The transportation construction department is responsible for the operation and construction of the County transportation and bridge network. The departments objective is to provide transportation infrastructure which is maintained and constructed to applicable standards, ensuring safe road conditions through efficient cost effective maintenance operations and a long term planned program of road and bridge reconstruction and rehabilitation.
Transportation Maintenance and Operations
The transportation maintenance department is responsible for the summer and winter maintenance of the county road system with operations based out of 6 works garages located throughout the County. This includes pavement repairs and patching, shoulder grading and resurfacing, road sweeping, curb and gutter repair and snow removal.
The Traffic Engineering Section is responsible for numerous traffic operational issues. These traffic and safety studies are designed to improve safety and efficiency of the County Road System.
These traffic studies deal with such issues as:
- Regulatory signs, warning signs and pavement markings
- Traffic control device warrants for:
- Speed limit studies
- Average Annual Traffic Counts
- Collision statistics
Transportation & Engineering Department
Phone: (705)735-6901 OR (800)263-3199
Hours of Operation: 8:30 to 4:30 Monday to Friday