Secondary Road Department

Core Functions

The Linn County Secondary Road Department maintains 1,147 miles of roads and 259 bridges. Approximately 378 miles (32 percent) of the road system is hard surfaced (asphalt, concrete or seal coat) and the remaining is rock surfaced.

Local Option Sales Tax

Since 2010, the Linn County Secondary Road Department has received more than $36 million in local option sales tax revenue. These funds have accelerated Linn County’s 5-year construction program by paving 106 miles of roads (30 percent of the paved system), three bridge projects, and three culvert replacement projects. The majority (94 miles) of the paving projects were concrete overlays.

Learn more about the Local Options Sales Tax Referendum.

  1. Linn County Ready for Winter Weather

    The Linn County Secondary Road Department is prepared for the 2021-22 winter season. Part of preparation is sharing information with residents about the Secondary Road Department’s hours of operation, snow routes, and snow and ice ordinance and policy. Read on...
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