Public Works

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300 Walnut St., Suite 007
Leavenworth, KS 66048
Email questions or concerns to
Public Works Staff
Main Tel: 913-684-0470
Infrastructure and Construction Services Director

Joe McAfee, PE
Project Engineer

Daniel Baumchen, PS
County Surveyor

Dalani A. Blacketer
Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

23690 187th Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048
Main Tel: 913-727-1800

Vincent Grier

Road & Bridge Superintendent

Jeff Lee
Road & Bridge Assistant Superintendent

Ashley Nester
Administrative Assistant

The Public Works Department provides the necessary training and resources to its employees that allows them to provide services to the County's residents accurately, timely, in a professional manner, compliant with Federal, State and County regulations and in a responsive manner that leads to citizen satisfaction.
The vision of the Public Works Department is to see that its efforts result in improved public streets, roads, bridges, rights of way and traffic safety; providing convenience, safety and comfort to the users of public infrastructure.
The Department of Public Works maintains approximately 736 miles of roads, of which there are:
  • Paved - 336.04 miles
  • Gravel - 389.67 miles
  • Minimum maintenance - 16.6 miles
  • 144 Bridges
  • 313 Culverts

Records that are available in the office include:

  • Road Records
  • Survey Records from 1855 to present.
  • Survey Standards
  • Road Plans