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 - Crack Sealing

      Aug 10-Sep 4, M-F, 7am-5pm (approx.), Selected City Sts Read On...
    2. Traffic Alert - Miller St

      Miller St will be closed south & north of Ridge Rd for 60 days beginning July 20 Read On...
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    1. Slow Down: Back to School Means Sharing the Road

      The first day of school for students of Jefferson County Schools is Monday, August 17, 2015. Take care in school zones and neighborhood areas where children and teenagers might be riding bicycles or walking. Read on...
    2. Resurfacing of 26th Avenue

      The City of Wheat Ridge has been notified by the cities of Lakewood and Edgewater that 26th Avenue will soon be resurfaced between Wadsworth Blvd. and Sheridan Blvd. Read on...
    3. 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...
    4. 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...