Mason County Public Works has the responsibility
of engineering, construction, maintenance and administration of the
Mason County Road System as defined in RCW
36.75 - 36.88. This includes all County Roads but none of the
State Routes or the City of Shelton Streets.
The Public Works Department is one of the County's largest departments.
The daily tasks are numerous and can vary greatly in nature. The
one common point associated with all of the Public Works Department
activities is the County Road System. RCW
36.82.070 specifically restricts the use of any Road Funds to
road related projects only.
This website is designed to help you better understand the various
functions of the Public Works Department and assist you with any
related issues. We hope that you will find this helpful.
The Engineering Section is responsible for planning and developing
the designs for the new road construction. This includes the management
and inspection during construction, the related survey work and
right of way acquisition. Additionally, the Department has responsibility
for bridge construction and inspection and the environmental review
associated with any of the construction projects.
36.88 County Road Improvement Districts authorizes the Mason
County to create a road improvement districts for the acquisition
of rights of way and improvement of county roads, existing private
roads that will become county roads as a result of the improvements.
For more detail click on RID Information.