The highway department
is responsible for providing safe roads for the citizens of
The department has
section has a staff of three individuals and is responsible for
engineering design and construction inspection of highway and
bridge projects. For information regarding current projects,
please call 831-1389.
section consists of thirteen individuals and provides routine
maintenance services to the highways and bridges of the county.
These maintenance operations are divided into five maintenance
areas which contain a total of five garages.
section has three individuals, including the shop foreman, and is
responsible for the departmentís equipment.
administration section is comprised of two persons, including the
county engineer and the accountant.
department maintains approximately 415 miles of roads in
Cottonwood County. The road system consists of 319 miles of
County State Aid Highways and 96 miles of county roads.
The department is
based out of Windom and also has four shops in other areas.
shop in Westbrook has three maintenance workers and assists in
serving the northwest part of the county.
The shop in Storden has two maintenance workers.
The Jeffers area is served by two maintenance workers.
Mountain Lake there are two maintenance workers.