Views of Hamilton County
Blue Rounded Corner
Road Cut Permit Application
The Highway Department’s main function is to maintain 880 miles of surface treatment, hot mix paved roads, and bridges to a level that is safe to the traveling public. County vehicles and equipment maintenance, Traffic Shop and Stockroom are also provided as separate activities.
Functions
  • Maintains county roadways and right-of-ways  (i.e. mowing, ditching and paving)
  • Installs driveway tiles and builds headwalls on driveways
  • Removes ice and snow from roadways during emergency conditions
  • Removes fallen trees and dead animals from roadways
  • Maintains county vehicles for all departments;  provides wrecker service for immobilized county vehicles
  • Repairs damaged county vehicles (i.e. body work, etc.)
  • Installs and maintains all traffic control devices, including street signs
  • Maintains and applies stripes to county roads
FAQs
  1. Who do I contact regarding driver’s license?
    Tennessee State Driver’s License Center (423) 634-6218
  2. Who do I contact regarding city road repairs?
    Chattanooga Public Works Dial 311
  3. Who do I call regarding interstate XX and state route questions?
    State of Tennessee Department of Transportation (423) 892-3430
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