Effective 3/18/2020, in response to the Covid-19 Emergency:
The Pottawattamie County Secondary Roads office will be closed to the public until further notice. Our services will remain operational, please e-mail PottCountyRoads@pottcounty-ia.gov. or call 712-328-5608. To receive information on a survey, please send an e-mail and we will conduct the research for you. Thank you for your patience as we navigate through this unprecedented event.
For Countywide information:IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY
The Pottawattamie County Secondary Roads Department is responsible for all construction and maintenance on the county highway system. Pottawattamie County’s road system is made up of 959 square miles, the 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, and approximately 17,000 signs.
We have 64 employees and 10 maintenance shops:
Avoca, Caledonia, Carson, Central, Hancock, Honey Creek, Keg Creek, Lewis, Underwood, Walnut
2020 Spotlight Projects:
County Five Year Plan (CYFP)
One Stop Permit Application * Same day permit approval is not guaranteed.
Entrance Permit Application
Please save completed permit forms and e-mail to PottCountyRoads@pottcounty-ia.gov.
In order to process permits, we must have payment.Please mail checks to:
Pottawattamie County Secondary Roads
223 S. 6th Street
Council Bluffs, Iowa 51501
Other Useful Links:
Engineering/ Roads AVL Map
Service Request Form
Stop Signs Are Not Always The Answer *Released 1/26/2016*
Section Corner Search
Road Improvement Policy
Secondary Road Snow and Ice Policy