The Waseca County Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance and construction of 395 miles of road in Waseca County.
Maintenance responsibilities include items such as:
Culvert repair and replacement
Mowing of roadsides
Noxious weed control
Placing gravel and blading gravel roads
Pot hole patching
Snow and ice control in the winter
The maintenance crew consists of the maintenance supervisor, shop foreman, sign technician, 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 Public Works Department is also responsible for the inspection of 96 county and township bridges. The Highway crew consists of the county engineer, engineering supervisor and two engineering technicians.