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Public Works Division

The Division of Public Works provides essential services and support to our citizens, neighborhoods, businesses, and economic development projects. 

The Public Works Division maintains and improves the city’s transportation systems; street and traffic lighting; leaf collection, street sweeping, snow and ice control; flood fighting and control; greenway trails, solid waste and recycling; and the city’s fleet.  Responsibility for managing the various departments listed below resides with the Director of Public Works.

• To see the Public Works Division organizational chart, click here

BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE

The Board of Public Works office supports the various departments within the Division.  This department manages neighborhood improvement petitions, maintains records and distributes bid specifications for various construction projects.

To contact the Board of Public Works Manager, call (260) 427-6987 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

FLEET MANAGEMENT

This department administers the contract for the maintenance of most of the City's fleet of vehicles and equipment. The Fleet Director also helps develop policies for the use of city vehicles and helps departments develop vehicle replacement programs.

To contact the Fleet Director, call (260) 427-5291 or e-mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

This department administers the City's three solid waste-related contracts for garbage, recycling and yard waste pick-up. It also promotes recycling and other important environmental issues.

To contact this department, call (260) 427-8311 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

FLOOD CONTROL

This department is responsible for implementing flood fighting strategies by constantly monitoring and maintaining 11 plus miles of flood protection to ensure Fort Wayne residents & property are protected during flood emergencies. This department also helps fund the acquisition of properties to turn into flood storage areas.

To contact the Flood Control Manager, call (260) 427-1250 or e-mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

STREET DEPARTMENT

The Street Department provides street and alley maintenance, picks-up leaves and plows snow.

To contact the Street Commissioner, call (260) 427-2332 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

TRAFFIC ENGINEERING

Designing traffic flow improvements and maintaining traffic-related infrastructure are part of this department's duties. This department is also in charge of the Sign Shop, Signal Shop and Banner Display.

To contact Traffic Engineering, call (260) 427-1172 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

STREET LIGHT ENGINEERING

This department designs & maintains the City's street lighting system.

To contact this department, call (260) 427-1172 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

RIGHT-OF-WAY

This department includes the Right-of-Way Permit Office, where barricade and other construction-related permits are obtained for using or building in City-owned right-of-way property.

To contact the manager, call (260) 427-1172 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING SERVICES

This department provides civil engineering functions which support the design and construction of street, curb, sidewalk and other transportation-system improvement projects.

To contact the manager, call (260) 427-1172 or e-mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

CITY ENGINEER

The City Engineer's Office coordinates the transportation project development.

To contact the City Engineer, call (260) 427-1172 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it