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"To ensure free and safe Public access to county right of ways."
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According to HB 2741 recently passed by the 83rd legislative session, logging companies must notify counties when they are going to be involved in timber work within the county. This information allows the county to recoup any road damages from the companies if they damage county roads while doing their work. Smith County is now being requested by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles to establish a speciic email address where logging companies can send notification of upcoming jobs. Please use the following email, , when reporting timber work within Smith County.

1700 West Claude
Tyler, Texas 75702

Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. M - F

Work Requests / Inspections - (903) 590-4801
Emergencies - 911

Frank Davis County Engineer
Doug Nicholson Road and Bridge Administrator
Charley Miller Assistant Road and Bridge Administrator
Ann Somerville Office Administrator
Smith County Road and Bridge Mission Statement:
The primary mission of the Road & Bridge Department is the care and maintenance of the public right of ways allotted under our system of law. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Roadways, bridges, drainage structures, signes, and traffic control devices.
  • Responsible use, care, and maintenance of County facilities, equipment, and supplies used to accomplish our mission
  • Maintain respect for the rights of the public, the public trust, and our system of laws.
  • Performance of our duties in a safe and responsible manner.
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