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Jim Olson - County Highway Engineer
Brian Shepard - Construction Manager
Jona Jacobson - Maintenance Superintendent
Highway Department News...
The Becker County Highway Department would like to remind drivers of some winter travel safety items and also provide guidance with regard to plowing snow from roadways. For more information, see the press release (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 City of Detroit Lakes and Becker County are working together on a street and utility reconstruction project impacting South Washington Ave and some of the adjacent streets. For more information, please see the latest construction notice (PDF).
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