Highway Department

Phone

(308) 874-2433

Address

PO Box 366
Chappell, NE 69129

Email

county.roads@deuelcounty.org

Links

Nebraska Department of Roads

Employment Application

Snow Removal Plan & Policies

Snow Removal Map

Permit Applications

ROW permit

Tony Armer

Highway Superintendent

Kelly Kopetzky

Highway Supervisor

Employment Application

Job Description

DEUEL COUNTY ONE & SIX PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Deuel County Board of Commissioners proposes to hold a Public Hearing on April 6th at 9:30 P.M. MST in the Deuel County Courthouse, Chappell, Nebraska, to consider the adoption of a long-ranged plan for a One- and Six-Year Road and highway improvement program for the County of Deuel.  Any interested persons are invited to attend this public hearing.

 

To all Deuel County landowners and tenants:

Roadway and intersection visibility is important for the safety of the motoring public. It is illegal to plant crops, including corn, within County rights-of-way. It is prohibited by Nebraska State Statute ยง39-301 and violators are subject to prosecution. Immediate action by landowners and tenants to clear any obstructions is necessary or the County may remove the obstruction and recover the costs from the responsible party.

BY ORDER OF THE DEUEL COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RESPONSIBILTIES OF THE DEUEL COUNTY HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

The primary responsibility of the Deuel County Highway Department is the safety of the traveling public by maintaining roads and bridges. Other responsibilities include signing, graveling, mowing, paving, drainage, snow removal, bridge inspections, and culvert repair/replacement.  The Highway Superintendent works with 8 employees in 4 grading districts.

Deuel County has a total of 537.56 miles of county roads to maintain. This is made up of 61.54 miles of minimum maintenance, 450.27 miles graveled surface, and 25.75 miles asphalt.

It is also the responsibility of the Deuel County Highway Department to prepare the annual report, annual budget, one- and six-year road plan and report directly to the County Commissioners.

The following permits may be obtained from the Deuel County Highway Department:

  • Haul Road Agreement
  • Driveway Agreement
  • Utility Permit (for placing utilities in R.O.W.)