The Cedar County Engineer (Secondary Roads Department) is responsible for construction and maintenance of the Secondary Road System in Cedar County, Iowa.


  Cedar County, Iowa - Engineer and Secondary Roads

The County Engineer (Secondary Roads Department) is responsible for construction and maintenance of the Secondary Road System in Cedar County. Cedar County’s road system has 950 miles of roadway. This includes 139 miles of paved roads; 752 miles of gravel roads, and 59 miles of dirt roads. The system also includes 262 bridges and large culverts.





Engineers Forms, Policies and Permits:
Downloadable documents
used in the Engineers office

Engineers Links:

Iowa County Engineers Association

Other Related Links:
Iowa Department
of Transportation

Iowa One Call
(call before you dig)

Engineering Duties include:

Design, construction, inspection and contract administration of Cedar County Secondary Road system road and bridge projects,
Department operating budget and construction program development,
Department personnel administration,
Accounting functions for Secondary roads,
Response to petitions, requests, or concerns regarding roadway condition and drainage, temporary road closures, and obstructions in the right of way,
Conduct Engineering studies including speed studies, road vacations, and traffic studies,
Subdivision roadway review and approval,
Entrance permit review and approval,
Permitting of utility or other work within the county road right of way,
Oversize/overweight vehicle permit issuance for county roads,
Section corner information, aerial photo information and bench mark information is available for public viewing,
Right-of-way information on Cedar County roads and construction projects,
Permits for dust control on county roads.

Maintenance Duties include:

Surface repairs and maintenance – this would include rocking the County’s gravel roads, patching paved roads, pothole repairs, shoulder rocking, mowing shoulders and brush cutting,
County bridge and culvert repairs,
Ditch cleaning in order to allow proper drainage,
Entrance maintenance for existing driveways on existing entrances,
Snow removal on county roads,
Roadway sign installation and maintenance.

Cedar County X 64 Bridge

Cedar County Secondary Road Department Logo

Address of
Engineers office:
Cedar County Courthouse
400 Cedar Street
Tipton, IA 52772

Hours Office is open:
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Phone Number:
(563) 886-6102

Office holder name:
County Engineer
Robert Fangmann, P.E.

Employees in
Engineers Office:

Assistant County Engineer
Brian Meinsma

Roads Superintendent
Jeric Armstrong

Administrative Manager
Leanne Boots


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