Public Works

Responsibilities
The Public Works Department is responsible for:
  • Maintaining and improving the City’s infrastructure, which includes 133 miles of streets and 36 miles of storm sewers throughout the City.
  • Managing and maintaining the City’s fleet vehicles and equipment.
  • Administering all construction activities within the streets rights of way.
    The Public Works Department is also responsible for assisting the Community Development Department in reviewing commercial and residential development projects and building permit applications as related to land surveying and engineering matters.

    Public Works Mission Statement

    1. Traffic Alerts @ RR Crossings

      Beginning May 5-Full street closures: Tabor St btwn Ridge Rd & 49th Ave, 5 days; Robb St (private) btwn Ridge Rd & 50th Ave, 14 days Read On...
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    1. Closure of Tabor & Robb Streets, Beginning May 5

      Denver Transit Partners (DTP) will be performing railroad crossing construction in Wheat Ridge and Arvada, requiring a full closure of Tabor and Robb Streets as part of the construction. Read on...
    2. 2015 Large Item Pickup, Register March 30 thru May 8

      The first 275 Wheat Ridge residents to register will be eligible to have one large bulky household item picked up. Read on...