Location and Office Hours

621 W. Cairns St.
PO Box 780
Ellsworth, WI 54011

General Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
(Closed Holidays)

Phone: 715.273.5096
Fax: 715.273.6857

Staff Contacts

Commissioner
Chad Johnson - EXT 6791
chad.johnson@co.pierce.wi.us

Shop Superintendent
Ray Dohm - EXT 7318

Patrol Superintendent
Alan Thoner - EXT 6792

Hwy Office Manager
Sue Gerdes - EXT 7301

Shop Foreman
Kelly Vanous - EXT 7317

Construction Superintendent
Jim Harris - EXT 7308

 

 

 

 

Highway Department

DUTIES:     Develop, construct and maintain the county roads, bridges, and signs; issues driveway, utility, IoH, oversize load and other permits; operates the Prescott Lift Bridge and other road, bridge and sign maintenance by contract with the State.

Road Restrictions  
         
 
       

Online Payment Information

Payments for Highway Department items can be made online using a debit or credit card.  eCheck payments can also be accepted.  A convenience fee will be deducted from your account for using these services.  The fee is 2.39% of the payment amount (minimum fee of $1.50).  The fee for an electronic check is a flat $1.50.

Driveway Permit - $50 for Agriculture & Residential, $100 for Subdivision, Commercial and Other
Oversize Load Permit (upon approval) Single Trip $25, see page 2 of the permit application
Utility Permit – amount due is determined after application is reviewed

Click on the dollar sign to make a payment payment pay

Completed applications can be sent to: highway@co.pierce.wi.us

Driveway Permit Application 
(See county map on page 4)

Implements of Husbandry no fee application ( COUNTY roads)

Over Sized Load Permits
Multiple Trip Application
Single Trip Application

Tourist Oriented Directional Sign Information

TODS Application

Utility Permit Application