Public Works encompasses Fleet Management, Storm Water Management, Engineering, Environmental, Utilities Coordination, Right of Way, Bridges, North Walton Mosquito Control, and Road Maintenance Departments. Public Works is the largest division in the county’s organization
The Public Works Departments service area encompasses 1040.63 miles of roads (382.8 miles unpaved and 657.83 miles paved), ROW maintenance, 209 bridges, traffic signals and flashing beacons.
Of the 102 buildings and sites owned/leased by Walton County, the Public Works Department provides 572,466 square feet of general building maintenance and 385,987 square feet of custodial maintenance. The Public Works Department also provides maintenance for all Walton County parks facility infrastructure including 170 acres of park ground maintenance, lighting, 30 irrigation and/or splash pad sites, 26 sport fields, 21 playground facilities, 19 boat ramps, 44 areas of trash pick up and 24 park restrooms, 44 trash containers as well as picnic area structures and other amenities.