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About the Department

The Road & Bridge Department provides direct tangible services to the public as well as support services to other departments. The department consists of several primary divisions:

  • Accounting / Administrative Support / Records
  • Engineering / Construction
  • Road Records / Survey Library
  • Landfill

Primary Services

  • Permits / authorizations for entrances, utilities, oversized loads, and other right of way accommodations along county roads
  • Maintenance of designated county roads - patching, mowing, surfacing, and snow / ice removal
  • Construction of county road and bridge projects
  • Operation of the county landfill and recycling programs
  • Connection permits and operation of rural sewer districts
  • Road records / right of way files
  • Survey records
  • Township guidance and support

Special Notices

Permits / permission is required for entrance / driveway construction, and utility construction - contact the Engineer's Office at 620-364-2441

Webpage last updated:  2016-07-11 15:51:57

Contact Information

Wayne Blackbourn P.E. & P.L.S. Department Head, County Engineer

Highway Department
County Engineer's Office
1510 S 6th St
Burlington, KS 66839

Telephone: 620-364-2441 or 800-947-2897

Fax: 620-364-8271

Hours: Mon - Fri, 7 am - 3:30 pm