Highway Department

Highway Department

Oneida County Highway Department wants the public to know that seasonal weight restrictions will go into effect for most Oneida County Trunk Highways on Thursday March 23rd at noon. For information regarding town roads, please contact the township directly.

The Oneida County Highway Department appreciates the public’s cooperation at this time of year to protect the tremendous public investment in our roads.

Department HeadAlex Hegeman
AddressP.O. Box 696, 730 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 – Thursday 6 AM to 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.


Hegeman, AlexCommissionerahegeman@co.oneida.wi.us
Baker,  CurtisForemancbaker@co.oneida.wi.us
Braun, MichaelSign Coordinatormbraun@co.oneida.wi.us
Cooper, Jeri Finance Specialistjcooper@co.oneida.wi.us
Gleason, DannyFinance Technician dgleason@co.oneida.wi.us
Kuester, SteveForemanskuester@co.oneida.wi.us
Rich, BenjaminPatrol Superintendentbrich@co.oneida.wi.us
Schmidtbauer, Taylor Shop Superintendent tschmidtbauer@co.oneida.wi.us