Our Mission Statement The mission of the Commission is to enhance the social and economic quality of life of our community by providing and maintaining, consistent with financial resources available to the Commission, a safe and efficient system of county roads and streets for the citizens of Manistee County and to continuously strive to improve the quality of the service we deliver.  


NOTE: The snow fall amount shown is an approximate average of the county wide snowfall and the actual snowfall amounts will vary at the various locations throughout the county.

2018-2019 Winter Snow Report

2/18/19   7:00 a.m.

Approximate Snow fall to date =  94 in.

Approximate Snowfall last winter on same date =  139 in.



It will be closing again starting in the spring for major bridge rehabilitation work during the 2019 construction season.

M-55 Cooley Bridge over Pine River Detour Route

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For any questions contact the Michigan Department of Transportation Traverse City Transportation Service Center at (231)941-1986

Detour Route for Cooley Bridge

The Coates Highway over Big Manistee River Bridge Replacement project (Red Bridge) is substantially completed and the bridge was opened to thru traffic on October 19, 2018.