• County road repair and maintenance
  • County bridge repair and maintenance
  • County anti-litter administration

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 a driveway connection require a permit?
A: YES. You will need to come by our office (1051 Old Highway 109N) and fill out the permit and there is a fee of $100.00 (Checks Only).  You will be given two white flags to mark the driveway location.  If this location has no TDEC issues, we will send out a foreman to size tile needed and will notify applicant size and type of the tile to purchase and install.  Once installation is complete, applicant must contact Sumner County Highway stating they are ready for inspection for final approval.  Applicants should keep thier copy of the permit and receipt as it will be needed when they go to Codes for a Land Disturbance Permit.

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.

Q; What to do with your brush?

A: Sumner County Highway Department does not offer brush service.

Resource Authority  615-452-1114 accepts trash

Hours M-F 6 am - 5 pm   Sat. 7 am - 4 pm 

Call 1-877-350- 2876 for a burn permit.

Hours: M-F  8 am - 4:30 pm

Contact Information

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.