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Roads & Bridges
The primary mission of the Roads and Bridges Department is the repair and maintenance of approximately 450 miles of existing county roads and rights-of-way, 76 bridges, and 27 culverts over streams, in a prompt, efficient, and economic manner, using well-planned activities, proper equipment, and skilled and dedicated employees.

Within this mission, the Roads and Bridges Department is responsible for, but not limited to:
  • Pothole patching
  • Milling and deep-patching operations in conjunction with LARP and county resurfacing contracts
  • Rights-of-way mowing
  • Tree trimming / removal / chipping
  • Drainage ditch and storm water structure repair
  • Cross and side drain repair and replacement
  • Shoulder construction and repair
  • Street / traffic signage erection
  • Hydro seeding
  • Preparation and oversight of calcium chloride application to gravel roads
  • Bridge repair (as needed)

Roads and Bridges Department personnel also respond to emergencies and natural and man-made disasters 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week by removing roadway debris resulting from vehicular accidents, clearing storm-related debris from roadways, plowing and spreading salt during ice and snow events, and closing and barricading roads which have been determined to pose a danger to drivers.

Kingston Road Project
 Kingston Road Project -2013 002.jpg  Philip Clack
Commissioner Phillip Clack (District 3) watching the demo of a 560 asphalt spreader on Kingston Rd. Also attending were Commissioner Ron Milton (district 5 and County Manager Michael Lamar. Thanks to all that participated, and to those that could not make it due to being out of town or prior engagements.

Gregg Pennington


Shea Green
Administrative Assistant
Ph: (706)342-0821

James Edwards
Ph: (706)707-6045

Crew Leaders
Wade Anderson
Ph: (706)707-6203
Chris Jenkins
Ph: (706)372-7955