The mission of the County Engineer and Secondary Roads Department is to develop, construct, manage and maintain a safe and modern network of county roads and bridges, by being efficient, financially responsible and environmental stewards to the residents and visitors of Black Hawk County.
The Engineering Department Responsibilities:
Surveys, designs, inspects and administers roadway and bridge construction projects within the Secondary Roads & Farm to Market systems
Maintains a number of resources; including section corner ties, flood maps, flood studies, field books and aerial photography
Inspects the Counties bridges on a regular basis to assess their condition and safety
Issues various permits, including, driveway, utility and moving permits