News & Events

Gibraltar News and Events

2017 State of the City Address

Curious about the redevelopment of McLouth Steel?
View the following video for more information.

 Yard Waste Pickup

Thursdays beginning April 5th through December 13, 2016

Employment Application

For an employment application click on Jobs/Bids/Proposals link found under Quick Links on the left side of this page.  Or click here.

Welcome to Gibraltar, Michigan

The City of Gibraltar is located in the southeast portion of Wayne County, just a few miles north of the Wayne County/ Monroe County border, and on the Detroit River and Lake Erie . The City is about 25 miles southwest of Downtown Detroit, Michigan. Gibraltar is bordered by the City of Trenton to the north and Brownstown Township to the west and south, while the Detroit River serves as the border to the east. Gibraltar is approximately 3.9 square miles in area. 

The latest
census (2010) figures set the population of the City of Gibraltar at 4,656. The most recent land use tabulation identified approximately 42.4% of total land area as residential, and a number of large tracts being used for Industrial, Landfill, and Institutional. 

Gibraltar also has a significant number of natural resources, including a network of more than five (5) miles of canals, wetlands and streams. The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge – Humbug Marsh is in the northern portion of the City and Lake Erie Metro Park is to the south. These two locations allow area residents the opportunity to interact with nature on a daily basis. 

The Detroit River shoreline includes marina facilities and single-family residential units. A series of canals bisect the City and its four islands, Hall, Edmund, Main and Horse, of residences. The mainland portion of the City is a mix of commercial space and residential units, including senior housing and apartment complexes.

Gibraltar Road - Ramp and Lane Closure

Starting on Monday February 6, 2017 there will be a single lane closure on both eastbound & westbound Gibraltar over I-75. This lane closure will last approximately 3 weeks. The Gibraltar deck will be receiving concrete patching and an epoxy overlay.

Starting on Friday February 10, 2017 the ramp from eastbound Gibraltar to northbound I-75 will close at 8:00 pm and reopen by Monday morning at 5:00 am. This closure is needed to install mesh panels on northbound I-75.

I-75 Under Gibraltar – Lane Closures

Starting on Monday February 6, 2017 there will be shoulder closures on both bounds of I-75. The shoulder closures will start in the median of I-75 and move to the outside shoulders afterward. These shoulder closures will last until February 25, 2017.

For two weekends there will be single and double lane closures on I-75 to install mesh panels on the underside of Gibraltar. The first weekend will be on northbound and the second will be on southbound. Single lane closures will be allowed during the day while double lane closures will be allowed at night. The dates and times are as follows:

  • Friday February 10, 8:00 pm – 5:00 am Saturday, double lane closure
  • Saturday February 11, 5:00 am – 8:00 pm, single lane closure
  • Saturday February 11, 8:00 pm – 5:00 am Sunday, double lane closure
  • Sunday February 12, 5:00 am – 5:00 am Monday, single lane closure
  • Friday February 17, 8:00 pm – 5:00 am Saturday, double lane closure
  • Saturday February 18, 5:00 am – 8:00 pm, Single lane closure
  • Saturday February 18, 8:00 pm – 5:00 am Sunday, double lane closure
  • Sunday February 19, 5:00 am – 5:00 am Monday, single lane closure

If you have any questions regarding the above lane closures, please reply back to this email or call the below phone number. Additionally, if you would like to be taken off of this email distribution list, please reply back to this email.

MDOT I-75 Feedback

2017 City Wide Garage Sale

2017 City Wide Garage Sale dates are Friday May 19th, Saturday May 20th, and Sunday May 21st.  In order to be placed on the participant map, please fill out the form below and return to City Hall by Friday, May 12th.

Garage Sale Registration Form

Rizzo Environmental Services

Effective September 1, 2016 the City of Gibraltar will have a new waste hauling contractor, Rizzo Environmental Services. This 3-year contract included new 96-gallon toters for all 1420 residents, which should have been delivered directly to your home on Saturday, August 27th. Please note that our City Ordinance states that any trash receptacle must be “placed behind the building line and out of general view”. In addition, any residents who currently have a large container from Steven’s Disposal may contact Rizzo, who has offered to purchase old cans for $50.00. Rizzo will also continue to pick-up your previous cans. Please reference the below link for further details regarding this change of service, and do not hesitate to contact our offices with questions.

More Information

Detroit River Water Levels

Check Detroit River Water Levels Here

Follow the link on the main page to the Gibraltar recording station link on the left