Highway

Responsibilities of the Highway Department<

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  • Supervising maintenance and construction on all county roads and bridges
  • Purchasing and maintaining equipment

ROAD CLOSURE



BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION 5.8 MILES and 6.5 MILES NORTH OF BRUCE, SD



Brookings SD, November 7, 2016:

The above referenced project is scheduled to start Monday, November 14, 2016. Work entails replacement of 2 bridges on County Road 7 north of Bruce. The roadway will be closed to through traffic during structure replacement with a detour provided. Detour route and project location can be viewed at the link below. The project will continue to progress through the winter with a completion sometime next spring.

Detour Route & Project Location Map


Brookings County Highway Department

Richard Birk
Highway Superintendent

Bridges & Roads



Brookings County Highway Department maintains 220 bridges. One hundred and sixty three structures have a span length greater than 20 feet and 34 are box culverts. The department also maintains 394 miles of county roads (133 miles of gravel roads and 261 miles of hard-surface roads).

Highway Department Forms & Applications

Brookings County Five-Year Road and Bridge Plan



can be viewed at: Five Year Road and Bridge Plan PDF

Brookings County Master Transportation Plan



can be viewed at: Brookings County Master Transportation Plan


To view

Current Calls for Bids

from the Highway Department,view Call for Bids