Minimum Right of Way-66 feet requirement
Design Speed (MPH)-30 MPH or less
Maximum Curve (degree)-23.0 degree
Maximum Grade (%)-10%
Number of Lanes-2
Lane Width-10 feet each
Shoulder Width (feet)-3 feet
Lateral Obstacle Clearance (feet)-5 feet
Surface Type Minimum--Gravel
Buffalo County will require the number of structures to
accommodate adequate water drainage (culverts and bridges), as well
as adequate drainage ditches to insure a safe travel surface for the
traveling public. The County will not be responsible for any drainage
structures that have not met requirements.
Minimum radius of 66.0 feet on dead end roads for adequate machine
Proper signing will be required on intersections within the
subdivision as well as on main roads outside and/or leading into a
subdivision. This includes proper dead end signs, obstacle markers and
Paved and hard surfaced driveways will be the responsibility of the landowner
in the event of any reconstruction or maintenance work. New driveways within
the subdivision are the responsibility of the landowner. Landowners must obtain
a driveway permit from the County Highway Department, whereupon the Highway
Department will check the location for drainage and/or culvert size. If a
culvert is required, it will be the responsibility of the landowner to purchase
the culvert and install it.
Trees, shrubbery or flowers will not be allowed within the 66.0 feet of
right of way, nor will fences be allowed within this right of way.
Snow removal will consist of the traveled surface only as low priority.
Driveways will be the responsibility of the landowner or tenant.
Those gravel roads within the subdivision will be treated as low priority
as compared to other County gravel roads. Paved or hard surface roadways within
the subdivision will be the responsibility of the subdivision as far as maintenance,
patching, resurfacing or complete reconstruction. Buffalo County will assume snow
removal of the traveled roadway only. Any outside construction or maintenance work
done on those roads within the subdivision by a contractor or resident will not be
the responsibility of Buffalo County liability and/or cost.
For additional information, please contact the Highway Department at 308-236-1237.