2452 State Street • Columbus, IN 47201
Phone 812-379-1660 • Fax 812-378-9480
Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
The Highway Department is organized under the County Engineer who is appointed by the Board of Commissioners. IC 8-23-4-3 states that the county arterial highway system shall be selected by the county executive (board of commissioners). Our county road system consists of approximately 700 miles of road and side ditches, 203 bridges (each being 20' or more in length), 400 major culverts (each being 5' to 20' in length), numerous culverts less than 5 feet in length, and thousands of traffic signs.
The primary duties and responsibilities of the highway department are to:
To efficiently manage, maintain and construct, when necessary, the Bartholomew County road system in an effort to provide the citizens safe, convenient, and efficient movement of traffic.
Engineer - Danny Hollander, PE
Superintendent - Dwight Smith
Assistant Superintendent - Jeff Whittington
Technical Supervisor - Stacey Gross
Office Manager - Karen Stoner