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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

Traffic Advisory - Olean Boulevard Open from Harbor Boulevard to Easy Street Aug. 2 News Image

Traffic Advisory - Olean Boulevard Open from Harbor Boulevard to Easy Street Aug. 2

July 30, 2021 3:56 pm

Olean Boulevard from Harbor Boulevard to Easy Street will be reopened to through traffic Monday, Aug. 2.

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Traffic Advisory - Intersection Closed at Peachland and Harbor Boulevards News Image

Traffic Advisory - Intersection Closed at Peachland and Harbor Boulevards

July 29, 2021 9:54 am

The intersection of Peachland and Harbor boulevards will be closed on Thursday, Aug. 12 through Saturday, Aug. 17.

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Traffic Advisory - Road Closure on Atwater Street News Image

Traffic Advisory - Road Closure on Atwater Street

July 29, 2021 9:13 am

Atwater Street, between Peachland Boulevard and Veterans Boulevard, will be closed to through traffic on Tuesday, Aug. 3.

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