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Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Public Works

APWA AccreditationThe Public Works Department utilizes a skilled, engaged workforce to enhance the quality of life for Charlotte County residents by continually improving infrastructure and providing services in a cost-effective manner to meet the needs of the community.

The Public Works Department builds and maintains roadways, bridges, navigable waterways, stormwater infrastructure, traffic lights and signs, rights-of-ways and landscaping in unincorporated areas of Charlotte County while protecting and preserving the environment.

The Department further provides solid waste management including curbside service and operation of the landfill, manages mosquito and aquatic weed control programs and operates the Indian Spring and Lieutenant Carl Bailey Cemeteries.


Director of Public Works - John Elias

John Elias

Director of Public Works

John Elias serves as the director of Public Works and oversees all divisions, staffing and projects.

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Department News

NWS Announces Second Tornado in Charlotte County

NWS Announces Second Tornado in Charlotte County

Jan. 18, 2022 2:42 pm

National Weather Service reported a second tornado touched down in Charlotte County on Sunday.

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Charlotte County Traffic Advisory - Intermittent Lane Closures County Road 74 News Image

Charlotte County Traffic Advisory - Intermittent Lane Closures County Road 74

Jan. 7, 2022 2:43 pm

Intermittent lane closures will occur on County Road 74 (Bermont Road) from State Road 31 to the Charlotte/Glades county line beginning Monday, Jan. 10 until Thursday, Mar. 31.

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Traffic Advisory - Road Closure on Kevitt Boulevard at Grouse Avenue News Image

Traffic Advisory - Road Closure on Kevitt Boulevard at Grouse Avenue

Jan. 7, 2022 9:11 am

Kevitt Boulevard at Grouse Avenue will be closed to traffic for a pipe replacement from Friday, Jan. 7 until Friday, Jan. 21.

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