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Mission Statement

The Coffey County Highway Department is charged with the responsibility to construct, maintain and operate the county road system and landfill operation as directed by the Coffey County Commission.

The Highway Department is to increase the overall quality and safety of the road system with minimum maintenance and construction cost in order to reduce dependence of the tax levy required for operation cost.

Review new methods of operation by researching and implementing new technology, reviewing current methods for providing the most efficient operations and service in the operations of the department.

To respond to all citizens request in a responsive and professional manner shall be the goal of every employee in the Highway Department. To adopt a good neighbor policy with our approach to work requested. Follow the golden rule "Treat people as we would like to be treated." We shall be accountable to the policies of the county, co-workers and citizens of the county for all work and actions requested in the operations of the department.

Webpage last updated:  2016-07-11 15:37:20

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