The Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT) is the fourth largest department within the City of Charlotte organization. CDOT has more than 400 employees working in five divisions. Each of our divisions plays a vital role in providing basic services that affect the daily lives of everyone who lives and works in Charlotte. Learn more about Transportation's Director Debbie Smith, who leads the City's transportation network and guides the expansion of our multi-modal transportation system to keep Charlotte moving, now and in the future.
Divisions and Contacts
Engineering & Operations
Planning & Design
Business Management Services
CDOT provides a variety of services directly to the community - such as maintaining streets; installation, maintenance and monitoring of traffic signals; traffic calming devices; and services to neighborhoods. The department also provides overall transportation planning in order to improve roads and streets and make them safer.
Learn how CDOT supports and encourages "Big Ideas for Better Places."