Public Works

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The function of the Public Works Department is to provide overall coordination and direction to five separate but cooperating divisions (Engineering, Roads & Bridges, Sanitation, Storm Water, and Clean & Beautiful), and to interact appropriately with various other state, federal, and local agencies.

This Department is responsible for all facets of Road Maintenance and Construction, Engineering and Design, Plan Review and Project Inspection, Solid Waste Collection, and Recycling.

Road Closures & Current Projects

Due to the construction of Walton County Fire Rescue Station 7, the Good Hope Convenience Center at this location will no longer be in operation starting January 10, 2023. The closest convenience site to this location is the Whatley Convenience Center, located at 2620 Whitney Road Southeast. People are also encouraged to dispose of garbage at the Walton County Keep Walton Beautiful Recycling Center located at 2051 Leroy Anderson Road, Monroe, GA 30655. For more information on garbage disposal, visit the Walton County Public Works webpage at


THOMPSON ROAD-  Resurfacing on Thompson Road from GA HWY 20 to the Gwinnett County line will tentatively begin Wednesday, April 26, 2023.

JACKS CREEK ROAD- Resurfacing on Jacks Creek Road from Snows Mill Rd and Hwy 83 is in progress.

BETHEL CHURCH ROAD- Resurfacing on Bethel Church Road from Snows Mill Rd and Jacks Creek Rd is in progress.

HODGES ROAD- Resurfacing on Hodges Road will tentatively begin on Wednesday, May 17, 2023.

There are currently no road closures to report at this time.

Please drive carefully in this area for your safety and the safety of our crews.
Keep in mind that there will be traffic delays in this area. Please watch for pilot cars and flaggers.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call our office. We appreciate your patience during our paving season.

Special Announcements

Georgia Department of Transportation
Request for Feedback
For P.I. No. 0016363
Walton County

The Georgia Department of Transportation (DOT) is placing project information for review and feedback onto an internet platform to allow citizens to review and comment on the proposed project.  We appreciate your participation in this process.  

Georgia DOT has publish information at   related to the proposed roundabout at State Route (SR) 81 and County Road (CR) 29/Ozora Church Road

This project proposes to replace the existing un-signalized intersection at SR 81 and CR 29/Ozora Church Road with a three-legged, hybrid roundabout. There would be no detour required for construction of this project, and construction would take approximately 24 months to complete.

The purpose of this internet posting is to replace an in-person meeting, while allowing the public to review the proposed project, provide feedback, or write in with questions.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information:
To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities contact the District Planning and Programming Liaison, Michelle “Shelley” Ramey at or 770-533-7245.

Comments will be accepted concerning this project until Wednesday, July 27th. Written statements may be submitted to:       
Mr. Eric Duff
State Environmental Administrator
Georgia Department of Transportation
600 West Peachtree Street, NW – 16th Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30308


There are currently no Traffic Movement Changes in progress.

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