Highway

Daniel Dipert
Superintendent
Amanda Fentress
Office Manager

3835 East 250 North
Knox, IN 46534

(574) 772-3011 – Main
(574) 772-3951 – FAX
Email: schighway@co.starke.in.us

Office Hours

Monday          6:00 am – 2:30 pm (CST)

Tuesday          6:00 am – 2:30 pm (CST)

Wednesday     6:00 am – 2:30 pm (CST)

Thursday         6:00 am – 2:30 pm (CST)

Friday               6:00 am – 2:30 pm (CST)

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Starke County Highway Department is committed to maintaining and improving the quality of county roadways and right-of-way. The department is also committed to the safety and quality of the road system in the county jurisdiction to provide travelers with the best system of roads possible. This system includes 799 miles of road (312.21 square miles) and 58 bridges, serving 23,363 county residents. SCHD is responsible for the following maintenance, repair, and construction activities:

    • Construction of New Bridges and Roads
    • Paving
    • Berming
    • Patching of Asphalt Roads
    • Cleaning of Roadside Ditches
    • Removal of Trees and Brush from Roads and County Right-of-Way
    • Removal of Snow
    • Grading of Gravel Roads
    • Installation of Culverts under County Roads and in County Right-of-Way
    • Repair of Tile under County Roads and in County Right-of-Way
    • Repair of Wash-outs
    • Placement and Maintenance of Road Signs
    • Shoulder Dressing
    • Maintenance of County Highway Vehicles
    • Chip and Seal Maintenance of Asphalt Roads
    • Erosion Control
    • Roadway Assessments
    • Construction Inspection of State Sponsored County highway projects
    • Maintenance of Bridges
    • Record Keeping in Compliance with the State Board of Accounts
    • Maintain and adhere to the Starke County Snow and Ice Control Plan
    • Maintain the County Transportation Improvement Plan

Click Here for Monthly Reports

Click Here for Draft Truck Ordinance

Click Here for Truck Routes

Click Here for Koontz Lake Road Improvement Plan – 2018

Click Here for Mailbox Damage Policy

Click Here for Gravel Road Conversion Application

Click Here for Driveway Permit Application

Click Here for Bridge Inventory Report

July 11, 2022
  • Starke County Planning Commission Board Meeting

    July 11, 2022  5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Annex Meeting Room

    Annex Building Meeting room

     

  • BZA meeting

    July 11, 2022  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    53 E. Mound St. Knox, IN 46534

     

July 12, 2022
  • Starke Drainage Board Meeting

    July 12, 2022  8:30 am - 9:30 am
    53 E Mound St, Knox, IN 46534

    Annex building in the meeting room

     

  • Park Board Meeting

    July 12, 2022  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

     

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