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Public Works Department

Public Works provides a wide range of services, including street maintenance, engineering design, development review and stormwater quality and infrastructure maintenance. The department plans and executes the City’s winter weather and natural disaster plans.
The department ensures that the street infrastructure is safe and well maintained, which supports the quality of life and serves as a foundation of a healthy economy.  As guided by the City’s Strategic Plan, Public Works serves as a steward of the City’s physical assets and ensures that residents live in a safe, secure and thriving community.
Department Divisions and Staff
Development Review​
Latest News and Information

View a time lapse video of a crane setting the pedestrian bridge over I-40.


Operation Green Light - Durham Street Repaving Progress links to Operation Green Light page

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Marvin G. Williams 
Mailing Address
101 City Hall Plaza
Durham, NC 27701
 (919) 560-4326
(919) 560-4316

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