About Us

Our mission

To maintain a county road system that is safe and convenient for public travel. This mission is carried out by a skilled, hard working staff. 

View our County Road System (PDF)

The Road Department at a glance

  • 1,477 miles of county roads maintained
  • 102 bridges
  • over 800 culverts
  • 13 traffic signals
  • Four maintenance garages in Benton Harbor, Eau Claire, Baroda and Buchanan

Equipment Includes:

  • 2 graders
  • 3 gradalls
  • 52 plow/dump trucks
  • 6 front end loaders
  • Other road maintenance equipment

History of the Road Department

Nondiscrimination Policy

As a recipient of federal financial assistance, the Berrien County Road Department does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the ground of race, color, or national origin, or on the basis of disability, religion, gender or age in hiring practices and activities, whether carried out by the Berrien County Road Department directly, or through a contractor or any other entity with which the Berrien County Road Department interacts with.

This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (PDF), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the regulations of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services issued pursuant to statues at Title 45, Code of Federal Regulations Parts 80, 84, and 91. In case of questions, please contact Berrien County Administration at 269-983-7111.

Limited English Proficiency

Individuals who do not speak English as their primary language and who have a limited ability to read, speak, write, or understand English can be Limited English Proficient, or "LEP." These individuals may be entitled to language assistance with respect to a particular type or service, benefit, or  encounter. View our LEP Plan (PDF). For more information please view https://www.lep.gov/faqs/faqs.html