The Coffee County Highway Department maintains roads and bridges which are listed in the Coffee County Road List. This includes Paving, Patching, and Mowing. State roads, city streets, and any other roads and bridges which are not listed in the County Commission approved road list, cannot be worked on by the Highway Department. There are over 625 miles in the current County Road List.
The Road Superintendent is elected to a four year term, as is the five member Highway Commission. The Superintendent is responsible for the day to day operations. The Highway Commission meets each month to approve spending and discuss concerns of their constituents.