The County Engineer (Secondary Roads Department) is responsible for construction and maintenance of the Secondary Road System in Jackson County.

  Jackson County, Iowa - Engineer (Secondary Roads)

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The County Engineer (Secondary Roads Department) is responsible for construction and maintenance of the Secondary Road System in Jackson County. Jackson County’s road system has 841 miles of roadway. This includes 188 miles of paved roads; 609 miles of gravel roads, 6 miles of seal coated roads and 38 miles of dirt roads. The system also includes 225 bridges and large culverts.

Engineering Duties include:

Design, construction, inspection and contract administration of Jackson County Secondary Road system road and bridge projects,

Department operating budget and construction program development,

Department personnel administration,

Accounting functions for Secondary roads,

Response to petitions, requests, or concerns regarding roadway condition and drainage, temporary road closures, and obstructions in the right of way,

Assigning all rural addresses

Subdivision roadway review and approval,

Entrance permit review and approval,

Permitting of utility or other work within the county road right of way,

Oversize/overweight vehicle permit issuance for county roads,

Section corner information, aerial photo information and bench mark information is available for public viewing,

Right-of-way information on Jackson County roads and construction projects,

Permits for dust control on county roads.

Mark right-of-way for new fence locations.

Maintenance Duties include:

Surface repairs and maintenance – this would include rocking the County’s gravel roads, patching paved roads, pothole repairs, shoulder rocking, mowing shoulders and brush cutting,

County bridge and culvert repairs,

Ditch cleaning in order to allow proper drainage,

Snow removal on county roads,

Roadway sign installation and maintenance (911 signs are installed by the Engineers Office and paid for by the 911 office).

Address of Engineers office:
Jackson County Courthouse
201 West Platt Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060

Hours Office is open:
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Phone Number:
(563) 652-4782

FAX Number:
(563) 652-4244

County Engineer:
Clark Schloz, P.E.

Employees in
Engineers Office:

Assistant to the Engineer
Mike Clausing

Office Manager
Stacy Agnitsch

Road Superintendent
Roger Mueller

Engineers Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the Engineers Office

Map of 5 Year Road Program

5 Year Road Program

Engineers Links
Iowa County
Engineers Association

Winter Road Conditions

Iowa DOT Travel Information Service

Other Related Links:
Iowa Department
of Transportation

Iowa One Call
(call before you dig)

State Permit Application Form


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