Road and Bridge

Brown County is a County Township Road System.  There are 35 County Township Road Systems in the State of Kansas.

The County employs 10 road crew members, plus the County Clerk who acts as Road and Bridge Secretary.  There are 3 road districts in Brown County, overseen by a commissioner.  A map of these districts can be found on the left side of this page.

BROWN COUNTY DISTRICTS 
District 1Commissioner Richard Lehmkuhl
District 2Commissioner Keith Olsen
District 3Commissioner Dwight Kruse
Road and Bridge SecretaryMelissa Gormley

Brown County Road System consists of 276 miles of asphalt.  Townships combined consist of 774 miles of maintained roads.  There are 199 bridges maintained by the County.  Of those 199 bridges, 141 bridges are Off-system bridges, and 58 are Rural Secondary bridges.  All bridges are inspected every 24 months, with the exception of 5 bridges being inspected every 12 months.

Brown County is a member of Kansas County Highway Association. 
Road and Bridge records can be found in the Office of the County Clerk.

District Road Shops

District NumberAddressPhone Number

#1

1101 Iowa St - Hiawatha

785-742-3332

#2

1741 Central Ave - Horton

785-486-3952

#3

307 Front St. - Fairview

785-467-3620