Highway

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Mission statement

To construct and maintain a system of highways and bridges, facilitating the safe and efficient movement of people and goods throughout the county.


2022 road construction

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Projects for the 2022 season:

  • Culvert Replacement and Rehabilitation (Project 22-50) Rice County Roads 12, 16, 19, 23, 25, 38 and 46
  • Reconstruction of Rice County Road 101/Dakota County Road 96 (Projects 101-01/96-007)
  • Reconstruction of County Road 76 from County Road 8 to County Road 1 (Project 76-03)
  • Reclamation and Bituminous Surfacing of County Road 15 from Morristown to County Road 45 (Project 15-10)

Rice County Road Work and Detours Map
Project 22-50 Culvert Replacement and Rehabilitation Map

Project advertisements
To view plan holders, download bidding documents and view bid results, visit Current Bidding Projects

Highway Rice County QEST link. Opens in new windowNOTICE:  Bids are received and opened at the Office of the County Engineer, Rice County Highway Building, 610 NW 20th St., Faribault, MN 55021.

Now available online

geopermits Opens in new windowAvailable through GeoPermits online services:

Note that a 2.9% service charge and 30¢ per transaction fee applies to all electronic transactions.

  1. Permits
  2. Maps & Routes
  3. Transportation plans
  4. Fees

Downloadable permitsCR1

Mail a paper copy of the completed permit application and applicable fee to
Rice County Highway Department
610 20th St.
Faribault MN 55021

Note: An electronic copy (pdf) of the completed permit application can be sent to [email protected]. Applicable fees should be mailed to the address above. 


Online permits

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