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Maintenance Division

James K. Polk Building, Suite 400
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37243
Phone: 615.741.2027
Fax: 615.532.5995

Jerry Hatcher
Jerry Hatcher

The Maintenance Division is responsible for the administration of statewide highway and bridge maintenance services ensuring safety, user convenience and conservation of aesthetic qualities. Specific responsibilities include: regulation and control of traffic on the state highway system; signing and marking; review and inspection of new public road/railroad crossing plans; emergency management planning, interagency agreements, and facility maintenance; manages contracts for highway rest areas and for the operation of state welcome centers; maintenance contracts; and responsibility for systematic inspection of railroad facilities.

TDOT Maintenance operates through a decentralized organization that Headquarters Maintenance guides, supports, and assists field maintenance forces through each Regional organizational structure. The Headquarters Maintenance Division is comprised of six separate offices. Each of these offices provides a wide variety of programs and services. Some particular functions that are provided are signing and marking, rest area services, engineering investigations, program and project development, procedure and guideline development, statewide budgeting, railway inspection and regulation, and liaison services with counterparts in other states. The Maintenance Division has 42 positions that make up the following six offices.

  Maintenance Facilities & Emergency Operations
  Maintenance Budget & Policy Office
   Maintenance Contracts
  State Aid – Bridge Grant Office