Lewis County Highway Department
Joyce Holt Lewis County Highway Commissioner

Joyce Holt
Lewis County Highway Commissioner

327 Buffalo Rd, Hohenwald, TN 38462, Phone: (931) 796-2287
The goal of Lewis County Highway Department is to provide the citizens of Lewis County with a safe, cost-effective road system that ensures the mobility of the people and county services.

The Lewis County Highway Department is a full service facility equipped with a business office, a vehicle maintenance garage, sign shop, paving, and construction equipment. The Highway Department has a wide range of responsibilities including mowing all county right-of-way, snow and debris removal, bridge and road construction, striping, cold patch, tile installation, grading roadside & bank stabilization thru NRCS and FEMA disaster recovery efforts.

Quick Facts:
  • Lewis County maintains 375 named roads totaling 328 miles of which 121.39 are asphalt surface, 195.03 tar and chipped surface, and 11.90 chert roads.
  • The Lewis County Highway Department employs 21 full time employees.
  • The Lewis County Highway Department also maintains 105 bridges.
Road Hazard Reporting:

The public is encouraged to report any unsafe conditions observed on the county roads.

Downed trees, damaged pavement, bridges, guard rails, road obstructions, debris, missing signs, etc., should be reported as soon as possible.

Road hazards on County Maintained Roads may be reported to the Lewis County Highway Department during normal business hours. Hazards may be reported after hours by calling 911 and notifying the Lewis County Sheriff’s Office. The Lewis County Highway Department maintains on-call personnel to fix these problems and return the roads to a safe condition as soon as possible.

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Lewis County Highway Department Key Personnel
Highway Commissioner Joyce Holt
Assistant Highway Supervisor Pete Burns
Shop Foreman Jerry Ashmore
Mechanics Johnny Owen
Mike Brown
Truck Drivers Debbie Bates
Ethan Holloway
Terry Jennings
Tommy Potts
Equipment Operators Tim Bates
Riley Stutts
Sign Shop Lea Ann Graham
Road Maintenance Trent Smith
Darrell Duncan
Joe Whitehead
Light Equipment Operators Kenneth Bates
Darrell Grimes
Kenneth Hall
Office Manager/Bookkeeper  Pamela James
Advisory Board Alice Tubbs, Private Citizen
Jonah Kelter, Chairman

Pamela James
Office Manager