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Santa Cruz County Public Works Department

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General Agency Information
Name:Santa Cruz County Public Works Department
Alternate Name(s):Santa Cruz County Department of Public Works
Address:701 Ocean Street, Room 410
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-454-2160
Fax Number:831-454-2385
 Use California Relay: Yes
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8am-12 and 1-5pm
Description:Survey Counter: Wednesday 1:30 - 4:30 pm

The Operations Division maintains County roads, sanitation facilities, landfill facilities, and drainage facilities. Additionally, it operates the department garage, and administers both the County Parking Project and County Service Areas.

Road Design Engineering
The Road Design section of the Transportation Division is responsible for design work of various County transportation capital improvement projects, as well as storm damage road repair projects and bridge rehabilitation projects. A staff of five engineers and technicians are responsible for preparing plans and specifications for construction projects as well as providing input in updating the annual Capital Improvement Program. The section is also responsible for various state and federal grant requests for roadway rehabilitation and reconstruction projects. See website for projects under construction.

See related agencies below for additional divisions and their details:
Recycling & Solid Waste
Sanitation Engineering Water/Wastewater Operations
Traffic, Surveyor and Development Review
Mission:The mission of the Department of Public Works is to protect the public health, safety, and welfare through superior engineering, maintenance, operations, and administrative services that incorporate customer service and integrity with competence and productivity for a sustained commitment to excellence.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:Public Service
Fees:Call for Information
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:County Government

John J. Presleigh

Related Agencies
Child Agencies:Santa Cruz County Public Works Department Recycling & Solid Waste
Santa Cruz County Public Works Department Sanitation Engineering Water & Wastewater Operations
Santa Cruz County Public Works Department Traffic, Surveyor and Development Review
Subject Headings
 ADA Accessibility Compliance
Bridge/Tunnel Maintenance
Flood/Siltation Control
Government Agencies
Planning/Coordinating/Advisory Groups
Sanitary Landfills
Sewage Treatment
Sewer Maintenance
Street Construction/Repair
Street Lighting Maintenance
Street Maintenance
Street Sign Maintenance
Water Conservation Enforcement
This record last modified December 1, 2015

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