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About the Department of Public Works

Management Team

The Office of the Executive Director provides overall management of the Department of Public Works; as well as the policy, planning, communication, and legislative coordination of the Department and its 1,200 employees.

  • George Delaney, Interim Executive Director and COO
  • Lesley Thomas, City Engineer/Deputy Director

   


Public Works Mission Statement

The Department of Public Works, through its employees, provides for the delivery of high quality, cost effective, efficient, safe services involving public infrastructure and facilities to enhance the quality of life in Denver. 

The 1,200 men and women of Public Works are proud to deliver the services that help to define the quality of life in Denver. Our responsibilities include year-round road maintenance and repair, weekly household trash collection service to 176,000 households, design and construction management of streets, bridges, and public buildings, transportation services through our parking management, transportation planning, engineering and operations offices, and protection of our urban environment.

 
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Within Denver dial: 3-1-1
Outside Denver: 720-913-1311