Highway Department Services

Highway Department

The Highway Department is responsible for the maintenance of county roads as well as the construction of new roads or bridges.  Additionally, items such as moving permits, utility permits and right of way information can be obtained in this office.  You may contact the County Engineer regarding any road issue at 507-765-3854.

Construction Division

The Highway Department's Construction division handles all new road and bridge construction.  They also do all county and township bridge inspections and make recommendations for reconstruction.  During a county road project, all landowner easements are handled in this department.  Construction staff can be reached at 507-765-3854.

Maintenance Division

The Highway Department's Maintenance division handles all county road system maintenance.  This includes (but is not limited to) snow plowing, road grading, road rocking, removing road obstructions (ex: trees), ditch mowing and blacktop patching.  Please contact the County Maintenance Supervisor with any maintenance issue at 507-765-3854.


Attention Fuel Suppliers

2020 Fuel 

Sealed bids will be received until 1:30 p.m. March 5, 2020, by the County Engineer of Fillmore County, Preston, Minnesota, on behalf of the Fillmore County Board of Commissioners for the supplying of gasoline and diesel fuel as needs require for the period of March 6th, 2020 to February 26th, 2021.

Each location and fuel type will be considered as separate bids. No conditional or combination bids will be accepted.

Price quotations shall be submitted on bid forms obtained from the office of the County Highway Engineer. Bids may be returned to 909 Houston St NW, Preston, MN 55965 by the bid deadline.

The right is reserved to reject any or all bids and to waive any defects.

Dated this 10th day of February, 2020.

Ronald Gregg
Fillmore County Engineer
Preston, MN 55965
2/17/20, 2/24/20

Attention Construction Contractors

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be accepted by the County Engineer, at the Fillmore County Highway Department, Preston, MN until 10:00 a.m. on the 24th day of February, 2020, for the following project:

Parking Lot Repairs-Phase 1: Fillmore County Office Building, 909 Houston St NW in Preston, MN 55965. Work includes parking lot construction and pedestrian access improvements.

This project is being paid with Fillmore County funds and therefore prevailing wages are not required.

Plan and proposal price is $20.00 picked up, and $25.00 if sent by US mail.