Highway Department


County Roads Detail PDF List

                                                    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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Visit our "work in progress" section for updates on road work in the county and our "Inter-Department Links" section to meet all of our crews and see pictures of their work 
Mowing Schedule
We will be mowing and trimming Rockford, Townsend and the Old Piney area roads today. Please be aware and use caution when approaching our mowing crews. 
TDOT ​weekly construction report


Blount County Highway Department will be changing cross drains on the entire length of Laws Chapel Rd over the course of the next sixty days. Please expect closures, delays, and detours. 

Please keep all vehicles clear of this work zone.

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