Jackson County JD 30


Location: Sections 7, 8, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, and 30 of Heron Lake Township and Section 13 of West Heron Lake Township 

Size: 3,483 acres 

Project: several improvements to Open Ditch No. 2, replacement of an Open Ditch No. 1 field crossing, relocation of an Open Ditch No. 1 field crossing, replacement of a portion of Branch F, construction of a woodchip bioreactor at the Branch F outlet, and the construction of a new lateral named Branch F-4.

Cost: $1,022,549.19, financed by general obligation bonding through Jackson County

Status: bid was awarded to Hutton Drainage & Excavating, Inc. of West Concord. Construction began in 2016. The Final Acceptance Hearing was held on December 6, 2017. Damages payments were made on March 20, 2018.