Shawnee County Public Works

Efficient Infrastructure Services.


Lake Sherwood Wasterwater System Upgrade

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General Services

  • Maintenance of County roads & Bridges, including snow removal.
  • Installation/Maintenance of traffic safety signals, signs and lights.
  • Emergency Response
  • Operation and Maintenance of County Sewer system
  • To report problems within the county road right-of-way SeeClickFix
  • Typical problems to report include (but are not limited to) potholes, drainage problems (road or ditch), needed entrance (including entrance culvert) maintenance, mowing, missing or damaged signs, hazardous debris in road, encroaching vegetation that impacts safety
  • Topeka and Shawnee County Complete Streets Design Guidelines
  • KDOT News, Lane Closures & more
    Information about KDOT news and current and upcoming projects
  • Road Maintenance Look Up Map
    Find the agency and contact information for a specific road in Shawnee County


    Public Works Photos

  • Picture of Curt Niehaus Director - Curt Niehaus, P.E.


    Mailing and Street Address:

    Shawnee County Public Works
    1515 NW Saline
    Topeka, Ks 66618

    785.251.6101 (Administration / Garage / Road Maintenance / Signs and Signals)

    785.251.6101 (Bridge Division)

    785.251.6101 (Surveyor Division)

    785.251.6101 (Stormwater Pollution Info)

    Hours: 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.; Mon. - Fri.