Washington County, in partnership with the City of Forest Lake, is exploring pedestrian and safety improvements along County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 32 between I-35 and Trunk Highway 61. Read on...
The Washington County Transportation Department maintains 226 miles of County State Aid Highways (CSAH) and 59 miles of County Roads.
It consists of the following five sections shown in the tabbed menu below.
- Plan, design, and inspect highway construction and improvement projects
- Perform annual bridge safety inspections
- Maintain the County's pavement management system
- Vehicle maintenance on all vehicles within the department, including single- and tandem-axle trucks, graders, dozers, loaders, tractors, heavy and light-duty pick-ups, cars, and trailers
- Vehicle maintenance on all county vehicles, including all vehicles within the Sheriff’s Office
- Maintenance on all equipment used within the department, including mowers, chainsaws, and hydraulic equipment
Provide transportation planning and engineering expertise for alternative modes of transportation, including commuter rail and light rail transit.
More information is available on the Regional Railroad Authority page.
- Year-round maintenance on the county’s 274-mile highway system
- Clear snow and ice from roadways
- Pave and patch roadways
- Re-grade gravel shoulders
- Repair and replace culverts and storm sewers
- Repair damaged guardrail
- Control weeds and mow within the county right of way
More information is available on the Road Maintenance page.
- Design, operate, and maintain the county’s traffic signal system, highway signing, pavement striping, and messages
- Perform traffic studies and accident analysis
- Permit all work within County right of way
More information is available on the Traffic page.