This department is responsible for the maintenance, repair or improvement of those roads in Grainger County that are not maintained by the State Department of Transportation or the City Public Works Departments.
Grainger County has approximately 656 County Road miles, 49 Bridges, and 25 County Highway Employees.
If you have a question regarding a Tennessee State Highway you should call the local Tennessee Department of Transportation at (423) 587-7026.
You are required to contact the Grainger County Highway Superintendent at (865) 696-6551 before doing any work on county right of ways.
If you are planning to or are in the process of constructing a new driveway or road that connects to any county road, you are required to have a permit and may need to install a tile. This tile will prevent water damage to your driveway/road and to the county road system.
Please contact the Grainger County Highway Department at (865) 828-3314 for a site visit and permit before construction.
This notice is to remind you that if you are constructing a road/street that you want accepted as a county maintained road, you are required to call the Grainger County Highway Department at (865) 828-3314 prior to construction.