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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 - Gulf Boulevard Sidewalk Construction Begins Nov. 30  News Image

Traffic Advisory - Gulf Boulevard Sidewalk Construction Begins Nov. 30

November 25, 2020 4:10 pm

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2020) – Gulf Boulevard sidewalk construction from the south public beach parking lot entrance to the Stump Pass Beach State Park entrance will start Nov. 30.

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Traffic Advisory -  Alleyway Closed at Sandhill Boulevard News Image

Traffic Advisory - Alleyway Closed at Sandhill Boulevard

November 19, 2020 2:48 pm

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2020) – The alleyway behind RaceTrac will be closed at the Sandhill Boulevard intersection beginning Monday, Nov. 23 until Wednesday, Nov. 25 and Monday, Nov. 30 until Friday, Dec. 4.

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Traffic Advisory - Olean Boulevard Closed Nightly News Image

Traffic Advisory - Olean Boulevard Closed Nightly

November 19, 2020 10:38 am

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2020) – Olean Boulevard, between U.S. 41 and Harbor Boulevard, will be closed nightly from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. until Friday, Dec. 11. Fawcett Hospital emergency entrance traffic will use Brinson Avenue for the detour. Shifting of traffic will occur on Harbor Boulevard, between Brinson and Aaron Street.

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