Highway Department

  1. County State Aid Highway 12 Construction Update

    Work on CSAH 12 is scheduled to begin on Monday March 30, 2015 when the detour will be put in place. Please click on the link below to go to the project webpage and click on the Newsletter #1 link for the latest project information. Read on...
  2. Seasonal Bids for Wright County Highway Department

    Sealed proposals will be received by the Wright County Highway Department until 9:00 a.m. on Friday, April 10th, 2015 at the Office of the Highway Department at 1901 Highway 25 North, Buffalo, MN for the Seasonal Requirements. Read on...
  3. 2015 Wright County Highway Department Construction Projects

    The Wright County Highway Department is responsible for the maintenance and administration of 511 miles of county highways and 39 county bridges. This includes activities such as engineering design, construction management, signing, signals/roundabouts, Read on...
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Your Safety is Our Job
The Wright County Highway Department is one of the more visible departments in the county. Most of us have seen the orange trucks plowing snow in the winter and have noticed various construction-related activities in the summer on our highway system.

The department is responsible for all activities involving Wright County's 511 mile County Highway system. This system is split into 408 miles of County State Aid Highways (which are financed mostly by state-aid gas tax funds and federal funds) and 103 miles of County Roads (which are financed only by local property tax). About 50 bridges under county jurisdiction are also included on these routes. Personnel in the organization (totaling over 50 full-time) are divided into 4 main divisions:
  • Engineering Division
  • Maintenance Division
  • Fleet Services / Shop / Equipment
  • Highway Accounting