The St. Clair County Road Commission is responsible for over 224 bridges
throughout the county, placing it second in the state for bridges on the
county road system (only Wayne County has more).
The St. Clair County Road Commission, on a ten-year average, uses
approximately 21,000 tons of salt per year for winter maintenance.
Every 10¢ per gallon increase in the cost of fuel results in an additional
$19,000 increase for the Road Commission’s annual fuel expense.
In 2005, a tandem truck cost $150,240; in 2010, the cost for the same
piece of equipment was $197,000. Read more...