Roads

Duties

The Roads Department maintains and repairs the roads within Anaconda-Deer Lodge County. Services provided also include:

  • Grading
  • Patching
  • Repair of Guard Rails
  • Signage
  • Sweeping
  • Winter Snow and Ice Control

The Roads Department also oversees the Sewer and Lighting Departments.

Road Construction Information Center

In this section, the Road Department provides the public with information regarding the location and time frame of current and pending County and/or State road construction projects, as well as any associated weight restrictions. Check back regularly for updates.

Tips to Prevent Sewer Backups during COVID-19 era

The news is full of stories about toilet paper shortages throughout the country, including shortages in Montana. As a result, your citizens may choose to use other products that are not meant to be flushed, such as baby wipes, paper napkins, paper towels, etc. As you know, items other than toilet paper, including wipes labeled as “flushable” will likely clog the sewers, possibly endangering public health and the environment, causing damage to sewage systems and treatment plants, and/or damage homes and property. This damage can be costly, not only to the city/town, but also to the residents themselves as the service lines from the house to the sewer main is the homeowner’s responsibility.

What goes down, may come up Tips to prevent sewer backups during the COVID-19 era The news is full of stories that show toilet paper shortages throughout the country, including shortages in the State of Montana. As a result, people may choose to use other products that aren’t meant to be flushed, such as baby wipes, paper napkins, or paper towels. If you are running short on toilet paper and opt to use paper towels or wipes of any kind – even those marked “flushable” – please DO NOT FLUSH! You may think flushing a single paper towel or wipe each trip to the bathroom is not a big deal, but those flushes add up. Items other than toilet paper can clog the sewer. This can endanger public health and the environment. It can also cause damage to the sewage system and sewage treatment plant and damage your home or property. This damage is costly to you and the city.  Remember, service lines from your house to the sewer main are your responsibility. Instead of flushing paper towels or wipes, they must be thrown in the trash. To keep your home clean and healthy, remove the trash regularly and place it in a secure garbage bin outside.