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  Welcome to the Highway Department  
   
 

The Highway Department is under the direction of the Williams County Engineer and is responsible for maintaining 396 miles of county highways and 309 bridges longer than 10 feet in clear span.

 

A permit from the County Engineer is required to install a driveway in a county road right of way to access a county road.  The application is in the box to the right and there is no charge for this permit.  The property owner is responsible for all costs associated with installing the driveway and maintenance of the driveway in the future.

 

All maintenance of private driveways is the responsibility of the property owner, including driveway culverts.

 

Any property owner desiring to close a road ditch along a county road is required to get a permit from the County Engineer.  The application is in the box to the right and there is no cost for this permit.  All future maintenace of the tile that is installed to close a road ditch is the responsibility of the property owner.

 

A permit from the County Engineer is required to work within a county road right of way.  The application is in the box to the right and there is no cost for this permit.

 

On January 18, 2007 the Williams County Board of Commissioners adopted by resolution a "Special Hauling Permit Policy".  The "Manual For Issuance of Special Hauling Permits" and related forms can be downloaded in the box to the right.

  Highway Department Forms  
 

Drive Pipe Application
Yard Tile Application
Application To Work In Right of Way 

UTILITY COMPANY ONLY:  Application to Work In County or Township Right of Way 

Manual For Issuance of Special Hauling Permits

Application For Special Hauling Permit

Application Page Two (2) When Number of Axels Exceeds Nine (9) WC-1W    

Bond Form For Special Hauling Permit

Insurance Endorsement For  Special Hauling Permit ( WC-32 )

Ohio State Highway Patrol Truck Drivers Guide Book - Aug. 2013 Rev.

ODOT Operational Guide for Oversize/Overweight Vehicle Permits November 2014