October 21, 2016

Public Works

***The RR crossing at S. Kalamazoo will be closed starting 8/5/16 until 8/12/16.

 Linden RR Crossing will remain closed until further notice and no schedule, as of yet, has been set for the S. Marshall Ave RR Crossing upgrades.

Road Construction began this week on Monroe.  This road is closed to through traffic and will be closed until 8/26/16.  It is expected that paving will occur the week of 8/22/16.

Construction on North Dr. is expected to begin on 8/29/16.  This will be a total reconstruction and this will be closed until 10/15/16.

N. Park St., from Chemical Bank Drive thru to Michigan Ave., will be closed to ALL traffic starting 8/8/16.  For construction of a small parking area and repaving of this section of the road.

Turquoise Trail will be paved after the contractor is completed with N. Park St.***


The City of Marshall Department of Public Works (DPW) is composed of the following main service areas:

  • Streets
  • Sewer Maintenance
  • Forestry
  • Parks
  • Cemetery
  • Compost Center

The Public Works garage is located at 616 Homer Road across from the Oakridge Cemetery. The DPW is responsible for the maintenance and repair of 56 miles of streets, 34 miles of sidewalks, 36 miles of storm sewer pipes, 42 miles of sewer mains and 233 acres of designated public parks. Other responsibilities include management and care of the cemetery, parks maintenance, snow and ice removal, fall leaf pick-up, spring brush pick-up and street sweeping. The 7 full time and 9 part-time seasonal employees of the Public Works Department will continue to provide high quality customer service to the citizens of Marshall that residents have come to know and to expect.