Department of Public Works
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Public Works is dedicated to providing creative, customer-friendly service while maintaining the City's infrastructure by resurfacing streets, preserving park facilities and rehabilitating public structures.The department also meets the environmental needs of Pittsburgh residents by collecting residential refuse and recyclables. Lastly, Public Works ensures public safety by responding to emergencies such as flooding, land subsidence, snow/ice storms, and other weather related catastrophes.

Public Works is comprised of four Bureaus, including

  • Administration
  • Operations
    • Streets
    • Parks
  • Environmental Services
  • Transportation & Engineering.


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