Public Works

The responsibility of the Meriwether County Public Works department isPublic Works Meriwether County to maintain all County-owned roadway infrastructure and to provide the traveling public with safe, reliable public roadways.

Public Works is also responsible for all County Signs, County Bridges, and maintenance on all County buildings and grounds.

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Current Road Issues

Ever since the recent flooding that occurred on April 19th, our Public Works Department has Water flowing under roadwaybeen working hard to repair and fix roads that were badly damaged that day. Although they have made strides at getting roads back open and passable there are many that will take some time due to the severity of the damage and still remain closed. It is a priority to our Board of Commissioners to get these roads restored and back open. Find an up to date list of roads damaged due to flooding that are closed or partially passable with caution.

Upcoming Road Projects 

Cove Road Culvert ReplacementLong road with overhanging trees

This project involves the replacement of the collapsed multi-plate culvert pipe with a triple line of 108 inches pipes. The contractor started on April 15th on and has begun the replacement process. The project should be completed within 120 days.

2018 & 2019 Local Maintenance & Improvement Grant (LMIG) Projects

This is patching, leveling and resurfacing project. This is a multi-step process that at a minimum typically takes 30 to 40 days to complete each road. The 2018 and 2019 contract consists of approximately 12 miles of resurfacing in each contract totaling approximately 24 miles. Read More about LMIG.