Transportation & Public Works Department

Beginning June 1st, the Public Works office at 120 W Dougherty Street will be open to the public from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM through the downstairs entrance. Because of limited space, service will be provided to one person at a time at the doorway, and only staff will be permitted to go past this point. 

Permit applications can be submitted via e-mail or dropped off on the table at the door. 

To meet with staff, please call for an appointment, 706-613-3440.

TRAFFIC: For lane closures, please contact Mike Dunbar at mike.dunbar@accgov.com or 762-400-7837.

STREETS & DRAINAGE: To report potholes, drainage issues, or a dead animal in the roadway, call 706-613-3465.

STORMWATER: No in-person payments will be accepted. To make a credit card payment, please use the online service at www.accgov.com/stormwater. To pay by check or money order, please use the drop box locations at the Water Business Office, 124 E Hancock Ave. Please contact billing staff for questions at stormwater@accgov.com.

We apologize for any inconvenience. These measures are being taken to ensure the safety of both the public and our employees by following Athens-Clarke County policy and CDC Safe Distancing guidelines.


 Our Mission

Our staff is committed to ensuring a high quality of life for current and future generations living in Athens-Clarke County by providing safe and efficient:

  • Roadways, bikeways, and walkways
  • Traffic control and guidance systems
  • Public stormwater collection and conveyance systems

For more information about each of our divisions please visit:

Engineering Division

Stormwater Management Division

Streets and Drainage Division

Traffic Engineering Division


Public Works Projects