Engineering & Transportation (Formally DOT)

Restructure Effective September 2021

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners restructured the Department of Transportation in September of 2021.  Under the new structure Road Maintenance is now part of Public Works under the Directorship of Heath Cowart.   The Engineering & Transportation Department was created & oversees Program Delivery, Utility Permits & Traffic Operations under the Directorship of Miguel Valentin.

Report

Roadway Issues

If you have road concerns, such as potholes, unpaved road maintenance, roadside cutting, or sinkholes, you may email Road Conditions or call 678-626-0158 Public Works Road Maintenance Division.

Engineering & Transportation Mission

The Engineering & Transportation mission is to operate, expand, and develop a safe efficient balanced transportation system that supports existing and future travel demand by offering viable multiple mode choice alternatives that meet quality of life expectations for all Douglas County citizens.

Functions

  • Install and maintain signs, pavement markings, traffic signals, & traffic studies.
  • Manage planning and programming activities for county transportation initiatives
  • Manage transportation planning, design and construction projects
  • Study and continuously optimize traffic operations performance

Report

Traffic Signals

To report Traffic Signal Malfunction, please call 404-787-6324 - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, holidays included. If email is preferred, please email concerns to Road Conditions.

Street Signs

To report Stop or Yield signs down or missing, please call 404-456-2127 immediately from the hours of 8 am to 5 pm during normal business hours. After 5 pm, please direct calls to 911.

All other street sign issues may be called anytime to 770-920-7572 or emailed to Transportation, 24 hours a day.

Street Lights

For all issues associated with street lights (such as outages), please call your local power provider:

Georgia Power: Call 888-891-0938 or visit the Georgia Power website

Greystone Power: Call 866-473-9786 or visit the Greystone Power website

2019 Pavement Condition Assessment

These lists provide a relative comparison of road pavement conditions. Pavement condition index (PCI) is 0 to 100 with 0 being poor, and100 being excellent. Downloadable road list in alphabetical order and by District are located below:

Residential Driveway Permit Applications

Please view the Residential Driveway Permit Application (PDF). You can complete this and email it to Driveways or deliver it to Traffic Operations located on the 1st Floor of the Douglas County Courthouse at:
8700 Hospital Drive
Douglasville, GA 30134

2021 Douglas County Resurfacing List

Comprehensive Transportation Plan (2020)