Columbus Public Works

Find Columbus Georgia 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.


Columbus Public Works 602 11th Ave Columbus GA 31901 706-653-4512


About Columbus Public Works

Columbus Public Works Departments (DPW) are Georgia State, or local government operations primarily responsible for maintaining and improving the public infrastructure and public properties, and often providing utility services in Columbus, GA. 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 Columbus 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:
  • Columbus Public Works programs and projects
  • Public Works Commissions in, Georgia
  • Roads, Bridges and Highways
  • Columbus Public Utilities
  • Public Works jobs and employment
Columbus Road, Bridge & Highway Maintenance

The Columbus 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. Columbus street sweeping, traffic and pedestrian signals, street signs, public parking areas, and streetlight maintenance are also provided by the Columbus DPW. During inclement weather, Public Works Departments in keep roads and highways clear of snow, ice and other obstructions.

Parks & Recreation Facilities Maintenance

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

Columbus Engineering Dept

Columbus 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 Columbus public buildings or landscape design for parks and recreation areas.

Sanitation & Recycling Programs

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