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Quality of Life

Public Works Department

Administrative Offices
1515 Meriwether St.
Griffin, Georgia  30223

Public Works Director
T.J. Imberger
(770) 467-4774


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Road Supervisor
Scott Sullivan
(770) 467-4777

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Administrative Assistants
Alicia Brown (Click to Email) (770) 467-4774

The Spalding County Public Works Department is responsible for maintenance of the roadways and right-of-ways for the County. The Road Department is primarily responsible for:

  • Pothole complaints
  • Sign requests
  • Street repaving requests/priority list
  • Right-of-way mowing, tree/brush trimming
  • Paving of dirt roads
  • Gravel Road Maintenance
  • Culvert sizing
  • Road Inspections
  • Bridge Inspections
  • Bridge Maintenance

2016 Griffin-Spalding Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) Update
2008 Spalding County Comprehensive Transportation Plan
2014 Griffin-Spalding Transit Feasibility Study and Implementation Plan

Have you downloaded our Citizen Request App? This app allows you to submit complaints or specific needs in the community and track our progress!
You can find the app by typing in Spalding County in your phone’s app store.

In addition, the Spalding County Public Works Department is responsible for the operations of the collection centers. The collection centers are open four days a week from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Centers are closed on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays. There are five Collection Centers in Spalding County: 

Akin Collection Center
841 South McDonough Road
Griffin, Georgia

Blalock Collection Center
5756 Newnan Road
Griffin, Georgia

Woodroof Collection Center
4245 Old Atlanta Road
Griffin, GA

Cabin Collection Center
3865 Jackson Road
Griffin, Georgia

Carver Collection Center
610 Carver Road
Griffin, Georgia

The Collection Centers were created through a SPLOST project, voted on by Spalding County Citizens.  The purpose of the Collection Centers, as presented to the voters at the time of the SPLOST, was to handle household garbage only.  Over the years, additional services have been added to accommodate other items being accepted at the Collection Centers.  These services are now being abused and represent a significant expense to the Spalding County Taxpayers. 

The Spalding County Board of Commissioners voted to implement changes which will return the Collection Centers to the use for which they were originally designed and that were approved by the citizens of Spalding County.

Effective May 4, 2020:

  • Bulky items will no longer be accepted at the Spalding County Collection Centers.
    • Bulky Items include, but are not limited to
      • Large Items that are not Construction Material
      • Sofas
      • Mattresses
      • Large Toys
      • Non-Metal Furniture

Where can I take my bulky items?

  • City of Griffin Transfer Station located on Industrial Drive.
    (Contact Transfer Station at 770-233-4119 for current rates.)
  • Pine Ridge Landfill located on Bailey Jester Road.
    (Contact Pine Ridge Landfill at 478-750-0265 for current rates.)
  • Lamar County Landfill located on Roger Brown Drive in Barnesville.
    (Contact Lamar County Landfill at 770-358-5215 for current rates.)
  • Construction and demolition debris can be disposed of at the City of Griffin C&D Shoal Creek Landfill located on Shoal Creek Road.
    (Contact Shoal Creek Landfill at 770-228-0430 for current rates.)

Updated information on roads and current conditions can be found at: Spalding County Public Works

Spalding County Collection Centers FAQ
Collection Center Changes