Highway

Responsibilities of the Highway Department

  • 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



2017 Five Year Road and Bridge Plan PDF
2018 Proposed 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