The Iowa County Engineer is appointed by the Board of Supervisors to provide oversight of roads and bridges in Iowa County.


  Iowa County, Iowa - Engineer                

Iowa County Secondary Road systems is comprised of:

16 Townships (approximately 587 square miles)
159 miles of paved roads
697 miles of gravel roads
74 miles of dirt roads
206 bridges

Iowa County Engineer:

The county engineer is a licensed professional engineer and is appointed by the Board of Supervisors.

Reports weekly to the Board of Supervisors all plans and specifications of road, bridge, and culvert work.

The engineer office designs, inspects, and administers the construction of roads and bridges in the county as well as various projects that enhance the road system.

The engineer inspects the bridge structures on a regular basis to assess their condition and safety.

Reports annually to county and state officials all expenditures on secondary road funds.

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to provide unincorporated Iowa County with the safest and highest quality of roads and bridges. We seek to accomplish this with constructing bridges and culverts, paving roads, and grading roads, gravel, snow removal, traffic signing, and brush control with the most advanced technology possible.
County Engineer:

Nicholas Amelon, P.E.

Address of office:
950 Franklyn Ave
Marengo, Iowa 52301

Hours Office is open:
Monday - Friday
7:00 A.M - 3:30 P.M.

Phone Number:
(319) 642-3721

Fax Number:
(319) 642-7046

2019 Dust Control Permit



Annual Oversize/Overweight Permit

Embargo Permit

Engineer Access Policy

Entrance/Driveway Permit

General Right of Way Permit

Single/Round Trip Permit

Tile Crossing Permit

Utility Permit Application