Highway Department Services

Highway Department

The Highway Department is responsible for the maintenance of county roads as well as the construction of new roads or bridges.  Additionally, items such as moving permits, utility permits and right of way information can be obtained in this office.  You may contact the County Engineer regarding any road issue at 507-765-3854.

Construction Division

The Highway Department's Construction division handles all new road and bridge construction.  They also do all county and township bridge inspections and make recommendations for reconstruction.  During a county road project, all landowner easements are handled in this department.  Construction staff can be reached at 507-765-3854.

Maintenance Division

The Highway Department's Maintenance division handles all county road system maintenance.  This includes (but is not limited to) snow plowing, road grading, road rocking, removing road obstructions (ex: trees), ditch mowing and blacktop patching.  Please contact the County Maintenance Supervisor with any maintenance issue at 507-765-3854.

Announcements

Attention Construction Contractors

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be accepted by the County Engineer, at the Fillmore County Highway Department, Preston, MN until 1:30 p.m. on the 1st day of June, 2020, for the following project:

SAP 023-605-038: New Bridge 23601 on grade with approach grading, located on CSAH 5, 3.3 miles NE of Jct. of CSAH 4, 3.8 miles SW of Chatfield, MN.

Plan and proposal price is $50.00 picked up, and $55.00 if sent by US mail.

Highway Department Lobby Closed

Due to the COVID19 emergency declaration, the Fillmore County Highway Department lobby is closed until futher notice.  Currently we are still working and providing services via telephone and email.  If there is something needing to be handled in person, please contact us and we will set up a one-on-one appointment.  However, we would strongly encourage people to handle business via telephone, email and mail.  

Telephone:  507-765-3854

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