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
Assigning all rural addresses
Conduct Engineering studies including speed studies, road vacations, and
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
Permits for dust control on county roads.
Mark right-of-way for new fence locations.
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,
House and Farm entrance rocking within the County right-of-way,
County bridge and culvert repairs,
Ditch cleaning in order to allow proper drainage,
Entrance maintenance for existing driveways or extensions on existing
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.
Clark Schloz, P.E.
Assistant to the Engineer
used in the Engineers Office
Winter Road Conditions
Iowa DOT Travel
Other Related Links:
Iowa One Call
(call before you dig)