Fleet Maintenance


The Fleet Maintenance Division provides preventative service and repair for the Highway Department fleet to ensure safe operations and reduce maintenance and replacement costs.

The Highway Department fleet comprises more than just vehicles. It includes ¾- and one-ton pickups, tandem axle dump trucks, road graders, excavators, loader backhoes, front end loaders, culvert steaming units, general purpose trailers, a bulldozer, a skid steer, a semi tractor and trailer, a pothole patcher, and miscellaneous equipment and attachments.

Key responsibilities include: 
  • Providing routine maintenance on all Highway Department vehicles and equipment 
  • Maintaining maintenance records on all vehicles and equipment 
  • Maintaining parts inventory, ordering all repair and inventory parts and fabricating parts as needed 
  • Performing annual vehicle and trailer safety inspections to ensure compliance with Federal regulations

Contact Us

Steve Butz
Mechanic

Westley Higgins
Assistant Mechanic

Cook County Highway Department
609 E 4th Avenue
Grand Marais, MN 55604
Phone: 218.387.3014
Fax: 218.387.3012

Winter Hours
Monday – Friday
7 am – 3:30 pm

Summer Hours
Monday – Thursday
6 am – 4:30 pm
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