The Jasper County Highway Department maintains approximately 540 miles of the 955 county miles of roads in the county along with hundreds of bridges and culverts


The primary function of the jasper county highway department is to provide a safe and reliable road system for the public by maintaining roadways and bridges within the county common district. The jasper county highway department is also charged with installing 911 signs.

Hours of Operation

7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

Flood Plain Maps and Storm Water Management

Contact Olsson Associates, 702 South Main Street, Joplin, Missouri, 417-781-0643

Jasper County Road District Map

Jasper County Road Contacts:

Common Road District - 125 North River, Carthage, MO 64836

Superintendent - Bob Burris, Phone: 358-0451 Email:

Assistant Superintendent- Rowdy Baugh, Email:

Sign Technician - Ethan Kendall, Email:

Community Service/Litter Control Director - Mitch Stephens,

Sarcoxie Road District - I-44 Loop and Fifth Street, Sarcoxie, MO 64862

Jared Ross, Phone 439-5315

Carthage Special Road District - 123 North Meridian Carthage, MO 64836

Superintendent - Jim Wakefield, Phone: 358-4127

Assistant Superintendent - Curtis Cottingham

Carl Junction Road District - 27940 Ivy Rd, Carl Junction, MO 64836

Jerry York Phone: 649-2149 Email:

Joplin Special Road District - 1016 Pitcher, Joplin, MO 64801

Superintendent - Randy Cossey Phone: 624-3489 Email:

Assistant Superintendent - Gene Eden

LaRussell Special Road Distrit

Rodney Guinn Phone: 548-7689 Email: