Aitkin County Highway Department is engaged in providing and maintaining the transportation system of the Aitkin County. Based in Aitkin, Minn., the department offers maintenance services to roadways, bridges and ditches. It monitors road conditions for seasonal road restrictions. Aitkin County Highway Department inspects and oversees the construction of federal, state and county funded projects. The department performs preliminary and design engineering on roads, bridges and culverts. In addition, it renders technical assistance to townships, cities and other governmental departments.