The County Engineer (Secondary Roads Department) is responsible for construction and maintenance of the Secondary Road System in Jackson County. Jackson County’s road system has 841 miles of roadway. This includes 188 miles of paved roads; 609 miles of gravel roads, 6 miles of seal coated roads and 38 miles of dirt roads. The system also includes 225 bridges and large culverts.
Design, construction, inspection and contract administration of Jackson County Secondary Road system road and bridge projects, Department operating budget and construction program development, Department personnel administration, Accounting functions for Secondary roads, Response to petitions, requests, or concerns regarding roadway condition and drainage, temporary road closures, and obstructions in the right of way, Assigning all rural addresses Subdivision roadway review and approval, Entrance permit review and approval, Permitting of utility or other work within the county road right of way, Oversize/overweight vehicle permit issuance for county roads, Section corner information, aerial photo information and bench mark information is available for public viewing, Right-of-way information on Jackson County roads and construction projects, Permits for dust control on county roads. Mark right-of-way for new fence locations.
Surface repairs and maintenance – this would include rocking the County’s gravel roads, patching paved roads, pothole repairs, shoulder rocking, mowing shoulders and brush cutting, county bridge and culvert repairs, ditch cleaning in order to allow proper drainage, snow removal on county roads, roadway sign installation and maintenance (911 signs are installed by the Engineer's Office and paid for by the 911 office).
Township Section Certificates
The button below links to unrecorded Corner Certificates from the Jackson County Engineer's Office AND recorded Corner Certificates from the Jackson County Recorder's office.
This information will be updated as time permits by the Engineer's office. Please contact the Recorder's Office for new recordings.