General Road Information
The Clallam County Road Department's administration office is located in Port Angeles, the County seat. The Road Department builds and maintains the County's motorized and non-motorized transportation system. The Road Department works with the Peninsula Regional Transportation Planning Organization to ensure that the County's road and trail system is well planned, has adequate funding from sources outside the County and that the system provides efficient connections to other transportation providers.
Clallam County maintains 488 miles of roads and 34 bridges within 1,750 square miles of Clallam County. These roads include 485 miles of Bituminous Surface Treatment and Asphalt Concrete Pavement, 3 miles of gravel roads. Roads not under the responsibility of the County Road Department include: state highways, such as Highways 101 and 112; city streets in Sequim, Port Angeles, and Forks; Olympic National Park, Olympic National Forest, and Department of Natural Resources roads; and private roads. Approximately $4,500,000 is spent each year covering all aspects of road maintenance. Major road reconstruction is performed by private contractors with the Engineering staff providing the design, contract writing, and inspection of the work. Approximately $3,000,000 is budgeted each year for road reconstruction.