Friday, April 03, 2020

Pavement Division:

Supt: Larry Whitham       Manager: Mike Smock     Foreman: Dale Struble

Division responsibilities:

  • Paved road reconstruction
  • Repairs
    • Potholing
    • Patching
    • Spot overlaying
    • Sealing
  • Special projects
  • Assist elsewhere as assigned

Additional work:

  • Report permanent sign installation problems
  • Work zone signing
  • Culvert-ditch-channel cleaning
  • Enabling drainage (get storm water off road right-of-way)
  • Right-of-way burning
  • Brush removal (right-of-way mowable from fence to fence)
  • Assist with snow and ice removal
  • Assist with hazardous and emergency conditions

Pavement Maintenance:

The intent is to provide a safe road at the design speed and protect the investment in pavement already in place. Economic justification of repairs is necessary. Manager will review all pavement roads approximately once per week minimum. This department handles about 172 miles of paved roads