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Darren Brown, Public Works Director
804 NW 2nd Street
Okeechobee, FL  34972
Ph: (863) 763-3514

Michelle Garcia, Administrative Assistant
Ph: (863) 763-3514

Sitting on the northern edge of Lake Okeechobee, our County is the focal point of natures central and southern Florida natural drainage system.  While the rules of nature dictate the movement of water and commerce; the quality of life dictates the alignment of roadways, school, homes and public facilities.  Constant maintenance is required to insure citizens and nature can co-exist in this critical yet fragile environment. 

Okeechobee County Road and Bridge Division maintains:

  • 677 paved lane miles
  •   31 unpaved lane miles
  • 600 miles for tree maintenance
  • 677 miles of Right of Way
  • Approximately 15,000 driveway and crossover culverts
  • Approximately 3,700 roadway signs
  • Mow 450 miles of roadside Right of Way

Our Road Division performs a variety of repairs and maintenance to roads, including:

  • Road Grading/Road Maintenance

 Road Grading

  •  Culvert/Ditch Cleaning

    Culvert Ditch Cleaning

  • Right of Way Mowing

Right of Way Mowing


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