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The Engineer's Department is in charge of construction and maintenance for all of the Secondary Road System in Appanoose County . This includes all roads and bridges not located within the city limits of any town except Farm to Market (FM) extensions through cities with population less than 500, or highways on the Primary Road System which include IA 5, IA 2, and IA 202. Appanoose County's Secondary Road Department is responsible for 765+ total miles which include 115+ miles of paved or hard surfaced roads and the remaining being either granular or dirt surfaced. On those roadways Appanoose County maintains 192 bridges that are inspected according to the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) every 2 years and 20 structures legally called culverts which are less than 20 feet in span length.

The Secondary Road Department is divided into two divisions, Engineering and Maintenance. The County Engineer , who is appointed by the Board of Supervisors, is in charge of both divisions. The Code of Iowa requires the County Engineer to be a Registered Professional Engineer licensed in Iowa.

Appanoose County Engineer
1200 Hwy 2 West
Centerville , IA 52544
Phone: 641.856.6193
Cell Phone: 641.895.8855
FAX: 641.437.4665

Normal business hours are from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM , Monday through Friday
Summer business hours are from 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Thursday

<-*-Meet the Engineering Staff-*->
<-*-Meet the Maintenance Staff-*->

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