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Job Opening: Assistant Engineer

September 28, 2020 – NOTICE

From:   Sam Muntean
Lac qui Parle County Highway Engineer


Lac qui Parle County Highway Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Engineer.  This position is to provide professional field and office civil engineering work, and supervise and coordinate county highway technical staff and operations.  Duties include, but are not limited to: supervising inspection duties; reviewing plans and sketches; negotiate right-of-way and easement purchases; operating instruments; and performing additional tasks as assigned by the Engineer.

Minimum qualifications include a high school education, and Associate’s Degree in Civil Engineering Technology with a minimum of eight years of experience in engineering, design, surveying or related in this field; or Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and has passed the EIT test. 

Base Salary ranges from $26.79 to $35.62 per hour based on experience and education, with benefits including insurance, cafeteria plan, and a retirement plan.

Application and Position Description may be obtained in person at:

Lac qui Parle County Highway Department
422 5th Avenue
Madison, Minnesota 56256

Or by telephone request: Phone (320) 598-3878

Or by email request: sam.muntean@lqpco.com

Or on the web site at: http://www.lqpco.com and select jobs at the top of the page.

County application forms are required.  Resumes will not be accepted as substitutes but may be submitted in addition to the application form.

Application deadline:  October 23, 2020.

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Highway 40 speed limit to increase to 60 mph

WILLMAR, Minn. – The speed limit on Highway 40 from the South Dakota border to the north Jct of Hwy 119 will increase from 55 mph to 60 mph.  Installation of new speed limit signs are scheduled, weather permitting, for the week of March 13, 2017.  Speed limits in Marietta and Madison will not change.  The increased speed limit change applies only to the area listed above.  All other posted speed limits will remain the same.

For updated road condition information, call 511 or visit www.511mn.org.

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Lac qui Parle County Spring Load Restrictions – Highway Dept


DATE: February 14, 2017
CONTACT: Sam Muntean

Lac qui Parle County Spring Load Restrictions

Lac qui Parle County seasonal load restrictions will start Friday, February 17, 2017, at 12:01 a.m.  All county paved roadways are 10 ton per axle unless posted otherwise, and county and township gravel roads will be restricted to 5 ton per axle.

2017 County Spring Load Restriction Map and information on the State load restrictions may be viewed on the county web page under Spring Road Restriction/Road Posting at


The ending dates for Spring Load Restrictions are based on how weather is affecting roadway strength.  Therefore, the ending dates for Spring Load Restrictions are variable.

Email: sam.muntean@lqpco.com
Phone: 320-598-3878
Fax:     320-598-3020


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LqP unveils new website

Lac qui Parle County is pleased to unveil our new website. We hope that the new site will be easier for folks to use and fund what they need. We ahve updated out information, added quick links on each page to answer our most popular questions and added a search function…