Engineer & Secondary Roads

Department & Office Duties


The Hardin County Secondary Roads Department strives to provide and maintain the safest and highest quality network of roads and bridges possible with its resources.

The County Engineer oversees, provides, and maintains roads, road rights-of-way, and bridges on all public roadways under the County’s jurisdiction and is deemed responsible for the efficient, economical, and good faith performance of said work. This department also maintains section corner tie information.  
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The Board of Supervisors is required by Iowa state law to hire a licensed, professional civil engineer. Although the County Engineer oversees road and bridge construction and maintenance work, and advises the Board of Supervisors on matters relating to the secondary road system, it is the Board of Supervisors’ responsibility to set broadpolicies which provide direction for the day-to-day operations of the Secondary Roads Department. 

Department Locations

Engineer's Office


The Hardin County Engineer’s Office is located on the northwest side of Eldora at:
708 16th Street
Eldora, IA 50627

Maintenance Shop


The Eldora Maintenance Shop is located just north of the Engineer’s Office at:
409 17th Street
Eldora, IA 50627

Location Maps


Please visit the Office and Maintenance Facilities page for a map of all of our locations.