - Proposed replacement with an aluminum box culvert. This project is funded with an EPA Grant obtained by CRA and the Grand Traverse Band.

    • Landis Road at Dair Creek - Proposed replacement with a bottomless aluminum box culvert. This project is funded with an EPA Grant obtained by CRA and the Grand Traverse Band.

    • Wallin Road - Colfax Township. Remove and replace the existing cross tube on Wallin Road E. of Long Road. (Completed in October 2011.)

  • BRIDGE REPAIR

    • River Road Bridge over the Betsie River – Crystal Lake Township. Abutment Stabilization and stone steps.

  • TOWNSHIP

    • Beuna Road Resurfacing Project in Blaine Township.

    • Kast/Arner Roads - Joyfield Township – Wedge and cap Kast Road from Arner to King Road (1.01 miles) and Arner Road for a distance of 450 feet. Project includes placement of 5' gravel shoulders and centerline striping. (Completed in October 2011)

  • TOWNSHIP PRIMARY ROADS

    • CR - 610 - Pave from the east boundary of the Village of Lake Ann east 1.01 miles to the Grand Traverse County line. Project includes 3' gravel shoulders.

    • CR - 683 Warren Road -Wedge approximately .84 miles from Platte Road south. Project includes 4' gravel shoulders.



2011 Completed Road Projects:
  • Arcadia Scenic Overlook on M-22 – Deck replacement and foundation stabilization.

  • Bronson Lake Road – Between Reynolds Road and Lake Ann Road in Inland Township. The proposed work includes 1 mile of chip sealing, fog sealing and pavement markings.

  • Copemish Road – Resurface 1/2 mile.

  • Demerly Road – between Raymond Road and Forrester Road in Blaine Township. The proposed work includes paved shoulders and super elevation corrections as well as removal and replacement of the existing guardrail.

  • Joyfield Road at Putney Road – Intersection in Blaine Township. The proposed work includes tree removal and earth excavation to create Clear Sight Triangles on both approaches of Putney Road at Joyfield Road, looking east.

  • Kast Road/Arner Road – Resurface 1 mile of Kast Road and 450’ of Arner Road (Joyfield Township).

  • Lake Michigan Road Boat Launch – A new launch was installed in conjunction with Benzie County and Parks and Recreation.

  • Lindy Road – Colfax Township. Replace the existing culvert approximately 200’ east of the Laughing Horse Saloon.

  • Marshall Road – between Eastman Road and CB Drive in Homestead and Benzonia Townships. The proposed work includes paved shoulders and removal and replacement of the existing guardrail.

  • Mick Road – between Raymond Road and Rice Road in Blaine and Joyfield Townships. The proposed work includes trenching, paved shoulders, and removal and replacement of the existing guardrail.

  • Reynolds Road – Between US-31 and Fewins Road in Inland Township. The proposed work includes 1 mile of chip sealing, fog sealing, and pavement markings.

  • Sliverville Road – Chipseal from Paul Rose Road east to the Nugent Road (Gilmore and Blaine Townships).

  • Wallin Road – Replace existing culvert (Colfax Township).

  • Skip Paving – Intermittent paving on Mick, Joyfield, Putney and Gorivan Roads.



2010 Completed Road Projects Include:
  • Adams Road – Chip Seal with participation from Crystal Lake Township

  • ARRA Projects
    • Lake Michigan Road – Chip Seal and Sign Upgrades
    • N. Manistee County Line Road – Guardrail and Chip Seal
    • River Road – Chip Seal and Sign Upgrades

  • Beulah Park Drive – Rehabilitation and Resurfacing with participation from Benzonia Township.

  • Burnt Mill Bridge over the Platte River – With participation from the Conservation Resource Alliance

  • Carlson Road – Chip Seal with participation from Crystal Lake Township

  • Cedar Run Road Safety Project – Rumble Strips and Sign Upgrades

  • Didrickson Road – Chip Seal with participation from Crystal Lake Township

  • Hulbert Road – Culvert Replacement and Seasonal Road Upgrade with participation from Inland Township, MDNRE, and Conservation Resource Alliance.

  • Nelson Road – Chip Seal with participation from Crystal Lake Township

  • Reynolds Road Safety Project – Sign Upgrades

  • Robinson Road – Chip Seal with participation from Crystal Lake Township

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