Highway Department

                                                    Jeff Headrick

Mission Statement

The Blount County Highway Department is a professional and united team dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Blount County. We make every effort to maximize the efficient, effective use of our resources in the support, maintenance and upkeep of our county infrastructure. We are committed to the safety of our citizens and providing the highest level of service to the community that our budget allows.

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Mowing Schedule
We will be mowing and trimming Conning, Morganton and the Carpenter area roads today. Please be aware and use caution when approaching our mowing crews. 
Public Notice
Weather permitting; on Monday April
16, 2018, the Blount County Highway
Department will begin paving East
Millers Cove Road. Paving will begin
at the Sevier County line and proceed
all the way to Old Walland Highway.
This work will take
approximately 5 to
8 working days. During paving operations
(8:00am to 6:00pm each day.)
East Millers Cove Road will be closed
to thru traffic, local traffic
should anticipate
long delays. Public safety is always
our primary concern; therefore,
the Highway Department has coordinated
with Blount County Schools and
emergency services to insure that
school buses and emergency response
vehicles have full access as

needed. Information and additional
maps will be available at the Walland
Fire station, or contact the Highway
Department at 865-982-4652.

Volunteers Needed For Clean-Up Day

pistol creek


Weather permitting, the Blount County Highway Department will be paving Nean Ln on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience this will cause to the residents, but look forward giving you a better driving surface.

Please keep all vehicles clear of this work zone. Any vehicles parked in the work zone will be towed at owner’s expense.

If there are any questions, please contact the Blount County Highway Department at 865.982.4652

TDOT ​weekly construction report
Please visit our new "Recycle Center Website", linked below
Recycle Center
We are proud to announce that the Counties new Recycle Center is now open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8:00am - 4:30pm. We are Located on Levi street, one street down from the Blount County Operations Center off of McArthur Rd.

Click the link below to see what is accepted at our facility

For your convenience there is a drop box for your unwanted prescription medications located at the Blount County Justice Center in the 24hr lobby, 940 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy.

Charlie Ferguson

  1. Highway Department

    Physical Address
    1227 McArthur Road
    Operations Center
    Maryville, TN 37804


    Phone: 865-982-4652

Stop by and meet Charlie our Recycle Center onsite operator