Sumner County Road Department
Judy Hardin, Road Superintendent
1051 Old Highway 109 North
Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: (615) 452-2632
FAX: (615) 452-7335
Office Hours: Mon. - Thurs., 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Services offered or responsibilities:
- County road repair and maintenance.
- County bridge repair and maintenance.
- County anti-litter administration.
Due to budget restraints beginning 1/1/2015 Sumner County Highway Department will no longer provide brush pick up service.
ONE TIME BRUSH PICK UP:
Due to the recent snow/ice event the week of February 15, 2015, Sumner County Highway Department will be picking up limbs/brush for residents if it is stacked at the road by March 31st.
Each resident will be permitted a onetime pickup for storm damage only. If the limbs/brush is not from storm damage the driver will leave it. You must call our office at 615-452-2632 to be put on a list. Deadline is March 31, 2015.
What to do with your brush?
Resource Authority 615-452-1114
- Hours M-F 6 am - 5 pm Sat. 7 am - 4 pm
- ($25.00 a ton for all yard waste)
Burn Permit 1-877-350-2876
- Hours: M-F 8 am - 4:30 pm
- (No Charge - Retain number until burn is completed)
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What is the right of way of a particular road?
A: Each road's right of way is different, it is best to call our office to obtain this information.
Q: What is the speed limit on a particular county road?
A: Each road's speed limit is different and several do not have a set speed limit, it is best to call our office to obtain this information. If the road doesn't have a posted speed limit sign, then the speed limit is assumed to be 55 MPH.
Q: Does the highway department install driveway "tile" connections?
A: YES. Call our office (452-2632) and let them know the location where the tile needs to be installed. Have that location marked with stakes. The foreman in that area will go out and see what size tile needs to be installed. That foreman will contact you with the size needed. It is your responsibility to purchase the tile and have it delivered to your property. You will then call and let our office know that it is available to be installed. The foreman will then put you on his schedule to be installed.
Q: Who picks up an animal carcass on a county road or road right of way?
A: The Sumner County Highway Department will pick up domestic and non-domestic animal carcasses the size of a dog and larger.
Q: Who takes care of Hwy. 109 and Hwy. 174?
A: The Tennessee Department of Transportation. Any road that has a number and is outside city limits is maintained by the state. The number for the local office in Gallatin is (615) 451-5822.