Grant County's Snow & Ice Policy:
ROAD CLOSURE: N-NE Between 6-NE and 7-NE
Road N-NE between Road 7-NE and Road 6-NE will remain closed through spring of 2025. Due to Bureau constraints on construction, bridge work is confined to those times when the canals are not running. Additionally, the bridge will require approximately 3 million in funding outside our current budget. The reason for the closure is what is known as scour affecting the canal bridge footing. Scour is the removal of material under the footing by fast-moving water. Structural engineers have inspected the bridge; Public Works crews will shore up the area this winter, place temporary piers, and perform demolition of abutment as able. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation while we work to fix this problem. Please follow the Grant County Public Works Department Facebook page for updates.
Autumn Household Hazardous Waste Events:
Flyers for events to be held in October are available upon request. For more information, please see the HHW page under Solid Waste. https://www.grantcountywa.gov/266/Household-Hazardous-Waste
Tire Collection Event:
Mattawa Area - September 29 and 30
For more information please see the Recycling Opportunities page .
B-SE NEWS: Grant County Emergency Bailey Bridge Installed, Road B-SE is Now Open to Single Lane Traffic.
The Grant County Bridge Crew has completed the installation of an Emergency Bailey Bridge over two sets of failing fish passage culverts on Road B-SE southeast of Royal City. This provides single lane access for a road that has been closed for over (2) years.
Grant County, WA – The two-year closure of Road B-SE has created a life safety issue for families that live on the South side of the closure. The Emergency Bailey Bridges provide temporary local access, farming access, and life safety passage, while a more permanent solution is being worked on. The installed Emergency Bailey Bridge is a stout steel panel bridge with a 67-Ton safe capacity and a 5-mph crossing limit.
PICS & VIDEO RELEASE LINKS:
6-21-2023 Bridge Crew on Completed Bridge Pics
6-21-2023 Grant County Fire District #10 – Handshake Thank You to Grant County Bridge Crew Pics + First Fire Equipment Crossing Pics
Grant County currently has surplus vehicles for sale; details on how to purchase the vehicles are available at the Vehicles Public Surplus website. Public Surplus
W-SE Canal Bridge:
CHANGE: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in accordance with RCW 47.48.020 that previously proposed Spring 2023 construction work on the ROAD-W SE Canal Bridge has been postponed. There will be no construction work while the canal is running water. Thereafter, the bridge shall be closed for bridge extension work from 10.18.2023 to 01.21.2024, with a planned reopening on or before 1.22.2024. The work will extend the existing bridge by 30’ per the original 1950 plans. This requires the construction of a 3rd pier, new abutment on the extended side, and a 4th span of wood beams. This construction schedule may change again, should Federal funds become available for a “full replacement” of the bridge. This notice is given in accordance with Resolution 23-006 Adopting a Six Year Transportation Improvement plan for 2023-2028, which includes this bridge work.
PRIMITIVE ROADS HEARING
2023 to 2028 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP):
Public Works is charging permit and engineering Fees starting January 1st, 2023. Payment is by check or money order only.
The Franchise fee has already been implemented.
ADA Transition Plan Survey
Grant County is seeking feedback to address sidewalks, curb ramps, and pedestrian facilities within the County. Your opinion is important to us!
Thank you for your time and feedback! Muchas Gracias!
CLICK HERE for Frenchman Hills Site Drone Video. Drone data acquired by FAA Part 107 Licensed Remote Pilot, Dave Bren.
The Public Works Department's primary responsibility is to maintain the County Road system by:
- Asphalt Overlays
- Bridge Maintenance
- Road Grading
- Seal Coating
- Sign Maintenance
- Snow Removal
Public Works also performs small construction projects by County forces and a variety of drainage projects throughout Grant County. Larger construction projects are open to the public for bid and contracted outside the department.
Public Works provides information on:
- County roads and bridges
- Dust oil palliative permits
- Oversize and overweight motor vehicle permits
- Permits for access to County roads and culvert placement
- Work in the right-of-way
We also coordinate with other County departments on development review.
If you have addressing or setback questions, please contact Development Services/Building Department.
The department consists of over 110 full and part-time employees responsible for:
- Administrative Operations
- Motor Pool
- Road Maintenance
- Solid Waste