Road & Bridge

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The Chambers County Road and Bridge and Engineering Department maintains nearly 300 miles of roads and roadside drainage within the county and its incorporated and unincorporated cities. We strive to serve the citizens with the utmost care and respect. Safety is our top priority and we will continue to deliver the best prompt and courteous service possible for the great people of Chambers County.

Duties of Road & Bridge and Engineering

Road and Bridge Maintenance: Regularly inspecting, maintaining, and repairing county roads and briges to ensure they are safe and in good condition. This includes tasks like pothole patching, grading, and graveling.

New Construction: Planning, designing, and overseeing the construction of new roads and bridges as needed to accommodate population growth and changing transportation needs.

Drainage and Stormwater Management: Managing drainage systems to prevent flooding and erosion, including the installation of culverts and maintenance of ditches.

Signage and Marking: Installing and maintaining road signs and pavement markings for safety and traffic control.

Right-of-Way Management: Managing the county's right-of-way, which includes acquiring land as needed for road and bridge projects and ensuring that rights-of-way are clear and accessible.

Surveying and Mapping: Conducting land surveys and creating maps to support infrastructure planning and construction. This involves the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to maintain accurate and up-to-date records of county assets.

Budgeting and Planning: Developing and managing budgets for road and bridge projects and long-term planning for infrastructure needs.

Coordination with Other Agencies: Coordinating with state and federal transportation agencies, as well as neighboring counties and municipalities, to ensure that transportation networks are interconnected and efficient.

Emergency Response: Assisting with emergency response and recovery efforts, such as clearing roads after natural disasters or accidents.

  1. Cory W. Taylor (PE)

    Assistant County Engineer

  1. Brad Wilber (CFM)

    911 Address Coordinator

  1. Joseph Pena

    Road Administrator

  1. Natalie Lopez (EIT)

    Graduate Engineer

  1. Zachary Vogler (EIT)

    Graduate Engineer

  1. Lupe Guzman

    Office Manager

  1. Robin Prejean

    Administrative Assistant