Road and Bridge

Connecting La Plata County
La Plata County's Road & Bridge Division is responsible for maintenance and construction on 653 miles of county-owned roads serving nearly 56,000 county residents. Of these roads, 222 miles are paved and 431 miles are gravel. Across the Road & Bridge Division's  four districts - Marvel, Durango, Ignacio & Bayfield - county crews ensure that this vital infrastructure system serves residents and visitors year-round.

Maintaining Road & Bridge Infrastructure

 LPC graders mowing painting
 In addition to construction and paving projects, the Road & Bridge Division performs continual maintenance and projects for safety and accessibility. This work includes:
  • Snow plowing
  • Grading
  • Dust suppression
  • Roadside mowing
  • Street sweeping
  • Gravel application
  • Striping
  • Signage 
  • Guard rails
  • Bridge & intersection projects

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8am-5pm
except 2019 Holidays

Mike Canterbury
Road & Bridge Superintendent

1365 S. Camino del Rio
Durango, CO 81303 (map)

P: (970) 382-6413
F: (970) 247-8279

Documents of Interest

2017 Pavement Condition Index
Winter Driving Tips
2019 Bridge Weight Limits Map
Public Improvements Inspection Manual