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The Newton County Transportation Department is responsible for the planning, development and maintenance of the County’s roadway and drainage infrastructure, including over 750 miles of paved and unpaved roadways and right-of-ways.

The Transportation Department is responsible for developing long-range transportation plans and capital work plans for resurfacing, safety improvements and drainage improvements.


The Transportation Department includes the Engineering Division which provides design, construction oversight, inspection and project management for capital projects, maintenance projects and other developments.

Fleet Maintenance is also a part of the Transportation Department. Fleet provides in-house repair and management for the County’s fleet including the Sherriff’s Office, Fire Services, Solid Waste, Roads and other departments.