Road department earns praise for performance

A Berrien County Road Department plow clears the shoulder along Yore Avenue in Benton Harbor after a snowfall.

ST. JOSEPH — Just a little more than two years ago, the Berrien County Road Commission was in turmoil.

But now the Berrien County Road Department and its director and foremen are getting high praise from the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, which made the team a department of the county in September 2017.