Construction and maintenance on 350 miles of county roads, over 200 miles of which are paved construction (usually reconstruction or resurfacing)
Maintenance, which consists of snow removal; mowing and weed control; blading gravel roads; sealing, patching, and crack filling paved roads; and sign maintenance and replacement (including 9-1-1 addressing signs)
Preparing plans and specifications for work including:
Inspecting work of contractors
Performing quality control tests
Preparing and managing construction contracts
The department is also responsible for inspection of 200 bridges / large culverts under county and township roads and recommendation of replacement or rehab when needed. It is responsible for approving permits for all work by others in county highway rights of way and for approving oversize and overweight loads on county roads.
Parks & Other County Facilities
Involved in major remodeling activities at county buildings
Responsible for maintenance / improvements of four county parks and county fairgrounds
Responsible for maintenance, repair, and replacement of most county vehicles
The department is responsible for the operation and maintenance of TMT (Take Me There) Bus Service where $3.00 will get you anywhere in the county. Click here for more details.