The Steele County Transportation Department is located in the Steele County Annex Building at 635 Florence Ave, Owatonna MN 55060.
The Transportation Office (Highway Dept.) is responsible for the construction and maintenance of 377 miles of County Roads. Programming of road and bridge construction includes project scheduling, surveys, design, right-of-way acquisition and contract administration. A total of 132 bridges on County and Township roads are inspected annually.
Routine County Highway maintenance includes drainage repairs, surface repairs, snow and ice control and traffic management (signing/signalization). Budgeting and accounting of all construction and maintenance is accomplished and all costs are reported annually.