Highway Department

Jim Olson - County Highway Engineer

Brian Shepard - Construction Manager

Jona Jacobson - Maintenance Superintendent

Highway Department News...
  • Highway Dept. Selling Shop Equipment via Online Auction

    The Becker County Highway department is selling a tire changer via the GovDeals online auction site. The auction ends Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Auction site...

  • Highway Dept. Selling Pickup on Sept. 22nd at Mid State Auto Auction

    A 1998 Chevrolet C/K 2500 will be sold on Friday, September 22, 2017 at Mid State Auto Auction in New York Mills, MN. The auction will be open to all public bidders. More info...

  • Road Closure - Tower Rd

    Due to sewer and watermain installation, the Tower Rd/County Rd 131/Stony Rd intersection will be closed. This work will result in no through traffic along Tower Road or any leg of this intersection. A detour will be posted. Tower Road motorists will need to access homes and businesses from the east (Richwood Road) or west (TH 59) as appropriate. Floyd Lake property owners should use Co. Rd 131 (from Richwood Road) or Brolin Beach Road (from TH 59). The closure is anticipated to last at least two weeks.

  • Construction Improvements to Take Place on County Highway 25

    According to the Becker County Highway Department, construction improvements will begin on Co. Hwy. 25 on August 14, 2017. Due to this construction, there will be road closure and a detour for part of the time. The expected completion date is the end of October. More info...

  • 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