The mission of the McLeod County Highway Department is to:
Provide road and bridge maintenance services that are timely, efficient, and effective.
Manage high quality construction projects that are professionally designed and administered.
Maintain a geographic information system (GIS) that has accurate, current, and complete geospatial data.
The Engineering Division is responsible for the planning, design, and inspection of highway improvement projects. Projects include design and construction of highway reconstruction projects, as well as overlays, seal coat projects, and seasonal pavement marking. The Engineering Section also performs annual bridge safety inspections and is responsible for maintaining the County's pavement and sign management system.
The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Division is responsible for providing information to county employees as well as the general public in a digital mapping environment. A snapshot of the various data sets that are maintained include: the official county map, judicial and county ditch maps, high accuracy parcel data, 911 rural address system, aerial photography, and LiDAR data.