County Engineering & Court House Annex
223 South 6th St,
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501

Office Hours

7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday - Friday

Phone Numbers

Office: 712.328.5608
Fax: 712.328.4751

The Pottawattamie County Secondary Roads Department is responsible for all construction, maintenance, repair, widening, resurfacing and reconstruction of pavements, bridges, and culverts on the county highway system.Pottawattamie County comprises 959 square miles, second largest in the State of Iowa. The Secondary Roads Department has 251 paved two-lane miles and 1231 unpaved two-lane miles with 346 bridges, 1700+ culverts 48″ in diameter and larger, and approximately 17,000 signs.

We have 59 employees and 10 maintenance shops:
Avoca, Caledonia, Carson, Central, Hancock, Honey Creek, Keg Creek, Lewis, Underwood, Walnut

Engineering & Secondary Roads Contacts:

County Engineer’s Office   712.328.5608
Underwood Shop   712.566.2779
Carson Shop   712.484.3814
Central Shop, primary   712.566.2722
Central Shop, secondary   712.482.3033
County Communications Center   712.328.5737    (After Hours)

Permit Forms:
Utility Permit
Over Size/ Over Weight Permit
** Effective 1/1/2014,if hauling an overweight load, you are onlypermitted one route per permit.
Entrance Permit

Other Useful Links:
Service Request Form
Section Corner Search

Road Improvement Policy 

Current Project Updates

2014 Dust Control Application 

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County Annual Tax Sale

The 2015 annual tax sale will be held by the Pottawattamie County Treasurer on Monday, June 15, 2015. This year the sale will be at The Court house. It is located at 227 S. 6th, Council Bluffs, Iowa.

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Pottawattamie County Emergency Notification System

The Alert Iowa system serves all residents within Pottawattamie County and it's Communities.

The Pottawattamie County Emergency Management Agency has implemented The Alert Iowa system, a high-speed notification solution and Weather Warning service. This no-charge service is available to businesses.

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