Highway Maintenance

The Highway Department provides maintenance for all county roads, issues new driveway permits, and works with builders, paving companies and trucking companies to assure safe conditions on county roads.

Jefferson County Highway Department

Charles H. Tipton, Superintendent
202 W. Main Street
P. O. Box 247
Dandridge, TN 37725
Phone: (865) 397-2155; Fax: (865) 397-1899

Office Hours:
8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday
Contact the Highway Department office for maintenance on any county maintained road.

Notice for Construction of Roads/Streets in Jefferson County

To all developers, subdivision contractors, paving companies and all others constructing roads/streets in Jefferson County:

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 Jefferson County Highway Superintendent, Charles H. Tipton, at (865) 397-2155 prior to construction.

Notice to all Developers, Utility, Paving & Trucking Companies working in Jefferson County:

This notice is to advise all developers and paving/trucking companies using roads in Jefferson County that we are concerned about the safety and condition of our roads. When hauling trucks use our county roads causing damage, repair costs can create a huge expense.

It is not our intent to interfere with your business; however, constant use from heavy trucks that result in damage to our roads will make you liable for needed repairs at your expense.

You are required to contact the Jefferson County Highway Superintendent, Charles H. Tipton, at (865) 397-2155 before doing work on county right of ways.

Notice for Driveway Permits

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 Jefferson County Highway Department at (865) 397-2155 for a site visit and permit before construction.