May 28, 2022


Hanson County Highway Department

Highway Superintendent: Justin Friese
Highway Office Manager: Molly Pearson
Mailing Address:
Hanson County Highway Department
PO Box 187
Alexandria, SD   57311
Office Phone: (605)239-4423
Cell: (605)933-1052
Email: [email protected]
South Dakota Department of Transportation:

The Hanson County Highway Department supervises new construction and maintains all County highways including removing snow and ice, mowing, patching, and replacing signs.  The Department also maintains all bridges on Hanson County roads and township roads that are not part of the State or City Highway System. The Superintendent is also responsible for preparing the specifications of any advertised bids dealing with the highway equipment or construction.

Hanson County Five Year Road & Bridge Plan 2022-2026

*****JOB OPENING*****

The Hanson County Highway Department currently has an opening for a FULL-TIME HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE WORKER.

Required to operate light & heavy highway equipment and perform maintenance and repairs on county roads and bridges. Some heavy lifting is required. Job duties include working outdoors in inclement weather. Other duties exclusive to the position will also be required. Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Class A South Dakota Commercial Driver’s License. Starting pay is $18 an hour with a review at 30 days and 6 months. Health benefits as well as SD retirement is also included.

For a more detailed job description or questions please contact Justin or Nick at the Highway Department 605-239-4423.

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