Public Works

Duties

The Sumter County Public Works Department duties include:

  • Repairing potholes and sink areas on paved roads
  • Cleaning storm drains, driveway pipes, curbs, and gutters
  • Maintaining ditches
  • Responding to flooding due to excessive amounts of rain
  • Maintaining winter-related snow and ice
  • Repairing and cleaning roadways, roadsides, and structures due to storms, floods, and other disasters
  • Blading and reshaping road shoulders to eliminate edge ruts and ridges
  • Maintaining right of way sections of residential driveways and mailbox areas
  • Maintaining guardrails on bridges throughout the County
  • Installing, replacing, and repairing all directional and street signs on County-maintained roads