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Engineering

The Engineering Department is responsible for the surveying, designing and inspection of all construction projects on the County State Aid Highways system, the County Road System and all County and Township bridge replacement projects through-out the County. The Department is also responsible for the safety inspection of 208 township bridges, 136 county bridges and 9 city bridges. The Department seeks and implements Federal and State funding for eligible projects. Engineering is responsible for maintaining the section corner information.

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SEASONAL LOAD RESTRICTIONS ARE GOING INTO EFFECT 

Nobles County load postings follow recommendations from the seasonal load limits set by MnDOT. They are typically in place for 8 weeks, but may be longer depending on the opinion of the County Engineer and MnDOT.

Spring Load Limits begin on Thursday, March 4, 2021 12:01 am

County employees are scheduled to install weight limit signs on restricted paved roads on Thursday March 4 2021.

 The local road authority can keep spring restrictions on longer if they deem them
necessary.  MnDOT can keep state highways weight-restricted for a maximum of 8 consecutive weeks.

The Nobles County 2021 Spring Load Restriction map is available for download at 2021 Weight Restrictions

 


Engineering Department Staff

Rocky Kolar
Engineering Support Supervisor
rkolar@co.nobles.mn.us

Duane Hattendorf
Engineering Technician
dhattendorf@co.nobles.mn.us

Cameron Lanier
Engineering Aide
clanier@co.nobles.mn.us

Forms, Permits & Maps

Instructions: click on a form or permit application to download. Fill out the form in its entirety and return to Stephen P. Schnieder: sschnieder@co.nobles.mn.us
of the Nobles County Public Works Office.
2021 Weight Restrictions Map
2021 Nobles County Posted Bridges
Driveway or Entrance Permit
Moving Permit
Utility Permit
Intersection Widening Permit
Parade & Special Event Permit
County Highway Map