The Marion County Roads Division maintains more than 2,800 miles of paved and
unpaved roads within the County. However, there are additional roads within the
County that are not maintained by the County which are private, under developer
agreements or have not been accepted for maintenance by the BOCC.
Additionally, there are other roads not maintained by the County and are under
other governmental agency's jurisdiction which include federal, state and city.
We strive to meet the goal of providing the most cost effective and efficient
service possible for the citizens of Marion County. We do this by assuring
the infrastructures that make up the County's Roadway system are maintained in a
timely manner and are kept safe for the traveling public. Our Division's
headquarters is located in the Office of the County Engineer; in addition,
we operate out of three satellite facilities located strategically throughout
the County. We are continually reviewing our operational abilities to meet the
needs of our Citizens and adapt when recognized.
The Roads Division is on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days
a year. This is accomplished by having on-call crews assigned all year long. In
the event of an emergency the Roads Division will respond and assist the
residents of Marion County within our maintenance authority no matter how small
or large the crisis is. We work closely with other government agencies during
major disaster's and provide whatever assistance is necessary to ensure the
traveling public has safe passage.
We continually inspect and travel our Roadway System to identify problem
areas but rely heavily on the public to assist us in the notification of road
hazards or maintenance needs. Following a call to the main office, a service
request is generated, investigated and evaluated for corrective measures. The
citizen making the call will be notified, normally within three business days,
of the details and the actions to be taken.