“The mission of the Department of Transportation is to provide a safe, congestion free roadway system that is responsive to the needs of the county’s citizens, and is environmentally sensitive.”
The Department of Transportation is responsible for the funding, planning, designing, building, operating and maintaining the County Road System (CRS).
The County Road System currently consists of approximately 1083 centerline miles of paved roadway, 76 bridges, a multitude of storm drainage systems and related transportation facilities.
The two primary priorities of the Department of Transportation are:
Roadway and bridge maintenance, snow removal, traffic engineering, traffic signals, signs and markings, brushing, and pavement, curb, gutter and sidewalk repair.
Provide planning, design and construction management services within the unincorporated area of El Dorado County.
Development, Right of Way and Environmental (DRE)
Review improvement plans for new development projects, new commercial and residential proposals and issue encroachment permits for activities and construction with public right-of-way.