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 Alert - Street Resurfacing

      Aug 15-Sep 29, M-F, 7am-5pm (approx.), Selected City Sts Read On...
    2. Traffic Alert - Kipling Pky

      Between W 51st Pl to W 58th Ave, starting June 20 for 4-6 wks, paving operations commence in Arvada, 6am-7pm, M-F Read On...
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    1. Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan Gets Update

      The City will be updating its Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan over the next several months. Read on...
    2. Slow Down: Back to School Means Sharing the Road

      The first day of school for students of Jefferson County Schools is Thursday, August 18, 2016. Take care in school zones and neighborhood areas where children and teenagers might be riding bicycles or walking. Additional Info...
    3. Commuter Rail Train Testing through Arvada and Wheat Ridge

      The Regional Transportation District (RTD) and its contractor, Denver Transit Partners (DTP), are beginning to test commuter rail trains along the entire length of the G (formerly Gold) Line through Arvada and Wheat Ridge. Read on...
    4. G Line Testing and Commissioning Underway

      Testing is underway along the G Line from Union Station to Wheat Ridge, which opens this fall. Read on...
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