Highway Department

  1. Soo Lake Draw Down - Weimers Dam Rehabilitation

    Water level on Soo Lake will need to be drawn down by up to 4 ½ feet for concrete repair and gate installation as part of the continued rehabilitation of Weimers Dam. Read on...
  2. Phillips Chain Winter Draw Down

    Annual winter water level reduction is scheduled to begin Monday, October 18, 2021, on the Phillips Chain: Long Lake, Wilson Lake, Elk Lake, Duroy Lake and Musser Lake. Read on...
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Goals & Duties
The goal of the Price County Highway Department is to provide a safe and cost effective transportation infrastructure to the tax payers of Price County as well as to the traveling public. Under Wisconsin State Statutes Chapter 83, the Highway Department is responsible for the maintenance and improvement of about 221 miles of county roadway and 345 lane miles of state roadway.

The Price County Highway Department strives to provide quality efficient services, while at the same time providing quality contracted services with other governmental entities to reduce dependence on county tax levy dollars.
Reporting Emergencies
To report an emergency, call 911 or your local emergency dispatch number.

Submit an ONLINE REPORT on road conditions such as potholes or black ice.