Public Works


The purpose of the Road and Bridge Department is to provide a smooth, comfortable, expeditious, and safe ride for the public; to reduce such user costs as fuel, repairs, accidents, and travel time; to utilize labor, equipment, and material efficiently; and to ensure that pavement lasts as long as it should, thereby reducing future costs for rehabilitation and reconstruction.

Current Duties

Currently the Road and Bridge department maintains
  • 106 bridges (with 57 bridges over 20 feet in length), and approximately 849 miles of road eligible for HUTF, Highway Users Tax Fund (160 miles of paved roads and 689 miles of graveled roads)Routt County Road Fleet