The DeSoto County Road Department is directed by the road manager. The road manager is appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
The county is divided into four divisions, each managed by a a superintendent. The road department maintains more than 650 miles of roads and 102 bridges in the unincorporated areas of the county, providing the following services to the citizens of DeSoto County:
Road and Shoulder Maintenance
Road Side Limb/Debris Pick-Up
New Road Development
Fleet Management for County Vehicles
Engineering Department Oversees New Projects and Developments