The Public Works Department maintains and repairs 486 miles of paved county roads, 86 miles of unpaved county roads, 32 bridge structures, and many culverts and storm drainage pipes in the unincorporated area of the county. This department also mows all county rights-of-ways, maintain ditches, trim trees, install traffic signs, remove storm debris from county rights-of-way, and conducts in-house projects on an as-needed basis. This department also supervises contracted road and bridge work and large pipe and bridge replacements, prepares the annual LMIG list of resurfacing needs, and keeps the county road improvement program updated. This department issues driveway, utility encroachment, and timber permits, sells driveway pipe for installation within the county by private contractors, performs preliminary plan reviews regarding new roads for county acceptance, performs traffic studies, and responds to citizen complaints regarding traffic safety issues.

Location
9982 SR 116
P.O. Box 365
Hamilton, GA 31811

Office Hours
Monday – Thursday
7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Holiday Weeks
7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m

Contact
Mike Brown, Director
Katrina Culpepper, Administrative Assistant

706-628-5850

Department Stats
Full-Time Employees: 14
Part-Time Employees: 4
FY 2017-18 Budget: $