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Mike Canterbury
Road & Bridge Superintendent

Road & Bridge

Road and Bridge

La Plata County's Road & Bridge Division is responsible for maintenance and construction on 653 miles of county-owned roads serving nearly 56,000 county residents. Of these roads, 222 miles are paved and 431 miles are gravel. Across the Road & Bridge Division's four districts - Marvel, Durango, Ignacio & Bayfield - county crews ensure that this vital infrastructure system serves residents and visitors year-round.


Maintaining Road & Bridge Infrastructure
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In addition to construction and paving projects, the Road & Bridge Division performs continual maintenance and projects for safety and accessibility. This work includes:
  • Snow plowing
  • Grading
  • Dust suppression
  • Roadside mowing
  • Street sweeping
  • Gravel application
  • Striping
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