Public Works


The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining all City infrastructure and assets including streets, drainage systems, grounds, and fleets. The Department is also tasked with overseeing the design and construction of all new projects developed by the City.

The Public Works Department works with the Nebraska Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Washington County, engineers and contractors on capital improvement projects and improvements to city properties.


The Department is comprised of 22 employees within all public works departments, all working together to deliver excellent customer service and provide and maintain sustainable infrastructure for the benefit and enjoyment of our community and visitors.

The Public Works Department consists of the following divisions:

  • Street Department
  • Utilities
  • Water Treatment Plant
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant

Communicate with Us!

To communicate questions, comments, compliments, or concerns regarding streets, traffic lights,  or construction projects, please email or call Public Works at (402) 426-4191.