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Jim Olson - County Highway Engineer
Brian Shepard - Construction Manager
Jona Jacobson - Maintenance Superintendent
Highway Department News...
2022 Seasonal Road Restrictions will go into effect on all Becker County Highways at 12:01 AM Monday, March 21, 2022. The roads will be patrolled and load limits enforced. These restrictions will remain in effect until conditions improve and the signs are removed, approximately mid to late May. News Release (PDF). Road Restrictions Map (PDF).
Becker County is soliciting a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for a Licensed Broker/Realtor from qualified firms to perform a market analysis and advise the Board on the future sale of County Highway Department Facilities. Responses are due by 3/4/22. Notice (PDF). RFQ (PDF).
The public is invited to do a 'virtual drive through' of what the West Lake Drive project would look like upon completion. For a video link and other materials, please refer to the City of Detroit Lakes West Lake Drive web page.
The Becker County Board of Commissioners approved an honorary road designation of CSAH 26 at their August 6, 2019 meeting. An 8.5 mile stretch of CSAH 26 in Becker County between Ponsford and State Hwy 34 will receive an honorary designation in memory of Seabee Force Master Chief James D. Fairbanks, who grew up on the White Earth Reservation in the Village of Ponsford. News release (PDF) | Map (PDF).
It is the Mission of the Becker County Highway Department to provide the safest highway system possible for the
residents and visitors of the County by providing efficient and timely maintenance services and continued cost effective