The St. Joseph County Highway Department maintains roadways and highways. Its services include sweeping, roadway marking, leaf pick up, roadside sign repairs, crack sealing, snow control, arrow painting and pot hole patching and striping. The department also offers drainage maintenance, culvert installation, concrete repair, emergency tree removal, spot wedging, guard rail maintenance, dead animal pick up, building maintenance and gravel road grading services. Additionally, the department performs cleaning of water drainage systems. The department also maintains garages of the county. Its office is located in South Bend, Ind.