Albany County Public Works

Find Albany County New York 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.


Albany County Public Works ALBANY SHAKER Rd Albany NY 12211 518-869-7198


Albany County Public Works 449 New Salem Road Voorheesville NY 12186 518-765-2055

Albany Public Works 1 Oakland Avenue Albany NY 12205 518-463-5114

Colonie Public Works 347 Old Niskayuna Road Latham NY 12110 518-783-6292

New York State Public Works # 12, Ny State Campus Albany NY 12240 518-457-5589

Westerlo Public Works 19 County Road 410 Westerlo NY 12193 518-797-3911

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About Public Works

Does Public Works charge for services?

Some Public Works operations, such as maintenance of roads, parks and public facilities are typically funded through general taxation. Other services such as trash collection, water service and sewer service may be funded by user fees. Fees for trash collection may be a flat monthly service fee, or may be based on volume of trash collected.

Who is responsible for maintaining sidewalks?

The specifics vary from one jurisdiction to the next. Typically, the Public Works Department installs new sidewalks and replaces old sidewalks in accordance with a replacement schedule. Most state statutes and local ordinances place responsibility for maintenance of sidewalks with the property owner. In addition to repairs for sidewalks, property owners are almost always responsible for clearing sidewalks of snow and obstructions.

Can I get a stop sign installed on my street?

In most jurisdictions, a request for a stop sign may be made through the Public Works Department's engineering or roads maintenance division. The location is usually investigated and studied to determine if a stop sign is warranted and meets any applicable state guidelines for traffic control devices.