POCAHONTAS COUNTY ENGINEER & SECONDARY ROADS

ENGINEER:
  Jack Moellering

ASST TO THE ENGINEER/DRAINAGE CLERK:
  Gary Atherton

OFFICE MANAGER:
  Robin Moore

MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENT:
  John Runneberg

SHOP FOREMAN:
  Kelvin Aljets

SIGN TECHNICIAN:
  Jonathon Williams

MECHANICS:
  Michael Shiflett
  Mike Crosgrove

EQUIPMENT OPERATORS:
  Jeff Ferguson
  Jeremy Smith
  Nick Dirks
  Scott Reeves
  Tony Krips

PATROL OPERATORS:
  Fonda - Jeremiah Stauter
  Havelock - Joe Smith
  Laurens - Cory Bailey
  Palmer - Chris Crotty
  Plover - Randall Lauderback
  Pocahontas - Steven Frerk
  Rolfe - Jim Frerk
  Varina - Chris Archer

TRUCK DRIVERS:
  Fonda - Logan Nehman
  Laurens - Tom Domek
  Palmer - Brian Gronewold
  Rolfe - Cody Soukup

About the Department

Department Duties
  • Surveying and planning of all road, drainage, culvert and bridge construction and maintenance
  • Certifies that all improvement projects are completed in accordance with approved specifications and meet all safety standards
  • Provides reports and proposals to the Board of Supervisors and Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) on the status of infrastructure improvement and maintenance projects
  • Approves bills drawn on road funds and reports on the distribution of state and federal funds the Iowa DOT
  • Supervises the maintenance of the secondary road system.

Pocahontas County has over 1,000 miles of roadways (about 200 paved) in its secondary road system. Among those are over 300 miles of paved and gravel Farm-to-Market roads, which ensure quick delivery of Pocahontas County crops during harvest as well as serve as quick travel conduits for residents and travelers year round.

Among the many maintenance duties, secondary road personnel brave the elements to remove snow during winter months, remove of debris and obstructions, and ensure signage and road markings are of adequate condition and placement to ensure public safety.

Section Corners & Drainage Tile Maps

You can now view section corner certificates and drainage tiles map on Beacon.