Linn County IA Public Works

Find Linn County, Iowa 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.


Cedar Rapids Public Works 500 15th Avenue Southwest Cedar Rapids IA 52404 319-286-5826


Central City Public Works 255 8th Street South Central IA 52214 319-438-1236

About Linn County Public Works

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

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

Parks & Recreation Facilities Maintenance

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

Linn County Engineering Dept

Linn 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 Linn County public buildings or landscape design for parks and recreation areas.

Sanitation & Recycling Programs

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