The Engineering and Road and Bridge Department manages and maintains the structural and functional needs of county infrastructure, including roads, bridges, and drainage structures. Develops and oversees the planning and implementation of the multi-year Capital Road Plan. Collaborates with the Assets Division regarding the capital maintenance plan and other asset's capital needs and permits.
Responsibilities include the efficient planning, design, construction, and maintenance of roads, bridges, and traffic control devices on the county highway system. The department provides for the overall management, direction, coordination, and budgeting for approximately 254 miles of county roadways.
The department seeks and implements federal and state funding assistance for eligible projects and pursues cooperative projects with other governmental units. Partnering with contractors, utility companies, other governmental units and other project participants to ensure an efficient construction schedule.