Highway Department

Oneida County seasonal weight restrictions will go into effect for most Oneida County Trunk Highways on Friday, March 1st at 10:00 a.m. For information regarding posted roads, go to the Highway department link.

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
Email[email protected]
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, AlexCommissioner[email protected]
Baker,  CurtisForeman[email protected]
Braun, MichaelSign Coordinator[email protected]
Cooper, Jeri Finance Specialist[email protected]
Gleason, DannyFinance Technician [email protected]
Kuester, SteveForeman[email protected]
Rich, BenjaminPatrol Superintendent[email protected]
Schmidtbauer, Taylor Shop Superintendent [email protected]