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 and monitoring 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. Utilities installation on West 29th Avenue

      Wheat Ridge Water and Sanitation will begin the water and sewer line installation on W 29th Avenue from Kendall St to Fenton St as part of the City's Reconstruction Project. A detour will be in place during construction. Read On...
    2. Traffic Alert - Youngfield St

      Traffic will be affected in the northbound lane on Youngfield Street from W 42nd Avenue to W 44th Avenue from May 6th to June 21st. The project involves sidewalk connection along Youngfield Street. Read On...
    3. Traffic Alert - W 29th Ave.

      Starting on June 12, 2019 - A Sanitation line will be installed on W 29th Ave. The road will be closed in both directions. **Local Traffic Only** This portion of the project should take two weeks. ​ ​ Read on...
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