The Cherokee County Public Works Department is responsible for power, water and the upkeep of roadways and bridges.

The Cherokee County Roads and Bridges Department will pick up brush and limbs, white goods and other bulk garbage that is left in the public right of way, depending on availability.

South Carolina has more than 60,000 miles of public roads. The S.C. Department of Transportation (SCDOT) maintains more than 41,000 miles of those roadways. Roads in Cherokee County are also maintained by Cherokee County, the City of Gaffney and the Town of Blacksburg.

Any work requests should be directed to the jurisdiction that oversees the road in question.

  • Submit an SCDOT work order.
  • Submit a Cherokee County work order.
  • For information on submitting a City of Gaffney work order, click here.
  • To contact the Town of Blacksburg for more information, click here.


Street Finder
Click here to use the SCDOT Street Finder. To use it, select a county from the dropdown list, then type the name of the road.

GIS and Mapping Department

The Cherokee County Geographic Information Services (GIS) and Mapping Department is responsible for overseeing the right of ways, properties, and easements within Cherokee County. Click here for more information.


Liability Permit – PDF

Any person, company, agency or other entity engaging in activity that has potential for damaging county roads and right of ways must obtain a liability permit before engaging in said activity. Such activities shall be determined by resolution of the Cherokee County Council.

Right of Way Easement Form – PDF

If you have a private road that you wish to be made public and maintained by the county, you must fill out a Right of Way Easement Form.


Cherokee County Public Works Department
138 Public Works Drive
Gaffney, SC 29341

Phone: 864-487-2536
Fax: 864-487-2744

Debbie Jones, Administrative Assistant
Email: [email protected]

Scott Griffith, Roads & Bridges Supervisor
Email: [email protected]

SCDOT Cherokee County Office 
1868 Old Georgia Highway, 
Gaffney, SC 29340

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