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Jasper County Highway Department
2676 W Clark St
Rensselaer, IN 47978
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  • Hours: Monday – Thursday 5AM to 4:15PM

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NOTICE: updated 1-18-17

The frost law is enforce starting 6AM Wednesday, January 18th 2017.  The frost law will be enforced until further notice.

Responsibilities

The Jasper County Highway Department is committed to maintaining and improving the quality of county roadways and right-of-way. The department is committed to the safety and quality of the road system in the county jurisdiction to provide travelers with the best system of roads possible. This system includes 941.17 miles of road (562 square miles) and 128 bridges, serving 30,043 county residents. JCHD is responsible for the following maintenance, repair, and construction activities:

  • Construction of New Bridges and Roads
  • Paving
  • Berming
  • Patching of Asphalt Roads
  • Cleaning of Roadside Ditches
  • Removal of Trees and Brush from Roads and County Right-of-Way
  • Removal of Snow
  • Grading of Gravel Roads
  • Issuance of Driveway Permits
  • Installation of Culverts under County Roads and in County Right-of-Way
  • Repair of Tile under County Roads and in County Right-of-Way
  • Repair of Wash-outs
  • Placement and Maintenance of Road Signs
  • Shoulder Dressing
  • Maintenance of County Highway Vehicles
  • Chip and Seal Maintenance of Asphalt Roads
  • Erosion Control
  • Maintenance of Bridges
  • Record Keeping in Compliance with the State Board of Accounts
  • Recycling of Appliances - Appliance Drop-Off