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Road Department


126 South Clark St. · Lower Level
Forest City, IA 50436
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Contact Information

641-585-2891 (Fax)
[email protected]


Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
District Shops
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday
6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Holiday Closures

Our Team

Scott T. Meinders
P.E. County Engineer
Ethan Schutter
Maintenance Superintendent
Rachel Kurtzleben
Administrative Assistant
Eric Hythecker
Engineering Technician

Road Department

The Road Department is responsible for the planning, design, and supervision of all construction and maintenance work performed on the secondary road system.

Winnebago County Road Department logoWinnebago County’s secondary road system includes 565 miles of gravel roads and 148 miles of paved roads. The County Engineer is also responsible for permitting new driveways, utility installations, and oversized loads traveling on county roads.

Maintenance Shops

The Road Department, under the supervision of the County Engineer, is responsible for the general maintenance of all county roads, bridges, culverts, and traffic signs. The Secondary Road Department also handles snow and ice control, equipment maintenance, and repair.

Mechanic Shop – Thompson

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11692 Hwy 9
Thompson, IA 50478


  • Aaron Henderson
  • Neil Sather

Maintenance Shop – Thompson

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177 1st Ave. W.
Thompson, IA 50478


  • Tyler Runneberg
  • Zach Steffensen

Maintenance Shop – Lake Mills

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46005 220th Ave.
Lake Mills, IA 50450


  • Mike Hengesteg
  • Andy Gudmonson
  • Marcus Jensen
  • Logan McCormick
  • Josh Thompson

Maintenance Shop – Forest City

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135 S. Central St.
Forest City, IA 50436


  • Doug Bolinger
  • Brandon Heimer
  • Tim Osmundson
  • Shane Rockow
  • Jeff Thompson

Maintenance Shop – Buffalo Center

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43132 20th Ave.
Buffalo Center, IA 50424


  • Adam Kline
  • Ross Koppen
  • Larry Lawson
  • Bruce Matson
  • Brent Swenson

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