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Jackson County Highway Department

Highway Department

Four Medora residents vying for three town council seats

Jerry Ault
Highway Superintendent

Julie Wehmiller
Office Manager

360 S. County Rd. 25 E.
Brownstown, IN  47220

Ph: (812) 358-2226
Fx: (812) 358-0953

Summer Hours
April 1 - Oct. 31)

Monday - Thursday
6:00 am - 4:30 pm 

Weeks w/ Paid Holiday
Monday - Thursday 
6:00 am - 2:30 pm

Winter Hours
(Nov. 1 - March 31)
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Jackson County Highway Department is responsible for maintaining the county roads and bridges.
There are 12 townships in the county with a total of 738 miles of road to maintain. There are 190 bridges in the county. The department has 3 crews that work county wide in all 12 townships.

For any emergencies after hours, please contact the Sheriff’s Department at (812) 358-2141 and they will contact the Highway Superintendent Jerry Ault.

Crew Foreman:
The Highway Department has three:
  • Tony Hamilton: Paving, Chip & Seal, Grading, Stoning roads
  • Jeff Jackson: Signs, Mowing, Mo-trim, Debris pickup
  • Todd LePage: Ditching, Culverts, Driveway Permits
  • Drew B. Markel, President: District 1 Townships (Brownstown, Driftwood, Grassy Fork, and Washington)
  • Bob Gillaspy: District 2 Townships (Hamilton, Jackson, Redding, and Vernon)
  • Matt Reedy: District 3 Townships (Carr, Owen, Salt Creek, and Pershing)