The Lewis County Highway Department is a full service facility equipped with a business office, a vehicle maintenance garage, sign shop, paving, and construction equipment. The Highway Department has a wide range of responsibilities including mowing all county right-of-way, snow and debris removal, bridge and road construction, striping, cold patch, tile installation, grading roadside & bank stabilization thru NRCS and FEMA disaster recovery efforts.
The public is encouraged to report any unsafe conditions observed on the county roads.
Downed trees, damaged pavement, bridges, guard rails, road obstructions, debris, missing signs, etc., should be reported as soon as possible.
Road hazards on County Maintained Roads may be reported to the Lewis County Highway Department during normal business hours. Hazards may be reported after hours by calling 911 and notifying the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The Lewis County Highway Department maintains on-call personnel to fix these problems and return the roads to a safe condition as soon as possible.
|Highway Commissioner||Joyce Holt|
|Assistant Highway Supervisor||Pete Burns|
|Shop Foreman||Jerry Ashmore|
|Truck Drivers||Debbie Bates
|Equipment Operators||Tim Bates
|Sign Shop||Lea Ann Graham|
|Road Maintenance||Trent Smith
|Light Equipment Operators||Kenneth Bates
|Office Manager/Bookkeeper||Pamela James|
|Advisory Board||Alice Tubbs, Private Citizen
Jonah Kelter, Chairman