Public Works Departments in Nevada County, California

Find Nevada County, California departments of public works or DPW. Public works departments provide information on public projects, maintenance of parks, buildings, roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, traffic signals, snow removal, public utilities, water treatment and sewage.

There are 2 Public Works Departments in Nevada County, California, serving a population of 98,838 people in an area of 958 square miles. There is 1 Public Works per 49,419 people, and 1 Public Works per 478 square miles.

In California, Nevada County is ranked 23rd of 58 counties in Public Works Departments per capita, and 27th in Public Works Departments per square mile.


Nevada County Public Works 950 Maidu Avenue Nevada, CA

Truckee Public Works 10825 Pioneer Trail Truckee, CA

About Nevada County Public Works

Nevada County Public Works Departments (DPW) are California State, Nevada County or local government operations primarily responsible for maintaining and improving the public infrastructure and public properties, and often providing utility services in Nevada County, CA. The Department of Public Works is often organized in divisions based on different physical asset types, such as roads and highways, parks and recreation facilities, and public buildings, or by service area, such as sanitation, water, and sanitary sewer. Additional Nevada County DPW Offices may be established to provide internal services to the department, such as fleet maintenance and engineering services.

You may contact the Department of Public Works for questions about:
  • Nevada County Public Works programs and projects
  • Public Works Commissions in Nevada County, California
  • Roads, Bridges and Highways
  • Nevada County Public Utilities
  • Public Works jobs and employment
Nevada County Road, Bridge & Highway Maintenance

The Nevada County Public Works Administration is responsible for maintenance of roads and highways, maintaining street surfaces through pavement overlay, crack sealing, pothole repair, and curbs. Stormwater drainage is provided through a network of gutters, catch basins, drain inlets, underground culverts, and open channels. Nevada County street sweeping, traffic and pedestrian signals, street signs, public parking areas, and streetlight maintenance are also provided by the Nevada County DPW. During inclement weather, Public Works Departments in Nevada County keep roads and highways clear of snow, ice and other obstructions.

Parks & Recreation Facilities Maintenance

Public Works Departments often have divisions responsible for Nevada County public buildings, parks and recreation facilities. Maintenance activities carried out by a combination of Nevada County Public Works employees and outside contractors.

Nevada County Engineering Dept

Nevada County Engineering Departments design and monitor the construction of streets, sidewalks, bridges, and drainage structures, and ensure public improvement standards are met. They may also provide design services for construction and improvements of Nevada County public buildings or landscape design for parks and recreation areas.

Sanitation & Recycling Programs

Nevada County Public Works Departments may provide sanitation services such as garbage and recycling collection, leaf and yard waste collection and disposal services. Nevada County Public Works Administration may operate water treatment facilities and water distribution systems. They may also operate Nevada County wastewater treatment facilities and the sanitary sewer system that collects wastewater from customers.