The Lac qui Parle County Highway Department is responsible for construction and maintenance/clearing of the county roads and bridges, including project scheduling, surveys, design, right-of-way acquisition and contract administration. The department strives for high-quality and well-maintained travel infrastructure across the county. 

Roles & Responsibilities

The County Highway Department is responsible for completing a bridge safety inspection of all bridges on or over public roadways, except those bridges on or over State highways or with communities with a population over 5,000. Inspections are completed either annually or biannually. Routine County Highway maintenance includes snow removal, surface repair, signing, bridge repairs and roadside maintenance. Budgeting and accounting of all construction and maintenance is accomplished and reported annually.

Department Leadership

Sam Muntean, Highway Engineer
Chris Pauly, Assistant Engineer
Linda Moe, Accountant
Mike Cleveland, Maintenance Supervisor

Local Shops

The county features five highway shops that store various equipment and vehicles for quick deployment, treatment, and maintenance of local routes. These shops may or may not be staffed during regular business hours:

  • Bellingham Shop
  • Dawson Shop
  • Lac qui Parle Village Shop
  • Madison Shop
  • Marietta Shop

  1. Physical Address
    422 5th Avenue
    Annex Bldg (West Door)
    Madison, MN

    Mailing Address
    422 5th Avenue
    Suite 301
    Madison, MN 56256

    Fax: 320-598-3020

    Summer (May-Sep): 
    7:30a - 4:30p (Mon-Thu)

    Winter (Oct-Apr): 
    8:00a - 4:30p (Mon-Thu)
    8:00a - 11:00a (Friday)