As of 9:34 AM today June 20th, Montgomery County Government is currently experiencing a phone outage affecting inbound and outbound calling across all departments. We are working quickly towards a repair but currently do not have an ETA for services being restored at the moment. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding in this matter.

Highway Department

Highway Department
1213 Highway Drive
Clarksville, TN 37040
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Phone: (931) 648-5740
Hours: 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Thursday

Quick Facts

  • Out of the 741 miles of roads 723 miles are Hot Mixed, 16 miles are Oiled & Chipped, and 1.1 miles are Gravel.
  • The Montgomery County Highway Department mows and maintains approx. 1,796 acres of right-of-way five times a year.
  • The Highway Department now has two new salt holding facilities in the County. One is located in the Cunningham Community and the second is in the Woodlawn area. A third is planned to be built in the Mt. Carmel Community. Both existing facilities are capable of holding 900 tons of salt. This will allow the Highway Department to have a quicker response time during snow events.
  • The Montgomery County Highway Department has 917 roads that averages 0.80 miles long.
  • The Longest road in Montgomery County is Old Highway 48 that measures 12.28 miles.
  • The Shortest roads in Montgomery County is Tate Lane at 0.02 miles, Brandon Drive also at 0.02 miles.
  • The Montgomery County Highway Department employs 70 full time employees.
  • The Montgomery County Highway Department also maintains 138 Bridges and Box Culverts.
  • The Montgomery County Highway Department laid over 36,000 tons of Hot Mix in the fiscal year 2008/2009, painted 232 miles of pavement markings using 15,443 gallons of paint and 92,678 lbs of Reflective Beads.
  • Road Miles Ownership- TOTAL MILES 89,160 – Local governments own 85% of road miles in Tennessee.
    State 13,833 15%
    County 57,078 64%
    City 18,249 21%
  • Bridge Ownership- Bridges over 20’ in length. TOTAL BRIDGES 19,574 – Local governments own 58% of bridges in Tennessee.
    State 8,150 41.57%
    County 9,265 47.88%
    City 2,015 10.32%
    Other 44 0.23%