Sylvan Township

WCRC staff produced the 2024 Sylvan 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 Sylvan Township.

Primary Roads  

  • 16.50 miles of paved primary roads  
  • 0.44 miles unpaved primary roads 
  • 1 bridges (more than 20’ span) 
  • 7 culverts, greater than 5’ in diameter 

Local Roads  

  • 15 miles of local paved roads 
  • 26.50 miles of local unpaved roads 
  • 3 bridges (more than 20’ span) 
  • 7 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 8, 2024 Daytime Road Closure: Sylvan Rd (Sharon & Sylvan Twps)

WHEN: Thursday, April 11, 2024

WHERE: Sylvan Rd between Grass Lake Rd and Heim Rd in Sharon & Sylvan Townships

WHY: Unpaved road resurfacing

BACKGROUND: On Thursday, April 11, 2024, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will close Sylvan Rd between Grass Lake Rd and Heim Rd in Sharon & Sylvan Townships during daytime hours to perform unpaved road resurfacing.

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

The road improvements are expected to take approximately two 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, Assistant Superintendent of Maintenance, (734) 327-6650, or via email at powersj@wcroads.org

ISSUE DATE: 04/08/24

February 29, 2024 Lane Restrictions: Sibley Rd (Sylvan Twp)

WHEN: Monday, March 1, 2024

WHERE: Sibley Rd between Conway Rd and Bush Rd in Sylvan Township

WHY: Drainage

BACKGROUND: On Monday, March 1, 2024, the Washtenaw County Road Commission (WCRC) will begin drainage work on Sibley Rd between Conway Rd and Bush Rd in Sylvan 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 roadwork 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 Ken Harris, Superintendent of Maintenance, (734) 327-6696, or via email at harrisk@wcroads.org

ISSUE DATE: 02/29/24