Franklin County Engineer & Secondary Roads
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The County Engineer is responsible for all maintenance, repair, widening, resurfacing, reconstruction of pavements and bridges on the county highway system. This includes traffic control, safety, mowing and snow removal. In some cases, the County Engineer's responsibility also involves road access and oversize vehicles.
The Board of Supervisors is responsible for setting policy of which the county engineer must use his skills and expertise to responsibly implement and carry out. The County Engineer and Board of Supervisors must work together preparing an annual budget and five year program that identifies how the county will be spending its funding on the county roads.
There are four highway systems in the State of Iowa.
At the present time, the Franklin County secondary road system includes approximately
Located on the county roads are approximately 227 bridges or reinforced concrete box culverts and as many as 5,000 roadway pipe culverts.
Bridge Deck Overlay Project on C-47, 1.5 miles east of US 65
Engineer & Secondary Roads
PO Box 118
1341 Olive Ave.
Hampton, Iowa 50441
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday - Friday
John (Jay) Waddingham