Office (229) 426-5100
Fax (229) 426-5630
402-A East Pine Street
Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750

  147 County Farm Road
Fitzgerald, Georgia 31750
Phone (229) 426-5170

In case of Emergencies Dial 911

Business Hours
Monday Through Friday
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Tim Kegebein
Road Superintendent

Darryl Davis
Office Manager & Safety Coordinator

The Road Department provides the following services for Ben Hill County Residents:

  • Maintain county roads: paving, patching, scraping, sanding and bridge repair.
  • Maintain county right of ways: mowing, cut bushes, clearing and ditching.
  • Install: driveways, cross drains, haul dirt for driveways & collect payments for driveways
  • Unstop pipes and drains
  • Remove storm debris
  • Create and maintain road signs
  • Maintain county vehicles and equipment

Remember to use caution at Rail Road Crossings / STOP, LOOK & LISTEN! Always slow down & use head lights when rain & fog is present, vehicles can hydroplane when water is on the road.

In 2014, 431,000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers, 3179 were killed. Some distracted driving examples include: texting, cell phones, smart phone searching & messaging, eating & drinking, talking & arguing, grooming, reading including maps, using navigation system, watching a video, adjusting the radio, CD player & MP3 player.

Dirt roads should be traveled with caution because of washouts and slick conditions at a speed of no more than 35 mph or less when conditions are bad. Traffic should always slow down and use caution when Road Department Employees and equipment are on the road for paved and dirt roads alike.

Road Department Employees

Bruce Barrett

Ellis Bonner

Van Brannon

Tyrone Brown

Emmitt Butler

Nathan Fountain

David Fulmer

Jacob Hughes

Frank King

Charlie Pepper

Dennis Peterson

John Walters

David Williams