Roads, Bridge, and Sign Divisions


The Road, Bridge, and Sign Divisions are responsible for maintaining County roads and bridges.  During the winter they provide County residents with snow removal services such as plowing and sanding.  They oversee the design and reconstruction of existing roads and bridges, perform maintenance projects such as pothole repairs, chip seals, striping, signage, safety modifications, drainage and storm water improvements.  The office is located at 3402 Cooney Drive, Helena, MT.

Road, Bridge and Shop Return to Winter Hours

Effective October 30, 2017 our hours will be 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

These hours will remain in effect throughout the Winter or until further notice.

If you have any questions please feel free to call 406-447-8031.

Thank you

Dust Control Permits

If you would like to have dust control application applied to your road you may request a dust control permit from Public Works.  The County does not pay for the dust control product. If available and needed, the County will blade and water the road for the contractor you hire to spray the dust control product. A permit is required at no charge. You can get the permit by clicking on the link below, or by coming to, or calling the Public Works Road and Bridge Department at 3402 Cooney Dr., Helena MT 59602; (406) 447-8031.

Dust Control Permit


2017 Weight Limit Posting Locations

The 2017 Weight Limit Posting Locations are Effective Wednesday, March 1, 2017. The link below lists the roads that will continue with weight restrictions.  For more information  please contact the Lewis & Clark County Road Department at 406-447-8031, Monday - Thursday, 6:00 am to 4:30 pm.

2017 Permanent Weight Limit Posting Locations

Director Contact Info

Public Works Director:
Eric Griffin

Assistant Public Works Director:
Audra Zacherl

Contact Information:

Road/Bridge Operations Superintendent
Doug Nisbet

Assistant Road/Bridge Operations Manager
Larry Chapman

Bridge Leadman
Clay Caudle

Construction/RID Coordinator
Jesse Whitford
Phone: 447-8040

Sign Technician
Rick Richetti

Address: 3402 Cooney Drive
Helena, MT 59602
Phone:  (406) 447-8031
Fax: (406) 447-8033