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Public Works

The Unified Government’s Department of Public Works provides many of the basic services that impact the lives of those individuals and families who visit, live, or work in Kansas City, Kansas and Wyandotte County.

Public Works provides the administration, planning, and engineering for the City's infrastructure. This includes design, maintenance, and installation of:

  • Streets & Right-of-Ways  
  • Bridges & Roads  
  • All Traffic Control Devices  
  • Treatment of over 10 billion gallons of wastewater per year  
78th Street ProjectMill and Overlay ProjectStreet Overlay ProjectSewer Maintenance ImprovementsCapital Improvement ProjectsParallel Pkwy 9th to 5th St.48th and State AveStreet MaintenanceMowing Vacant LotsNew Curbs Streets and SidewalksWater PollutionTurkey Creek ImprovementsBridge Replacement ProjectTraffic Lights

The Department and its various divisions work hand in hand with the Unified Government’s 3-1-1 Call Center to address citizen concerns in a timely and efficient manner, resulting in the department’s high visibility throughout Wyandotte County. The responsibilities of the department are distributed among multiple operating units that are staffed with a trained work force of approximately 350 employees.   

Building and
Fleet Services
Solid Waste
Water Pollution
Wyandotte County
  Building Mantenance     Building and Logistics     Fleet Center     Paved Street     trash truck     Water Pollution     museum  
The Department of Public Works annual operating budget is approximately $46,795,099. Operating funds are derived from a number of sources including user fees, utility charges and General Fund revenue. In addition, the department also manages a 5-year Capital Maintenance Improvement Program fund of approximately $60,000,000.

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Projects   Applications/Permits   Announcements   Additional Links  

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Address   Hours   Mike Tobin   Phone Numbers  
City Hall   8:00 am to 5:00 pm   Director   P: (913) 573-5400  
701 N 7th Street   Monday - Friday   Email   F: (913) 573-5435  
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Kansas City, KS            

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