Russell County Public Works
Russell County is located in the state of Kansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,970. The largest city and county seat is Russell. Russell County Public Works is made up of the Road and Bridge Department, Noxious Weed Department, and the County Landfill.
Due to damages to roads and bridges caused by the recent rains, the County and various Townships have been forced to temporarily close the following roads until further notice. As repairs are made and roads are re-opened we will update this list. Thank you for your patience.
- 187th St. one mile from Winterset Rd. to Stickney Rd. (Fairfield Township)
- 193rd St. one mile from Stickney Rd. to Michaelis Rd. (Fairfield Township)
- 186th St. one mile from 4-Corners Rd. to Fairfield Rd. (Grant Township)
All Russell County offices including the Landfill will be closed Monday, November 12, 2018 in observance of Veterans Day. The Landfill will be open regular hours Saturday, November 10, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Russell County Highway Dept. is accepting applications for a full-time Equipment Operator II position. Job duties to include truck driving and operation of heavy equipment. Candidate must have or be able to obtain a Class A w/air brakes CDL. Position is subject to pre-employment drug test. EOE. Job description and application may be obtained at Russell County Highway Dept., 4288 U.S. Hwy 40, Russell, KS, or by calling (785) 483-4032, or click to download application Position open until filled.
With the warmer weather our road crews are working to repair and improve Russell County’s roadways. Please be patient and considerate for the safety of our road workers.
TIPS TO FOLLOW IN WORK ZONES
- Follow traffic control (signs, flaggers, cones, etc.)
- Stay alert and watch for workers
- Slow down!
- Expect short delays
- Allow ample space between vehicles and workers