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Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Public Works

The 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 - Scham Road Closed Between Burnt Store Road and Pampas Street News Image

Traffic Advisory - Scham Road Closed Between Burnt Store Road and Pampas Street

September 23, 2020 4:50 pm

Scham Road will be closed between Burnt Store Road and Pampas Street on Thursday, Sept. 24 until Thursday, Dec. 1.

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Traffic Advisory - Loveland Boulevard and Olean Boulevard Closed News Image

Traffic Advisory - Loveland Boulevard and Olean Boulevard Closed

August 31, 2020 12:33 pm

Loveland Boulevard from Midas Court to Old Landfill Road and Olean Boulevard from Suwanee Road to Loveland Boulevard will be closed until Friday, Nov. 20.

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Traffic Advisory - Sandhill Boulevard at Kings Highway Intersection Traffic Disruption News Image

Traffic Advisory - Sandhill Boulevard at Kings Highway Intersection Traffic Disruption

July 27, 2020 12:37 pm

Sandhill Boulevard at the Kings Highway intersection will have traffic reconfigurations that will disrupt traffic flow beginning Aug. 28 until Nov. 1.

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