Highway Department

Jim Olson - County Highway Engineer

Brian Shepard - Construction Manager

Jona Jacobson - Maintenance Superintendent

Highway Department News...
  • Detours on Hwy 59 South of Detroit Lakes Begin August 6

    Resurfacing project for Highway 59 begins on August 6, 2018. The project covers the highway from Willow St. in Detroit Lakes to just south of the Otter Tail county line. There will be detours and lane closures during this project. News release...  |  Detour map...

  • County Highway 58 Construction Improvements Project

    Construction improvements for County Highway 58 begin on July 9, 2018. The project limits are from Co Hwy 37 to Co Hwy 44. Due to this construction, the roadway will be closed to through traffic. News release...

  • 2nd St Bridge Replacement Project in the City of Lake Park

    The Lake Park 2nd St. bridge replacement project begins March 1, 2018. The bridge will be replaced one half at a time. The project is expected to be completed and fully open to traffic by late September 2018. News release...

  • Highway Dept Employee Recognized for Placement in State Snow Plow Competition

    Highway Department employee Mike Bellanger was recoginzed by the County Commissioners for his placement in the State Snow Plow Competition. Congratulations Mike! Photo...

  • Highway Department Annual Report Available

    A detailed annual report highlighting the activities, programs, and budget of the Becker County Highway Department for the year ending 12/31/2016 is now available online. Annual Report...

Mission Statement:

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 construction improvements.

Becker County Highway Building