Public Works Department

  1. Career Spark Detour

    Monroe Street to close at William Kumpf Blvd. to Fulton St. starting today and Friday

    Monroe Street will be closed until 3 pm today, and from 10 am to 3 pm Friday, Sept. 29. Read on...
  2. Southern Gateway Sign

    ‘Welcome to Peoria’ sign debuts at the City’s southern entrance

    A newly constructed welcome sign can be seen along SW Adams Street. Read on...
  3. Digital Ad

    City Launches Updated Peoria Cares Customer Service Portal and App

    The city of Peoria has partnered with SeeClickFix to announce an updated Peoria Cares request platform Read on...

Peoria Public Works is dedicated to improving the quality of the City's infrastructure.

Public Works strives to plan, design, build, maintain, and operate public infrastructure in a manner that respects historical architecture, the community, and the environment while preserving the City's assets for succeeding generations.


The Operations Division is responsible for the maintenance of the City's 493 miles of streets, 80 miles of alleyways, and 9,000 storm sewer inlets. Operations provides snow removal services and cultivates the City's forestry landscape.

Operations also encompasses traffic control, traffic signs, and road striping.


The Engineering Division leads the planning and development of the annual Community Investment Plan Program, oversees the development of construction drawings, and monitors construction projects.

Engineering also oversees the stormwater utility, solid waste contract, the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Project, City facilities, Public Works GIS, and right-of-way permitting. The Engineering Division reviews plans for development projects to ensure compliance with City standards.

Finance, Administration, & Communications

The Finance, Administration, and Communications Division consists of the Public Works Director and administrative and communications staff. The division helps oversee the Department and helps provide direction and budget management.