Employees - 63

History of Department

The department originated in 1911 following major changes in Wisconsin state highway law. The state appointed an acting Highway Commissioner for 1912 and the County Board elected the first Highway Commissioner in November, 1912. Staffing has ranged from a high of 110 in 1926 to the current staff of 63.

Mission Statement / Departmental Purpose

The purpose is to construct and maintain the county trunk highway system of Eau Claire County and to maintain, under contract, the state trunk highway system as well as some of the township highways located within the county.

2020 Seasonal Weight Limits


Vehicle Registration Fee Projects

This map shows capital improvement projects within Eau Claire County that are funded by the Vehicle Registration Tax. 

Check out the map here: Vehicle Registration Fee Projects

Project Bid Information

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Work Zone Awareness

A video from the Wisconsin County HIghway Association



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