News Flash

Posted on: July 23, 2018

Caution Urged at Rural Intersections and Railroad Crossings Due to Tall Crops

Rural intersection with corn crops

The Linn County Secondary Road Department reminds drivers to use extra caution on rural roads now that corn crops have grown to heights that can reduce visibility and obstruct views. This is especially important at intersections, drives, near act...

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Engineering & Secondary Road Department
Posted on: June 21, 2018

Linn County Secondary Road Department to use Native Grass and Wildflower Seeds to Improve Roadways

Roadside Habitat

Linn County has received native grass and native forb seed for roadway plantings that will help improve roadway safety and habitats. 

Thanks to partnerships with the Federal Highway Administration Transportation Alternatives Program and the Univer...

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Engineering & Secondary Road Department
Posted on: June 4, 2018

1,000 Miles of Green Infrastructure to Be Added to Linn County Roads

Roadside Habitat

Miles and miles of secondary roadsides in Linn County will be blooming with native flowers and milkweed in the coming years. A new public-private partnership between Linn County and the Monarch Research Project (MRP) will add pollinator habitat to 1,000 m...

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Engineering & Secondary Road Department