Russell County Public Works

Russell, Kansas

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.

PART-TIME JANITORIAL MAINTENANCE WORKER – Accepting Applications

Russell County Highway Dept. is accepting applications for a part-time janitor position consisting of approximately 8 hours per week. Job duties to include janitorial work at the County Shop. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Applicants must be 18 years of age. Job description and applications may be obtained at Russell County Highway Dept., 4288 E. Hwy 40, Russell, KS  67665 or call (785) 483-4032. This position is subject to pre-employment drug test. EOE. Position open until filled.

FULL-TIME EQUIPMENT OPERATOR II – Accepting Applications

Russell County Highway Dept. is accepting applications for a full-time Equipment Operator II position.  Job duties to include operation of motor grader, heavy equipment and truck driving. Candidate must have or be able to obtain a CDL. Position is subject to pre-employment drug test. EOE. Job description and application may be obtained at Russell County Highway Dept., 4288 E. Hwy 40, Russell, KS, or by calling (785) 483-4032, or click to download application Position open until filled.

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES

The County and has 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

  • 196th Street one mile from Stickney Rd. to Michaelis Rd. (Russell County)

Thank you for your patience..

WARM WEATHER – WATCH FOR ROAD CREWS

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

Thank You!

Russell County Road and Bridge

Road and Bridge

Russell County Road and Bridge Department maintains 170 miles of asphalt, 246 miles of gravel, and 26 miles of concrete roads within the county.

Noxious Weed

Russell County Noxious Weed Department enforces the State Noxious Weed Law within the county boundaries.

Russell County Landfill

County Landfill

Russell County Landfill, a Small Arid Municipal Solid Waste landfill, is located at 18536 Land Rd. approximately four miles north of Russell.