Public Works

Public Works photo David McKee, Director of Public Works

25 Justice Way, Suite 2232
Dawsonville, GA 30534


(706) 344-3500 x42232 phone
(706) 344-3501 phone
(706) 344-3654 fax

Contact by email

Office Hours:

(Administration Only)
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

(Road Crew Only)
Tuesday - Friday 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

(Transfer Station Only)
Monday - Saturday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM


David McKee, Director
(706) 344-3500 x42227 phone
(706) 344-3501 phone

Alexa Bruce, Administrative Assistant
(706) 344-3500 x42232 phone                   

Public Works Overview

The Dawson County Public Works Department provides quality service to the citizens of Dawson County and its visitors through the management of roads, bridges, and trails. Our goal is to protect our investment in infrastructure and to promote safe, efficient movement of people and vehicles.

The Department of Public Works is working for the residents of Dawson County all year round. To report a non-emergency public works-related problem, such as a pothole or downed street sign, please submit a service request using our work requisition form or call the Public Works Department at (706) 344-3500 x 42232. Our staff responds to non-emergency requests during regular business hours.

Roads Department

Eddie Savage, Roads Operations Manager
     Steven Thomas, Field Supervisor
     Gary Millholand, Field Supervisor
     Josh C. Jones, Motor Grader Operator
     Mike Dudney, Senior Equipment Operator
     Josh L. Jones, Senior Equipment Operator
     Steven McNeal, Senior Equipment Operator
     David Fulton, Senior Equipment Operator
     Larry Veloce, Equipment Operator
     Sammy Horner, Equipment Operator
     Justin Riddle, Equipment Operator

Transfer Station

Dana Cleveland, Transfer Station Operator
     Buddy Thomason, Transfer Station Attendant
     Steve Howard, Transfer Station Attendant
     Mark Cown, Transfer Station Attendant
     Billy Keeton, Community Service Coordinator    

Applications & Forms

Driveway Permit Application
Encroachment Application



General Information

Dawson Forest Road Rehabilitation Project
The Dawson Forest Road Rehabilitation Project has been completed. The entire project cost $2,186,551.90 and was funded entirely by SPLOST VI.

SR 53 & GA 400 Continuous Flow Intersection Video
Dawson County Road Specifications
Driveway Construction and Permitting Ordinance
2012 Snow-Ice Road Plan
Approved Subdivision Regulations September 2010

Title VI Information

As a recipient of federal financial assistance under the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), the Dawson County Board of Commissioners hereby gives public notice that it is our policy to assure compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities.

Any person who believes they have been subject to unlawful discriminatory practices under Title VI has the right to file a formal complaint.  Click here for more information on Title VI.