Barnes County Highway Department
The Barnes County Highway Department is responsible for the efficient planning, design, construction and maintenance of roads, bridges and culverts within the County of Barnes. The Department provides for the overall management, direction, coordination and budgeting for approximately 330 miles of County black top and gravel roads. There are 20 full-time employees and 3 part-time seasonal employees on staff.
Effective 7:00 AM 05/27/2014:
Spring load restrictions will be lifted on all Barnes County roads with the exception 17 South of Valley City. Barnes County 17 South will be restricted to a 6 ton weight limit.
12/08/2014 - Wintertime 10% over legal weights will be allowed for movement of all products on Barnes County roads. This seasonal allowance will be cancelled when spring road restrictions become effective