Engineer

Our Mission


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.
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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
  • Acquires right-of-way
  • Develops a 5-year plan

The Maintenance Department Responsibilities:

  • Road grading
  • Replacing rock
  • Snow removal
  • Seal coating
  • Traffic signing
  • Roadside vegetation management
  • Ditch cleaning
  • Bridge and culvert construction and repairs
  1. 10 Ton Embargo on Miller Creek Rd from 400 ft west of Hwy 218 to Cotter Rd

    10 Ton Embargo on Miller Creek Rd from 400 ft west of Hwy 218 to Cotter Rd
  2. 10 Ton Embargo on Jepsen Rd between 1st St. and Westbrook Rd.

    10 Ton Embargo on Jepsen Rd between 1st St. and Westbrook Rd.
  3. 10 Ton Embargo on Watters Rd between Hwy 58 and Platt Rd

    10 Ton Embargo on Watters Rd between Hwy 58 and Platt Rd
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