Augusta Township

WCRC staff produced the 2024 Augusta Township Local Road Funding Packet which includes information about the Local Road Matching Program, road funding, asset management and road treatments. Below is a summary of the roads, bridges and culverts located in Augusta Township.

Primary Roads  

  • 28.98 miles of paved primary roads  
  • 2.49 miles unpaved primary roads 
  • 6 bridges (more than 20’ span) 
  • 20 culverts, greater than 5’ in diameter 

Local Roads  

  • 9.24 miles of local paved roads 
  • 48.33 miles of local unpaved roads 
  • 13 bridges (more than 20’ span) 
  • 22 culverts on local collector roads, greater than 5’ in diameter 

WCRC has also provided a link to the township website, see button below.

Township Website

Latest Updates

April 10, 2024 Road Closure with Detour: Macey Rd (Augusta Twp)

WHEN: Monday, April 15, 2024

WHERE: Macey Rd between Tuttle Hill Rd and Bunton Rd in Augusta Township

WHY: Permit – railroad work

BACKGROUND: On Monday, April 15, 2024, Norfolk Southern will close Macey Rd between Tuttle Hill Rd and Bunton Rd in Augusta Township to perform railway work.

The closure is expected to be in place for approximately six days. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

DETOUR: Click here for the detour map.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this work, please contact Andrea Janka, Project Manager, (419) 453-3166, or via email at andrea@ssstraffic.com                         

ISSUE DATE: 04/10/24

March 11, 2024 Project Update #1: Bemis Rd Paving (Augusta & Ypsilanti Twps)

During the 2024 construction season, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) plans to pave Bemis Rd between Stony Creek Rd and Hitchingham Rd in Augusta & Ypsilanti Townships. During construction, Bemis Rd will be closed to all traffic and a detour will be posted.

Thank you to those who were able to attend our virtual public information meeting on Friday, March 8, 2024. If you weren’t able to join us, click here to watch the meeting recording or check out the slide show. WCRC will send out updates as the project progresses.

Questions about the project? Contact James Hui, Project Manager, at (734) 327-6660, or via email at huij@wcroads.org.

Pictured above are the project limits of the Bemis Rd Paving project in Augusta & Ypsilanti Townships.
March 7, 2024 Daytime Road Closure: Bemis Rd (Augusta & Ypsilanti Twps)

WHEN: Monday, March 11, 2024

WHERE: Bemis Rd between Stony Creek Rd and Hitchingham Rd in Augusta & Ypsilanti Townships

WHY: Forestry work

BACKGROUND: On Monday, March 11, 2024, a contractor for the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will close Bemis Rd between Stony Creek Rd and Hitchingham Rd in Augusta & Ypsilanti Townships during daytime hours to perform forestry work.

The road will re-open at the end of each workday and remain open until work resumes the following morning.

The forestry work is expected to take approximately five days. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this work, please contact Jared Powers, Asst. Superintendent of Maintenance, (734) 327-6650, or via email at powersj@wcroads.org

ISSUE DATE: 03/07/24

February 29, 2024 Lane Restrictions: Intersection of Whittaker Rd & Willis Rd (Augusta Twp)

WHEN: Monday, March 4, 2024

WHERE: Intersection of Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd in Augusta Township

WHY: Forestry

BACKGROUND: On Monday, March 4, 2024, a contractor for the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will begin forestry work at the intersection of Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd in Augusta Township.

The road will not be closed to traffic, but delays are likely due to lane restrictions. WCRC encourages motorists, emergency services and others to use an alternate route.

The forestry work is expected to take approximately three days. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this work, please contact Nate Murphy, Sr. Project Manager – D&C, (734) 327-6647, or via email at murphyn@wcroads.org

ISSUE DATE: 02/29/24

February 23, 2024 Road Reopened: McCrone Rd (Augusta Twp)

WHEN: Friday, February 23, 2024

WHERE: McCrone Rd between Willow Rd and Talladay Rd in Augusta Township

WHY: Completion of a culvert replacement

BACKGROUND: On Friday, February 23, 2024, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) re-opened McCrone Rd between Willow Rd and Talladay Rd in Augusta Township.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this project, please contact Ken Harris, Superintendent of Maintenance, (734) 327-6696 or harrisk@wcroads.org

ISSUE DATE: 02/23/24

February 23, 2024 Project Update #2: Whittaker Rd at Willis Rd Roundabout (Augusta Twp)

During the 2024 construction season, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) plans to construct a roundabout at the intersection of Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd in Augusta Township. The intersection will be closed to all traffic during construction and a detour will be posted.

Thank you to those who were able to attend our virtual public construction information meeting on Thursday, February 22, 2024. If you weren’t able to join us, click here to watch the meeting recording or check out the slide show.  WCRC will continue to send out updates as the project progresses.

Questions about the project? Contact Nate Murphy, project manager, at (734) 327-6647, or via email at murphyn@wcroads.org

Pictured is the detour map for the closure of the Whittaker Rd and Willis Rd intersection in Augusta Township.
February 22, 2024 Road Closure: McCrone Rd (Augusta Twp)

WHEN: Friday, February 23, 2024

WHERE: McCrone Rd between Willow Rd and Talladay Rd in Augusta Township

WHY: Culvert replacement

BACKGROUND: On Friday, February 23, 2024, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will close McCrone Rd between Willow Rd and Talladay Rd in Augusta Township to replace a crossroad culvert.

The road improvements are expected to take approximately one day. However, all dates are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this work, please contact Ken Harris, Superintendent of Maintenance, (734) 327-6696, or via email at harrisk@wcroads.org

ISSUE DATE: 02/22/24

February 8, 2024 Virtual Public Meeting: Bemis Rd Paving (Augusta & Ypsilanti Twps)

PROJECT: Bemis Rd Paving

WHEN: Friday, March 8, 2024, at 11 a.m.

WHERE: Online: https://bit.ly/wcrcprojectmeeting

By Touchtone Phone: (929) 205-6099, Meeting ID: 879 2332 8754

WHY: The Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will hold a virtual project information meeting regarding the planned paving project for Bemis Rd in Augusta & Ypsilanti Townships.

During construction, Bemis Rd between Stony Creek Rd and Hitchingham Rd will be closed to ALL traffic and a detour will be posted. The closure is expected to be in place for approximately 12 weeks, weather pending.

The virtual public meeting will be held via Zoom on Friday, March 8, 2024, at 11 a.m. There will be a brief presentation followed by time for questions from the audience. A recording of the meeting will be posted to the project web page after the meeting.

Click here to learn more about joining the virtual meeting.

CONTACT: If you have any questions concerning this project, please contact James Hui, project manager, at (734) 327-6660, or via email at huij@wcroads.org.

WCRC will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audiotapes or printed material being presented at the meeting, to individuals with disabilities upon a 5-business day notice. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact Tiffany Oliphant, communications manager, by phone (734) 327-6646 or by email oliphantt@wcroads.org.

ISSUE DATE: 02/08/24