About the Department

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The primary operations of the Highway Department are centered at 211 E. Center Street in Juneau with outlying shops located at the following addresses:

850 Mallard Drive, Mayville
404 N. Main Street, Reeseville
271 W. Lehman, Neosho
N8856 County Road A, Beaver Dam
The Highway Department maintains 540.57 miles (1,081.14 lane miles) of county trunk highways and 227.65 miles (544.13 lane miles) of state trunk and U.S. highways, and plows approximately 114 miles (228 lane miles) of town roads within Dodge County. The Highway Department is reimbursed for all work performed on roads other than county trunk highways.

The policy-making body for the Highway Department is the Highway Committee. The Committee consists of five County Board Members elected for a two-year term by the County Board of Supervisors. The powers and duties of the Highway Committee are defined by Section 83.015 of the Wisconsin Statutes.

The administration and implementation of the departmental policies is the responsibility of the Highway Commissioner with assistance from the administrative staff. The Highway Commissioner reports to the County Administrator and is also charged with certain duties as directed by Wisconsin Statutes Section 83.01.

The Highway Department also has the responsibility for the administration and maintenance of the Dodge County Airport.