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

NOTICE:   Fall Weed Spraying to Begin


Fall Weed Spraying on Freeborn County roads will begin in early October.  No spraying will be done in ditches adjacent to farmsteads.  Owners who wish spraying deleted from other areas along their land should notify the County Engineer’s Office at 3300 Bridge Ave (CSAH 22 north of Hy-Vee) prior to September 30, 2016.  The owner will be given special lath to mark the ends of the area not being sprayed and also will be required to sign an agreement to provide satisfactory weed control on that area.


Sue Miller, Freeborn County Engineer

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

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