*** All State Roads in Polk County are maintained by NCDOT. If you have concerns about road maintenance please call the local NCDOT office at (828) 894-8980

*** Please use our form for reporting down/missing road signs outside of town limits only. If you live inside the town limits, please call the corresponding phone number listed here to report down/missing road signs

Town of Columbus-894-8236
Town of Tryon-859-9195
City of Saluda-749-2581

Report Down or Missing Road Signs Here

Employee work requests submit here


The mission of the Polk County Maintenance Department is to maintain an environment that is safe, pleasant and functional for all employees and the general public.  The Department performs periodic maintenance on all equipment, furniture, fixtures and grounds.
The goal of the Department is to serve all the citizens, customers, and employees of Polk County by maintaining, operating, and repairing the physical assets (buildings and grounds).  Our goal is to do this in a responsive, proactive, cost effective, and service-oriented manner.


Contact Information

County Maintenance Department:

Mickey Edwards 
Maintenance Director
70 Locust Street
Columbus, NC 28722
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