Department of Public Works



The Public Works Department consists of the Engineering Division, Public Services Division and the Utility Division.  The Department has approximately 110 employees dedicated to providing our customers with exceptional services in areas such as engineering, geographic information, street maintenance, storm water drainage, water service, sanitary sewer service, refuse collection and transit services.  The Department also provides fleet maintenance for city vehicles and equipment and is responsible for operation of the city fuel depot. 



Tim Beavers is a Native Bristolian, graduating from Virginia High in 1983.  Graduated from Virginia Tech in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree.  Worked in Northern Virginia for 2 years in engineering and construction.  Licensed in Tennessee as a Professional Engineer.  Worked for the City since September 1991.  Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, American Public Works Association, American Water Works Association and the Tennessee Association of Floodplain Managers.


Tim Beavers
Director of Public Works


Contact Information

City of Bristol Tennessee                      
Public Works Department
212 Blackley Road
POB 1189
Bristol, Tennessee 37621-1189

Phone: (423) 989-5567
Fax: (423) 989-5695














Tim Beavers Director of Public Works (423) 989-5565
Velma Witte Administrative Assistant (423) 989-5567