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Public Works Department

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Overview Of The Department

The Department of Public Works has exclusive charge and supervision of the design, construction, repair, maintenance and cleaning of all streets and bridges under the jurisdiction of the county. It has charge and supervision of the design and construction of county buildings, parks and grounds, drains and drainage structures, and of such sewers, sewage disposal plants, water system and other structures in the nature of Public Works as the county may construct.

The Commissioner and her staff, assisted by support personnel, initiate plans, formulate policy and procedures, provide overall direction, coordinate operations and furnish a variety of support services to a department consisting of over 800 employees working within three (3) subdivisions identified as: Administration, Engineering, and Operations.


2010 Accomplishments

Bike Path at Mitchel Field

Road Resurfacing

Four Pedestrian Bridges in Rockville Centre and Lynbrook (Repainting)

Giglo Plazza (Traffic Island) - Elmont

South Oyster Bay and Old South Oyster Bay Rd Traffic Island - Bethpage

Quaker Meetinghouse Rd Improvements

Church St Drainage Improvements

Bailey Arboretum Restoration

Nickerson Beach West Pavillion

Nassau Hall Exterior Painting

Chelsea House Exterior Painting

Washington Ave Restroom Rehabilitation

Takapusha Preserve Bird Cage Exhibit Improvement

Cedermere Park Restroom Improvements (Phase I)

Centennial Park Restroom Improvements

Cantiague Park Ice Rink Restoration

Jail Roof Renovations

Cow Meadow Park Ball Field Lighting

Tackapausha Preserve Parking Lot Lighting

New Electric and Water for 21 RV sites at Battle Row Campground