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Howard County Iowa - Engineer & Secondary Roads


Roads & Construction

Howard County, Iowa Engineer


The County Engineer must be a licensed professional civil engineer, and is under the direction of the Board of Supervisors, and is responsible for the Secondary Roads Department.

The County Engineer’s Office and main shop is located in Cresco, near the fairgrounds. Other maintenance shops are located in Elma, Lime Springs, Riceville, and Schley. The Secondary Roads Dept is charged with performing efficiently and economically all construction and maintenance work on the secondary road system.We currently employ 23 maintenance employees that include: Mechanics, Patrol Operators, Truck Drivers, Sign Men, and Laborers. All maintenance employee’s are required to carry a CDL and must be well versed in heavy equipment operations.The Board of Supervisors establishes policy and the County Engineer executes this policy.

Duties and responsibilities of Howard County Engineer.

Construction
Administration
Maintenance
Snow Removal

Howard County Engineer's Contact 

Howard Engineer's Office

114 7th Street West
Cresco IA 52136

Monday - Friday 8:00am -  4:30pm
Phone Number: (563) 547-2620
Fax Number:  (563) 547-2576

County Engineer: Nick Rissman, P.E
Assistant to the Engineer: Jeffrey Freidhof
Road Foreman: Jeff Hrdlicka

Office Manager - Carrie Lopez

Field Assistant - Andrew Lensing

Frequently Used Information and Links from the Engineers office

The County Engineer’s Office and main shop is located in Cresco, near the fairgrounds.

Other maintenance shops are located in Elma, Lime Springs, Riceville, & Schley

Office Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

 Documents and Forms used in the Engineers Office