The Engineer’s Office is
responsible for the planning, design and supervision of all construction and
maintenance work on the secondary road system. The County’s road system includes
910 miles of roads. Of that total 104 miles are paved. There are 245 bridges on
the county road system.
The secondary road department is responsible for the general
maintenance of all the county roads, bridges and culverts. This includes
installing of traffic signs, maintaining road surfaces, vegetation control in
the road right of way and winter snow and ice control.
department operates on an approximate annual budget of $3,500,000. The revenue
is received from:
and sales tax (16.4%)
road use tax (51.6%)
balance and minor fees (24.4%)