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Public Works Department:

The Public Works Department maintains and repairs 430.34 miles of paved roads, 36.43 miles of unpaved roads, 25 bridge structures, 50 bridge culverts, 45 miles of concrete sidewalks, 300 miles of concrete curb and gutter, and 95 miles of storm drain pipe in the unincorporated area of the county. This department also mows all county road right-of-ways, maintain ditches, replace driveway culvert pipes, trims trees, installs traffic signs, assists the Storm Water Utility with their maintenance projects, and conducts in-house projects including paving short lengths of roads and parking areas. This department also oversees contracted road and bridge work and large pipe and culvert replacement, prepares the annual LMIG list of resurfacing needs, keeps the county road improvement program updated, and attends Technical Coordinating Committee meetings for the Atlanta Regional Commission. This department also issues driveway, utility, and timber harvest permits, performs preliminary plan reviews regarding new roads for county acceptance, performs traffic studies, assists in updating the county's roadway speed limits for radar permit purposes, manages the streetlight program, and responds to citizens' complaints regarding traffic safety issues.

The Public Works Department supervises the county’s public works functions including Engineering, Roads & Bridges, Buildings & Grounds and the Water, Wastewater and Stormwater Utility Enterprise Funds.

Location:
30 N. Broad Street
Winder, GA 30680

Hours:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday - Friday

Contact:
Charles McGiboney
Director
770-307-3000, ext. 5810

Department Administration Stats:
Full-Time Employees: 2
FY 2017 Budget: $530,020