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 trimming Rockford and the Currie area roads today. Please be aware and use caution when approaching our mowing crews. 


Weather permitting, Blount County Highway Department will close a section of Wrights Ferry Rd closest to E old Topside Rd on Tuesday, March 13th from 8 am to 4 pm to remove trees from the embankment. Please expect delays and detours and plan your route accordingly.

Please keep all vehicles clear of this work zone. Any vehicles parked in 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