The Johnson County Secondary Roads Department is in charge of over 900 miles of paved, gravel, and dirt roads in the county. The department's year-round maintenance includes plowing snow, laying gravel, grading, and mowing road shoulders along with maintaining the many culverts and bridges in the county, and overseeing their replacement when necessary.
The County Engineer is the head of the Secondary Roads Department and issues permits for all new driveways and entrances onto county roads.
The Secondary Roads Department has maintenance shops in various locations around the county, and is headquartered on Melrose Avenue in Iowa City.
Phone: (319) 356-6046
Fax: (319) 339-6133
Engineer's Office: M-F, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
District Shops: M-F, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Johnson County Secondary Roads
4810 Melrose Avenue West
Iowa City IA 52246
(Melrose West bus route)
Secondary Roads Planting Native Vegetation
Copi Road Bridge Closed
Road Embargo Notice
Progress Report To Board Of Supervisors
Draft 5 Year Road Construction Plan
Signs in the Road Right-of-Way
New Fees for Work in County Right of Way
See ADOPTED Construction Program Documents
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