Public Works

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 Alert - Tabor St

      At Ridge Rd - Closed for railroad crossing work, Oct 5-21 Read On...
    2. Traffic Alert - 32nd Ave

      Wadsworth Blvd to Kipling St - Street Milling, Mon, Oct 5, one lane traffic; Street Paving, Sat & Sun, Oct 10 & 11, local traffic only Read On...
    3. Traffic Alert - 44th Ave

      Yarrow St to Wadsworth Blvd; Night Work beginning Sep 13-Oct 2, Su-F, 7pm-5am, Replacement of natural gas pipeline-Xcel Energy Read On...
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    1. Resurfacing of 26th Avenue has begun

      The City of Wheat Ridge was notified by the cities of Lakewood and Edgewater that 26th Avenue will be resurfaced between Wadsworth Blvd. and Sheridan Blvd. Read on...
    2. New Bike Lane Parking Restrictions & Time Restrictions for On-Street Parking To Take Effect

      City Council recently approved an ordinance amendment that prohibits parking in designated bicycle lanes. The amendment also allows for the enforcement of time restrictions in designated parking spaces. Read on...
    3. 2015 Overlay & Bike-Ped Projects Have Begun

      Martin Marietta Materials has begun work on sidewalk repair in the city. The contractor will be working citywide in July and August to repair sidewalks and install new ADA accessible ramps. Read on...