It is the mission of the Department of Public Works to deliver high quality, cost effective, efficient and safe services as we build, maintain and operate the physical facilities that support and enhance the lives of Gary citizens, businesses and visitors.
Who We Are
The Department of Public Works is comprised of divisions that function collectively to maintain and operate the city’s infrastructure. Our staff works hard to make your commute safe and efficient, you neighborhood more attractive, your streets and sidewalks clean and well-maintained, among other services. Our responsibilities include road maintenance and repair, design and construction management of streets, bridges, and public buildings and operations offices, snow removal, lawn maintenance, tree cutting, garbage collection and protection of our urban environment through year-round clean-up of debris. We are committed to our mission and to addressing the concerns of our citizens.