The primary responsibility of the Burt County Road Department is county road and bridge maintenance including signing, snow removal, culvert repair and replacement, ect. Burt County has approximately 760.56 miles of rural public roads. Of the 760.56 miles, 80.15 miles are unsurfaced, 615.86 miles are gravel, and 64.55 miles are hard-surfaced roads, being asphalt or concrete.
There are over 147 bridges located in Burt County, which are inspected on a bi-annual basis. Most of the bridges are replaced as needed by contracting them to qualified construction companies. Most repair work on the bridges is done by the Burt County Road Department.
Public Notice: The Burt County Board of Supervisors Nebraska State Law 39-1812 Hedges and trees; trimming; duties of Landowners.
Each landowner in this state upon whose land there is standing or growing any Osage orange, willow or locust hedge fence, trees, or undergrowth, bordering the public roads, when such fence, trees, or undergrowth become a public nuisance to travel on the roads, or obstruct the view at or near railroad crossings, crossroads or abrupt turns in the road, shall keep the same trimmed not less than once a year by cutting back to within four feet of the ground, excepting trees, which shall be trimmed from the ground up eight feet, and the trimmings so cut shall be burned or removed from the road right-of-way within ten days after each cutting.
Source: Laws 1957, c.155, art. V, 12, p.555.