Norman County

In the Heart of the Red River Valley

Highway Department

Norman County Highway Department is responsible for the maintenance and construction of 390.89 miles of County State Aid Highways, 298.9 miles of County Roads, and 201 bridges. The Department’s primary functions are divided into two categories:

Maintenance is responsible for snowplowing, crack sealing, sign installation, and roadway maintenance.

Engineering is responsible for construction projects located on roads and bridges that require surveying, design, inspection, contract administration, and right of way acquisition. The Engineering Division is also responsible for the annual countywide bridge inspection program.



Construction Projects:

Norman County Highway Department construction project bid documents can be found on:

Quest CDN

Current Construction Ad(s):

Notice for Bids S.A.P. 054-612-005


Previous Construction Ad(s):

Notice for Bids S.A.P. 054-599-060 

Notice for Bids S.A.P. 054-620-012

2017 Paving Project-State Funded

2017 Shouldering Project

2017 Paving Project- Letting #2 State Funded

Bridge Replacement S.P. 054-598-040

Bridge Removal S.A.P 054-599-064

DNR 0036-16-1C


Letting Results for Construction Project(s):

2017 Paving-State Funded

2017 Shouldering- CP-17-00-001


Jerilyn Swenson, County Engineer

Bob Ramstad, Superintendent of County Infrastructure

Dan Blasey, Assistant Maintenance Foreman

Justin Wilhelm, Sign Technician

Liz Vaughn, Accountant

Annette Ruebke, Accounting Technician

Aaron Stene, Shop Foreman

Dan Hayden, Engineering Technician

Gary Jandt, Engineering Technician

Jim Ramstad, Engineering Technician

Jimmy Thompson, Heavy Equipment Operator

Wayne Gwin, Heavy Equipment Operator

Bruce Dougan, Heavy Equipment Operator

Kim Gwin, Heavy Equipment Operator

Brad Jensen, Maintenance Technician

Brian Hall, Maintenance Technician

Ricky Crane, Maintenance Technician

Tim Netland, Maintenance Technician

Jeff Hukriede, Maintenance Technician

Bryan Mickelson, Maintenance Technician

Dennis Qualley, Maintenance Technician