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Public Works Department

Bike to Work Day 2015
The Forestry Crew trimming City trees
The City’s Compost Facility
The Streets Crew paving Fairmont Ave
Family Cycling Festival 2015
The Sidewalk Crew removing tree roots on Felton Ave
Household Hazardous Waste Collection-March 2015
SR 99/Pelandale Interchange Reconstruction Project


Welcome to City of Modesto, Public Works Department!

The Public Works Department provides maintenance services for our airport, streets, traffic control systems, parks, City buildings, City vehicles and City trees. We also provide services such as garbage pick-up and recycling, green waste collection and public transit.

Our mission is to design, construct, operate and maintain public infrastructure efficiently and effectively in order to protect public safety and enhance the quality of community life. One of our main goals is to be accessible to our customers.

We hope this webpage and the associated links below will provide easy accessibility to our customers.

Department Head

Bill Sandhu
Director of Public Works

Email Director of Public Works with General Questions


Contact Us

PW Administration
1010 10th Street
Modesto, CA 95354
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