The Highway Department’s main function is to maintain 880 miles of surface treatment, hot mix paved roads, and bridges to ensure the safety of the traveling public. They also maintain the County's government vehicles and manage the Traffic Shop and Stockroom.
Some specific tasks include: maintaining county roadways and right-of-ways (i.e. mowing, ditching, and paving), removing ice and snow from roadways during emergency conditions, removing fallen trees and dead animals from roadways, installing and maintaining all traffic control devices
(including street signs), maintaining and applying stripes to county roads, maintaining county vehicles for all departments, providing wrecker service for immobilized county
vehicles, and repairing damaged county vehicles (i.e. body work, etc.)
Utility Application / Road Cut Permit (Online Form)