The Engineering Division provides the citizens of La Plata County with a transportation system that meets increasing demands associated with:

  • Population growth
  • Improving public safety
  • Supporting the economic vitality of our community 

The County maintains partnerships with local municipalities and the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), addressing inter-agency connectivity and the development of a long-range, comprehensive transportation plan to direct both short-term and long-term transportation planning decisions.

The Engineering Division ALSO:

  • Conducts land surveys for Road & Bridge construction projects
  • Develops engineering project designs for infrastructure
  • Administers contracts for Road & Bridge construction projects
  • Inspects project work to ensure quality and compliance with the project plans and specifications
  • Permits all driveway accesses, any type of work within county right-of-ways, and also transportation permits

For addressing outside of City/Town limits, please contact the county's GIS Department at (970) 382-6236 or (970) 382-6242.


1365 S. Camino del Rio, Durango, CO 81303,
P: (970) 382-6363
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 to 5 except holidaysEmail Engineering

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