Highway Department

Department HeadBruce Stefonek
Address730 W. Kemp St. 
Rhinelander, Wisconsin  54501
Phone NumberMain Line: 715-369-6184
Shop Superintendant: 715-369-6132
Highway Commissioner: 715-369-6131
Fax Number715-369-2790
Office HoursMonday – Friday (Winter): 7 AM to 3 PM, Monday – Thursday (Summer): 6 AM – 4 PM
Committee Of JurisdictionPublic Works Committee


Services & Duties

Responsible for maintaining approximately 160 miles of State Highway and approximately 172 miles of County Trunk Highway.

Maintenance includes snow plowing, salting, and sanding, putting up snow fence, road resurfacing, shoulder repair, drainage, sign repair, guard rails, patching pavement, mowing, brush removal, tree cutting, and trash pick up on the right of way. Also issues driveway permits, weight permits, and utility permits and is responsible for Adopt-A-Highway Program for the county.


Stefonek,  BruceHighway Commissioner
Baker,  CurtisMechanic/Equipment Operator
Boziel,  JeffEquipment Operator
Cira,  AdamMechanic/Equipment Operator
Cooper,  JeriFinance Technicianjcooper@co.oneida.wi.us
Ellner,  JimEquipment Operator
Friday,  DarrenMechanic/Equipment Operator
Gleason,  DanFinance Techniciandgleason@co.oneida.wi.us
Baker, CurtisForepersoncbaker@co.oneida.wi.us
Howard,  JuniorForepersonjhoward@co.oneida.wi.us
Husby,  RonaldMechanic/Equipment Operator
Jakubowski,  DavidMechanic/Equipment Operator
Johns,  LanceSignman/Equipment Operatorljohns@co.oneida.wi.us
Kuester,  SteveEquipment Operator
Miles,  TaylorMechanic/Equipment Operator
Palubicki,  KeithEquipment Operator
Pelc,  GeorgeEquipment Operator
Peter,  TimMechanic
Rich,  BenPatrol Superintendentbrich@co.oneida.wi.us
Running,  MikeEquipment Operator
Schmidtbauer,  TaylorShop Superintendent
Snyder,  DannyEquipment Operator
Snyder,  KeithEquipment Operator
Tenlen, JeffreyMechanic/Equipment Operator
Zelechowski,  RichardEquipment Operator