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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.

Loads are restricted to 6 ton per axle on all county gravel roads. Barnes County 17s (Old #1) is restricted to 6 tons per axle.

Jamie Smith, County Road Superintendent
1525 12th St NW
Valley City ND 58072
Phone: 701-845-8508
Fax: 701-845-8533

Winter Hours:

7:00 AM 3:30 PM M-F
(November 6th, 2023 through May 6th, 2024)

Summer Hours:

7:00 AM 5:30 PM M-Thurs
(May 1st, 2023 through November 2, 2023)

Highway Department Employees