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Operations of Public Works

Operations Managers

Joseph Cehan & Scotty Dryden



  • (985) 873-6735
  • (985) 850-4667

Hours of Operation

  • Varies

Physical Address

  • 1860 Grand Caillou Road
  • Houma, LA 70363

Mailing Address

  • P. O. Box 2768
  • Houma, LA 70361

Our Mission

The Operations Division administers a work force to reasonably maintain parish infrastructure with available funds and resources.

The Operations Division provides the following service programs:


Joseph Cehan, Operations Manager of Forced and Gravity Drainage

Forced Drainage and Gravity Drainage

The Drainage Division was formed to meet the growing need for protection from flooding caused by rain and storms such as tropical depressions and hurricanes.


Scotty Dryden, Operations Manager of Pollution Control and Roads & Bridges

Pollution Control

Primary responsibilities of this division are operation, maintenance, repair, and replacement of sewer collection and treatment.

Roads and Bridges

Primary responsibilities of this division are to maintain parish roads, streets, bridges, signs, roadside caution lights and traffic control signals.

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