The Waseca County Highway Department is responsible for the maintenance and construction of 383 miles of road in Waseca County.
Maintenance responsibilities include items such as:
Mowing of roadsides
Noxious weed control
Pot hole patching
Snow and ice control in the winter
The maintenance crew consists of the road foreman, shop mechanic, sign man, and 10 highway maintenance workers responsible for operating the trucks and heavy equipment.
Engineering & Construction
Engineering and construction responsibilities include items such as:
Construction supervision for both road and bridge construction
Right of way acquisition
Scheduling and programming of the five-year construction plan
The Highway Department is also responsible for the inspection of 81 county and township bridges. The Highway crew consists of the county engineer, assistant county engineer and two engineering technicians.