JCDOT is hiring! Are you looking for a seasonal winter job to help pay bills? JCDOT is now accepting applications for snowplow drivers/laborers. 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.


  • Green Lights on Road Maintenance Vehicles 
    Jackson County residents will be seeing some new green lights soon, and they won’t be holiday decorations. For more information, click here.
  • Dearing Road Railroad Crossing Update, November 21, 2016 - The Dearing Road railroad crossing is now open! Modifications to the Dearing Road railroad crossing, between Michigan Avenue and I-94 in Sandstone Township have been completed, and the crossing is now open.
  • JCDOT encourages residents to shake their mailboxes 
    The Jackson County Department of Transportation is asking Michigan residents to prepare for winter by shaking their mailboxes this month. For more information, click here.
  • About the Robinson Rd. pavement markings 
    Thermoplastic is a process where paint is heated to 500, and then applied to pavement. Read more >>
  • Michigan's first 'Road Bee Day' 
    Public roads may be the one link that connects all Michigan residents and visitors. Whether you are a licensed driver or not, roads, bridges, and streets are a vital part of getting where you need to go. Read more >>
  • 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 >>


        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: jcdot@co.jackson.mi.us

        Summer Hours
        Monday - Thursday
        8am - 4pm

        Winter Hours
        Monday - Friday
        8am - 4pm

      Jackson County Department of Transportation | 2400 N. Elm Road | Jackson, MI 49201-7643 | P: 517.788.4230 | F: 517.788.4237
      E: jcdot@co.jackson.mi.us

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