NOW HIRING: The Jackson County Department of Transportation (JCDOT) is accepting applications for seasonal engineering interns. For more information, click here.

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 Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced local road closures over I-94 so crews can perform work on the bridge deck the week of June 27th. For more information, click here.
     
  • In Leoni Township, Greenwood Road between Portage Road and Willis Road is closed due to a culvert failure. The road will remain closed for approximately six weeks for repairs. Motorists are advised to use the posted Knight Road detour.
     
  • In Henrietta Township, Hankerd Road between Styles Road and Resort Road will be closed to all through traffic Thursday, June 23, 2016, at approximately 7:30am. Crews will be replacing a cross road culvert. No detour route will be posted and motorists are advised to seek an alternate route while the project is being undertaken. The work is expected to be completed by 5pm.
     
  • For information on the Robinson Rd. reconstruction project, click here.
     
  • The National Weather Services reports some severe storms are possible across Southern Lower Michigan late Wednesday. More information can be found by clicking here.
     
  • Robinson Road Neighborhood Meeting: All residents and interested parties are invited to attend the Robinson Road neighborhood meeting this evening to discuss the Robinson Road reconstruction project. The meeting will be held at 5:30pm today, June 14, 2016, at the Summit Township Hall located at 2121 Ferguson Road in Jackson, Michigan.
     
  • Summit and Blackman Townships, Robinson Road reconstruction project: Effective immediately, Robinson Road between W. Michigan Avenue and McCain Road will be closed to all through traffic for road reconstruction work. Only local traffic, emergency vehicles, mail delivery vehicles and school busses will be allowed through the construction zone, and are advised to drive with extreme caution. The road reconstruction work is expected to be completed by the end of August.
     
  • Heads up! On Tuesday, June 14, between 10pm and 5am, there will be a full freeway closure in each direction on I-94 at Lansing Avenue. For more information, click here.
     
    • Starting June 8 - June 10, 2016, from 10pm to 5am, I-94 northbound and southbound will be closed nightly under Lansing Avenue to allow for partial structure removal and repair of the bridge. A detour will be posted. The detour will utilize Cooper Street (M-106) and US-127 to Parnall Road. For further details, contact the Jackson TSC: 517-780-7540.
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      • On Monday, June 6, as part of the bridge work along I-94 in Jackson County, M-99 and Gibbs Road, just east of Albion, will be closed. Bridge work is also expected to begin on Lansing Road over I-94 in Jackson. The bridge beams were damaged last year as the result of a bridge hit by an oversized truck. For more information, click here.
      • On Sunday, June 5, 2016, from 6am to 10am, there will be intermittent closures on US-127 northbound and southbound at mile marker 47 south of Van Horn Road in Blackman Township to place new overhead lines. The Michigan State Police will be assisting with these closures. View a map of the location here.
          • PHOTOS: Showcasing our crews 
            Almost everyone knows what a pothole is, and can identify patches placed on roads by our work crews. Do you know what shoulder restoration is, or deberming? How about grading or spray patching? These are just a few of the things our workers do to improve and maintain county roads. Here are some photos that showcase the skills of our road workers. Read more >>

              • Dust control for gravel roads 
                The Jackson County Department of Trasnportaion (JCDOT) is scheduled to start applying brine to county gravel roads on May 16, 2016, to reduce dust. Read more >>

                • Pomeroy Road between Springport Road and Bennett Road in Sandstone Charter Township will be closed to all through traffic beginning at 7:30am Tuesday, March 15, 2016, for tree trimming work. Only emergency vehicles, school busses and mail carriers will be allowed through the work area. No detour route will be posted and motorists should seek an alternate route while the work is being undertaken. The work is expected to be completed by the end of this week, weather permitting, at which time the road will be reopened to all traffic.

                • Dearing Road between M–60 (Spring Arbor Road) and King Road in Spring Arbor Township will be closed to all through traffic beginning at 7:30am on Friday, March 11, 2016, for tree trimming work. Only emergency vehicles, school busses and mail carriers will be allowed through the work area. No detour route will be posted and motorists should seek an alternate route while the work is being undertaken. The work is expected to take approximately one (1) week to complete, weather permitting, at which time the road will be reopened to all traffic.

                • Stepladder Road between Benn Road and Springport Road in Sandstone Charter Townships will be closed to all through traffic beginning at 4pm Tuesday, February 9, 2016, for tree trimming work. Only emergency vehicles, school busses and mail carriers will be allowed through the work area. No detour route will be posted and motorists should seek an alternate route while the work is being undertaken. The work is expected to take approximately one (1) week to complete, weather permitting, at which time the road will be reopened to all traffic.

                • Town Road between Gibbs Road and Ferris Road in Springport Township will be closed to all through traffic beginning at 7:30am on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, for tree trimming work. Only emergency vehicles, school busses and mail carriers will be allowed through the work area. No detour route will be posted and motorists should seek an alternate route while the work is being undertaken. The work is expected to take approximately two (2) weeks to complete, weather permitting, at which time the road will be reopened to all traffic.

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                  2400 N. Elm Road
                  Jackson, MI 49201-7643

                  Toll-Free: 800-718-3537
                  Phone: 517-788-4230
                  Fax: 517-788-4237
                  E-Mail: jcdot@co.jackson.mi.us

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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
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