Friday, June 05, 2020


Physical Address: 
Morris County Road Department
612 US Hwy 56
Council Grove, KS  66846

Mailing Address:
Morris County Road Department
501 West Main, Ste 9
Council Grove, KS  66846

Contact Information:
Phone: 620-767-6116
Fax:     620-767-8000
Regular work hours 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday - Friday

Overview & Services: 
The County Road Superintendent supervises the County Road and Bridge Department that constructs and maintains:
  • 850 miles of gravel road,
  • 75 miles of asphalt road,
  • 75 miles of dirt/minimum maintenance roads and
  • 158 bridges in Morris County...encompassing 700 square miles in the heart of the Flint Hills.
Morris County has 10 motor patrol districts, each responsible for approximately 100 miles of road:
  • 2 each at Council Grove, Dwight, and White City; and
  • 1 each at Latimer, Delavan, Burdick and Wilsey
The Road and Bridge Department is responsible for:
  • Road and bridge construction plans
  • Providing information on road plans and right of way
  • Right of way mowing and cleaning
  • Inspection, repair and replacement of bridges 
  • Snow removal 
  • Establishment and posting of speed limits
  • Sign design installation and repair
  • Construction, repair, resurfacing & road maintenance

Jeff Blosser, County Engineer & Road Superintendent



Marvin Barlow, Road Foreman



Shelly Lautt, Administrative Assistant