Upson County Road Department

2440 Hwy 74 E.

Thomaston, GA 30286

Phone (706)647-2824

Contact: James Melton


Office Hrs: M-F 7:00am-3:00pm


road paving pic
James Melton-Road Superintendent
Roger Smith-Records Clerk
James Vaughn-Shop Supervisor

Under the guidance of Superintendent James Melton, the Upson County Road Department provides leadership and administrative support for matters relating to:

·        Roads

·      Fleet Maintenance


Our Road Department professional’s responsibilities and duties involve a variety of items; they include, but are not limited to the following:

·        Pothole complaints and repairs

·        Certain permits and bridge/culvert inspections

·        Sign requests and installation

·        Street repaving requests, creation and maintenance of the county's priority list

·        Right of way mowing, tree/bush trimming

·        Drainage problems/complaints and stopped up pipe/catch basins

·        Paving of dirt roads

·        Dirt road maintenance

·        Traffic problems/discussion

Public Works also collaborates with Finance and Administration for funding applications to the Georgia Department of Transportation and other agencies for new road projects and resurfacing Upson County’s roads.