Road and Bridge Department
The Paved and Unpaved Road Maintenance Division is responsible for the repair, maintenance, and reconstruction of the county’s road network, including 91.47 miles of paved roads, 132.6 miles of unpaved roads, and 37 bridge structures. Proper maintenance of this infrastructure includes:
- Aquatic vegetation control on retention ponds, canals, and drainage ditches
- Guardrail maintenance
- Pavement repair
- Repair and replacement of roadside drainage structures
- Shoulder rehabilitation
- Tree trimming
This Division also installs and maintains all regulatory signage, in accordance with the guidelines stipulated in the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
The Division also plays an important role in the coordination and completion of the clean-up process during and after natural disasters, which also includes extensive reporting to FEMA
for reimbursement purposes. Staff is also responsible for administering and tracking grants related to the construction and maintenance of county roads.