Road Construction & Maintenance

Responsibilities & Services


The Road Construction and Maintenance Section is responsible for the maintenance of roadways within the jurisdiction of unincorporated Shelby County. It also responds to emergencies affecting road transportation.
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Major duties of the section include:
  • Conducting field / land surveys for planning, constructing, and improving infrastructures
  • Conducting the planning and management of road construction
  • Constructing / maintaining approximately 300 miles of existing road shoulders annually
  • Improving and maintaining approximately 300 miles of roadside ditches annually
  • Managing approximately 800 linear miles of roads in unincorporated areas
  • Providing emergency response during inclement weather when road transportation is affected