Holiday Schedule

We will be closed the following days in 2017:

MLK Day
Monday January 16

President's Day
Monday February 20

Good Friday
Friday April 14

Memorial Day
Monday May 29

Independence Day
Monday July 3
Tuesday July 4

Labor Day
Monday September 4

Thanksgiving
Thursday November 23
Friday November 24

Christmas
Monday December 25

Public Works

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 261
Lexington, GA 30648

Physical Address
882 Athens Rd
Crawford, GA 30630

Phone
(706)743-5270

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 8:00am-4:45pm 
Saturday, 8:00am - 11:45 (Landfill)

Services:

The public works department is a consolidation of the Road department and the C & D Landfill. The responsibilities of these two departments include the following:

Maintenance of roughly 500 miles of county roads (roughly 50% dirt roads) and other various duties including:

  • Scraping, patching, mowing, spraying
  • Installation of new signs and replacing down or missing signs
  • Inspecting for damage caused by permitted logging/ hauling operations
  • Haul and spread State and locally purchased aggregate
  • Inspect, install, clear and repair cross drains, bridges and culverts
  • Oversee road resurfacing projects
  • Clear trees and debris from roads
  • Submit and oversee State projects i.e. LARP, road striping and bridge and culvert repair and replacement.
  • Bury large domestic animals and livestock
  • Fleet maintenance including PM’s of the departments heavy equipment and county vehicles
  • Provide Clearing, demolition and grading for county building projects
  • Assist other county departments and BOE with hauling and grading projects
  • Management of the C & D landfill
  • Haul/remove recycle material and municipal waste (green bags) from the landfill, recycling centers and county schools
  • Dig cells, and maintain erosion control devices and fulfill construction requirements for phase 2 of the C & D landfill.
  • Manage the closure and maintenance of phase 1 C & D landfill