881 East Center Street
Monticello, Utah 84535
What We Do
The San Juan County Road Department maintains roads and associated infrastructures within unincorporated areas of San Juan County. Inside the area of about 7,929 square miles that makes up San Juan County.
The Road Department maintains 1610 miles of dirt roads, 745 miles of gravel roads, and 371 miles of paved roads. Maintaining these roads includes: grading, asphalt maintenance, chip sealing, snow removal, and maintenance of borrow ditches and flood channels within the road right of ways.
Chip Seal Projects: On September 18, 2017 the Road Crew will begin a Chip Seal application to County Roads in the Eastland Town site B351. From here the project will move to the Colorado State line on the Egnar Cutoff B356. The chip seal project will move West to Ucolo Road B370, turn and proceed north along the Ucolo road several miles as weather and temperatures permit. Flaggers will be on the roadway controlling traffic to increase the safety of the public and our crews . Please drive with caution respect and listen to the directions of the flaggers. Avoid passing while loose chips are present on the roadway. The Project duration is expected to beSeptember 18, 2017 through October 5, 2017.
Hatch Trading Post B414: Legrande Johnson Construction will be completing a total reconstruct of 3.5 miles of county road 414. This includes straightening and widening the roadway, increasing storm water drainage capacity, Driving surface replacement with signs and center line striping. The project is funded by San Juan County and through funds secured from Utah Department of Transportation-Joint Highway Committee. Project begins on May 1, 2017 and has an expected completion date of September 27, 2017
Lone Mountain B457 Bus Route: Harrison Field Services, Inc. will begin construction activity on July 25, 2017 on County Road B 457 Lone Mountain. Construction consists of reshaping of roadway installation of culvert to provide drainage and the surface will be upgraded from native dirt to a gravel roadway surface for an all weather road. The project begins at B406 Red Mesa road and ends 2.1 miles east near Sahgzie Creek. Construction is expected to last up to 30 days. This project is funded by the San Juan County Commissioners and Navajo Revitalization Funds (NRF). (July 25-August 25)
*Completed* United States Forest Service: Road crews are currently working on a project on roads within the US Forest Service. We are grinding the roadways with a 100,000 pound grinding machine (Turns big rocks into little rocks.) Our Equipment Operators and Crew follow the grinding by adding drainage and re-shaping and compacting the roadway. This all results in a better travel surface and simplified future maintenance. Project is funded in part by USDA-USFS and project selection and approval by the Resource Advisory Committee. When traveling within the Forest Service areas in San Juan County expect minor delays unless otherwise posted on the following roads: B 125 Buckeye, B 126 Geyser Pass, B 162 Pine Ridge, B 224 Gooseberry, B 225 Causeway and B 285 Johnson Creek. See area maps here RAC_1_Topo2017 RAC_2_Topo2017 (June-August 2017)
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