The La Plata County Public Works Department, includes both the Road & Bridge Department and Engineering. They are responsible for the maintenance of 653 miles of county roads, which includes 222 miles of paved and 433 miles of gravel roads. Some of the typical services provided include winter and summer road maintenance, maintenance of drainage facilities and structures, roadside mowing, sign installation and maintenance, and annual striping of roads.

Please note La Plata County is not responsible for roads that are private, within the city limits of Durango, Bayfield or Ignacio or State Highways.

Please use this form to report issues such as:

  • Traffic Signs
  • Vegetation blocking view
  • Road Damage
  • Drainage
  • Speed Limits
  • Roadside hazard

Please do not use this form to report emergencies. 
In case of an emergency, please call dispatch at 970-385-2900.  

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