Welcome to Davis County, Iowa
Secondary Roads Department
Ryan Schock, Assistant Davis County Engineer
21585 Lilac Avenue
Bloomfield, Iowa  52537

Email:  daviseng@netins.net

Daytime Hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Monday through Friday


For any Accidents, Emergency Response, Road and Bridge Issues on or along the
Davis County Secondary Road system 24 hours a day, 7 days a week contact the following:
1st Contact:   Bret Davis
2nd Contact:   Ryan Schock
3rd Contact:   Dean Gooden
Cell: 641.208.5385 
Cell: 641.680.2075
Cell: 641.208.0208
Home: 641.664.2733


DISPATCH: You will be asked to provide the best route to your residence or location of emergency as well as your 911 address. The best route is not necessarily the shortest route, but the one with the best passable roads. Please remember that poor road conditions may increase response time of emergency vehicles. Call for assistance at the first onset of a serious health issue or emergency situation.

FIRE: Fire response protocol has been changed to include two departments from different areas to be dispatched upon a 911 call. All county fire departments will initially respond with four-wheel drive fire trucks.

MEDICAL: Davis County Emergency Medical Services will respond with support vehicles to transport staff and emergency equipment. If you have a health condition that may require emergency services and are concerned abut emergency response time, you might consider temporarily relocating to a more accessible location.

Public Health; Home and Community Health staff will schedule appointments with clients in rural areas early in the mornings while roads are accessible. Clients will be contacted as schedules change due to travel limitations.

LAW ENFORCEMENT: Davis County law enforcements personnel will be dispatched to all emergency situations at the time of the 911 call to assist with transportation issues.

SCHOOLS: Davis County Schools are running buses on hard surfaces only until roads become passable.

Road Department Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the safety and quality of roads and bridges under the County's jurisdiction.
  • Responsible for design and construction on road and bridge projects within the county.
  • Responsible for the supervision of maintenance and construction on all secondary roads in the county.
  • Responsible for issuing permits pertaining to roadway and right of way use.
  • Responsible for the installation of traffic signs, maintaining road surfaces, ditch drainage, vegetation control and winter snow and ice removal.