Public Works
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Call Center: 412-350-2513

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The success of the Allegheny County Department of Public Works as a whole is a direct result of partnerships among its Divisions, the unselfish desire to contribute, and the diverse talent and qualifications of respective staff. The Department is comprised of the Divisions of Administration and Operations; Engineering and Construction; Facilities Management; Fleet Management; and Roads, Bridges and Parks Maintenance.


Mission Statement

We, the employees of the Allegheny County Department of Public Works, are committed to providing the citizens of this County with world-class infrastructure, maintenance and engineering services that are efficient, effective, responsive and responsible. We are dedicated to our vision and core values.


Vision Statement

Commitment to our mission enhances the quality of life, promotes economic prosperity, and improves mobility for the citizens of Allegheny County. As a recognized public works leader, we strive to continuously improve our operations in order to provide a safe and sustainable environment.


Core Values and Operating Principles

  • Customer Service – We measure the quality of our services by the satisfaction of those we serve.
  • Excellence – We aim to excel in all that we do and continually strive to do better.
  • Teamwork – We build organizational strength through cooperation and collaboration with others.
  • Integrity – We dedicate ourselves to the highest levels of ethical and professional conduct in serving our customers and working with others.
  • Accountability – We are personally responsible and accountable for “doing what we were hired to do.”
  • Selflessness – We do whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Diversity – We respect and value the differences of others and realize that taking diversity into consideration leads to cohesiveness and unity.
  • Innovation – We accept change as an opportunity to find better ways to accomplish our mission.
  • Adaptability – We are open and flexible to changing priorities, strategies, procedures and methods.
  • Commitment – We are dedicated to the delivery of high-quality and responsive services.