Highway

The Highway Department strives to serve the public by providing a transportation system and services that emphasize quality, safety, cost effectiveness, economic vitality, and sensitivity to the environment. The duties of this department include:
  • Contract administration
  • Fiscal programming and cost accounting
  • Highway traffic safety
  • Maintenance of highway, rights of way, county parks, and bridge
  • Management of the county motor pool
  • Materials design and testing
  • Planning and design
  • Property acquisition
  • Public transportation planning
  • Snow removal

SNOW REMOVAL TIPS

Minnesota Statute 160.27 prohibits the plowing, blowing, shoveling or otherwise placing of snow from sidewalks, driveways and parking lots onto public roadways, which can include the ditch and right-of-way in certain situations.  The public is cautioned that violations are misdemeanors and civil liability can extend to both the property owner and the person or company who placed the snow improperly.

  1. Freeborn County  411 Broadway S., Albert Lea, MN 56007            Phone: 507-377-5299 

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