Washington County Public Works

Find Washington County Oregon 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.


Forest Grove Public Works # A, 2551A 23rd Ave Forest Grove OR 97116 503-992-3258


Forest Grove Public Works 501 Watercrest Road Forest Grove OR 97116 503-992-3259

Hillsboro Public Works 142 Southeast Maple Street Hillsboro OR 97123 503-615-6509

Sherwood City Public Works 15527 Southwest Willamette Street Sherwood OR 97140 503-625-5722

Tualatin Public Works 10699 Southwest Herman Road Tualatin OR 97062 503-691-3091

Wilsonville Public Works 29799 SW Town Center Loop E Wilsonville OR 97070 503-682-4092

About Washington County Public Works

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

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

Parks & Recreation Facilities Maintenance

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

Washington County Engineering Dept

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

Sanitation & Recycling Programs

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