Public Works


The Waseca County Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance and construction of 383 miles of road in Waseca County.


Maintenance responsibilities include items such as:

  • Crack sealing
  • Mowing of roadsides
  • Noxious weed control
  • Placing gravel
  • Pot hole patching
  • Seal coating
  • Signing
  • 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
  • Contract administration
  • Plan preparation
  • Right of way acquisition
  • Scheduling and programming of the five-year construction plan
  • Surveying

The Public Works 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.