The Washington County Public Works Department maintains more than 500 miles of dirt and milled asphalt roads and more than 300 miles of paved roads in Washington County along with the culverts and ditches that help drain these roads. The Public Works Department mows the road sides along the county paved roads as well as cutting back encroaching vegetation and tree limbs along improved and dirt roads. Additionally, Public Works maintains more than 50 bridges that cross over the creeks, streams and rivers along Washington County roads.
For your safety the Public Works Department maintains the road name signs that are placed on each of the county roads to help expedite emergency services response time and for the convenience of local traffic. Stop signs, speed limit signs and informational signs are also maintained by the department.
The Public Works Department is committed to operating in a professional manner including being responsive to our customers. If you have any maintenance or repair concerns, please contact the Public Works Department. Public Works welcomes all questions and encourages new ideas from Washington County citizens.
Driveway Permits and Utility Construction Permits are issued by the Public Works Department. Please fill out the appropriate application below and either mail, email or fax it to the Public Works Department. Applications may also be hand delivered to the Public Works Department during normal business hours.