Apr 22

Frost Laws & Road Construction Updates

The Lapeer County Road Commission will be lifting frost law on Friday, April 25th at 12:01am.

From MDOT:

3724984879_cb82013f9bBeginning this week on Tuesday 4/22/14 there will be intermittent “rolling” lane closures doing pot hole patching on M-24 between Neppessing and I-69.  Additionally, there will be traffic signal work and lane closure set up.  Starting Thursday traffic will be shifted to the south bound side of M-24 one lane in each direction between DeMille and Tower Street.

You will see some intermittent lane closures starting tomorrow on M-24.  They will also be setting up the first phase of construction.  This will shift traffic to the southbound side of M-24 with one lane in each direction on the western lanes of M-24.  This shift will be from about Tower Street to DeMille.

Here is the MDOT brochure regarding the M-24 Reconstruction project.

Here is a link to the MDOT 2014 Construction Map for the State of Michigan.

Mar 14

Press Release: Bank Robbery, Elba Township

Sheriffs LogoOn Thursday 03-13-2014 at 2:52 PM, Lapeer County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a bank robbery at the Lapeer County Bank and Trust (Elba Branch) in Lapeer.

A lone individual entered the financial institution wearing a black ski mask and white painter style suit. A weapon was displayed in this robbery. There were no customers and only employees within the building. No injuries occurred during the event.

The individual fled the financial institution with an undisclosed amount of cash. The individual traveled north operating a snowmobile.

The snowmobile was located in a rural area about four miles from the financial institution. The snowmobile was reported stolen earlier today in Davison (Genesee County). A person of interest was developed in the stolen snowmobile investigation.

Around 5:07 PM, the person of interest relating to the stolen snowmobile was located by Lapeer County Sheriff’s Deputies in Davison (Richfield Township). The male individual from Richfield Township was eventually taken into custody and lodged in the Lapeer County Jail relating to the Lapeer County Bank and Trust robbery.

The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the following agencies; Michigan State Police (Lapeer and Flint Post); Federal Bureau of Investigation (Flint Field Office); Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (Flint Field Office); Richfield Township Police Department; and Davison Township Police Department.

Lapeer County Prosecutor Tim Turkelson will be presented the case with formal charges anticipated on Friday 03-14-2014. This case remains under investigation by the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office.

Mar 13

Frost Laws Go Into Effect Next Week

Screen Shot 2013-03-05 at 9.34.40 AMThe Lapeer County Road Commission will be putting into effect the frost laws beginning on Wednesday, March 19th at 8am. For more information, visit their website.

Map of weight restricted roads

List of weight restricted roads

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