Engineering Services oversees the design and construction of Monroe County’s roads, public rights-of-way, bridges, sidewalks, and pedestrian/bike paths. Projects include the replacement or rehabilitation of County bridges, the resurfacing of County roads, the installation of drainage improvement on County roads, and the construction of new pedestrian/bike paths.
Roads and Bridges operate from locations in Key West and Key Largo. The department maintains 27 County bridges, approximately 312 miles of County roads and rights-of-way, and the County’s pedestrian and bike paths.
Routine maintenance includes trimming trees, mowing rights-of-way, street sweeping, striping, signage, shoulder work, and repairing potholes on county-maintained streets and property.
The Engineering Services/Roads and Bridges Department is funded by Local Option and Constitutional Gas Tax funds. Many capital improvement projects, such as road resurfacing, are partially funded by the 1-cent Infrastructure Sales Tax. New Window.