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Public Works

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1801 Highway 12 E, Willmar, MN  56201

(320) 235-3266 Fax: (320) 235-0055

Email: highway@kcmn.us

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OFFICE
Monday - Friday
Summer:  7:00 - 3:30
Winter:  7:30 - 4:00

Engineer Hours
Monday - Friday
Year Round:  7:00 - 3:30 

Maintenance Dept. Hours
Summer:  Monday - Thursday 6:30 - 5:00
Winter:  Monday - Friday 7:00 - 3:30

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 Melvin Odens
County Engineer/Public Works Director

(320) 235-3266 ext, #4105 Fax: (320) 235-0055
Email:  
mel.odens@kcmn.us


Lois Engelby
Executive Secretary

(320) 235-3266 ext, #4103 Fax: (320) 235-0055

E-mail: highway@kcmn.us

 

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The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department is responsible for the construction & maintenance of 650 miles of highway, 70 bridges, and 6 county parks.   Some specific duties within the Department include the following:
 

  • 5-year planning of road and bridge projects
  • Planning, surveying, designing, constructing and inspecting of all road and bridge projects
  • Administration of construction contracts and maintenance projects
  • Conducting annual safety inspections of 70 county bridges and 52 township bridges
  • Providing county road maintenance, including ice and snow removal, on 453 miles of paved roads and 197 miles of gravel roads
  • Mowing and maintenance of county road ditches
  • Maintaining the County's pavement and sign management system
  • Assisting townships with surveying, designing, constructing, and administration of various projects
  • Assisting townships with ice and snow removal