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Highways & Streets


                       Evans K. Kessey

                    Dena Hagerty
                      Department Coordinator 

                    7613 W. Dunn Street
                    Odessa, Texas 79761
                  Phone (432) 381-0098

                      OFFICE HOURS:
                     Administration & Engineering:
                       8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. [Monday – Friday]

                                  Road Maintenance and Traffic Operations Sections
                          7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. [Monday – Thursday

                Citizen Work Order Request:

                                                                         About Us

The Ector County Highways & Streets Department is responsible for maintenance approximately 552 miles of paved roadway and 33 miles of caliche/unpaved roadway. Our core services and divisions are: Road Maintenance Section, Traffic Operations Section, Engineering Section, Airport Maintenance Section, Equipment Services Section, and Parks.

Our Vision: Committed to excellence by being the department of innovation and quality road maintenance services.

Our Mission: Provides an effective, systematic approach to the care and maintenance of Ector County roads, fleet, parks, and airport as well as provide services and support to communities and agencies in the County. In fulfilling this mission, we are proud of our employees who provide superior dedication to ensure public safety as a priority. 

Road Maintenance Section 
Enrique R. Carrera, Jr.

¨Constructs new roads

¨Repairs and preserves existing roads

¨Grading and shaping gravel roads and drainage ditches

¨Mowing & cutting brush

¨Picking up trash along roadsides and R.O.W.

¨Removing and disposing of dead animals off roadways

¨Maintaining driveway and mailbox approaches

Engineering Section
Engineering Specialist:
Eddie P. Vasquez


¨Reviewing R.O.W and relocating utilities as needed for County projects

¨Issuing addresses outside of city limits

¨Permits and inspects all new driveways constructed along County roads

¨Permits and inspect all excavations performed by outside contractors on Ector County maintained roads

 ¨ Manages County GIS Interactive Maps


Traffic Operations/Airport/
          Parks Section

Supervisor: Martin H. Leyva


¨Installing and maintaining traffic signage in compliance with the T.M.U.T.C.D.

¨Striping centerlines and edge lines of roadway, and parking lots of all county business buildings

¨Entering and reviewing crash reports in compliance with TxDOT C.R.A.S.H. Reports

¨Developing and reviewing TCP in compliance with T.M.U.T.C.D. during roadwork and all third-party work on our R.O.W.

  Equipment Services Section
[Managed by:Vector Fleet Management]      Site Manager: Brian Fowles


¨  Maintenance and repair of all County motor vehicles and equipment. Click here for more information 

¨ Submit Maintenance Request

¨ Fleet Fuel Card Policy

¨ Equipment Donation Policy & Procedures

¨ Fuel Card Transaction Log

¨ Essential Function for Driving

  Department Policies
        and Procedures

 Links and Forms

·Driveway Permit

·Excavation Permit

·Sealcoat Project Schedule


·Floodplain Map

·Precincts Map

·Donation Forms
   ·Donation, Seized/Forfeited Maintenance    & Repair Agreement
   ·  Equipment Donation Receipt
  ·  Permanent (One Year or More) Increase to Fleet Request
  · Dispose Equipment Order Request
  · Donor Certification

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