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About US

US-45 Bridge, Military Hill over the Ontonagon River
  • What We Do
    • The Ontonagon County Road Commission (OCRC) is a county-level road agency in Ontonagon County, MI
    • We are your local road professionals who live and play in Ontonagon County, as well as take care of local roads and community needs
    • OCRC has been serving the community of Ontonagon County since 1908.
Gardner Road, new section to bypass East Branch bridge
  • Responsibilities
    • The Road Commission maintains 598 miles of county local and primary road, as well as 330 lane miles of local trunkline under contract with MDOT
    • The Road Commission also maintains 26 bridges over 20′ in length

Board of County Road Commissioners

The Ontonagon County Road Commission Board is made up of three appointed members that serve six-year terms. The Board meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 9:00 AM at the Ontonagon County Road Commission office.

Walter Lannet, Vice-Chairman
Bruce Crossing, MI
Term up: December 31, 2026
Donald Bussiere, Chairman
Ontonagon, MI
Term up: December 31, 2024
Ken Truscott
Greenland, MI
Term up: December 31, 2028

Road Commission Staff

Ryan DeHut
Jackie Johns
Business Manager
Ashley Shardlow
Payroll Clerk
Tom Bailey
Ron Cronkright
Greg Johns
Shop Foreman