Welcome to the Public Works Department
The Fairfield Public Works Department maintains 408 lane miles of roadway, 252 miles of curb, 116 miles of storm sewer, 61 traffic signals, a fleet of over 225 vehicles and 60 major pieces of equipment, and services to our over 42,000 residents.
Residential services include brush and limb pickup, leaf pickup, snow removal, and street sweeping.
Public Works also oversees the City’s municipal storm sewer permit, floodplain management, bridge maintenance/bridge inventory issues, construction engineering, project management, construction inspection, building maintenance to City-owned buildings, fleet purchases, fleet maintenance, traffic sign maintenance, traffic signal maintenance, grant procurement, and response to emergency events.
Public Works is made up of 36 full-time and 4 part-time employees divided over three divisions: Streets and Grounds, Engineering and Construction Services; and Fleet and Facilities. The department manages an annual operating budget of over $6 million and a capital improvement budget of nearly $35 million.
2018 Larry H. Lemon Award for Quality in Construction
The City of Fairfield and contractor John R. Jurgensen were recognized by the National Asphalt Pavement Association for the Route 4 Urban Paving project.
2018 ACEC Outstanding Small Project Award
The City of Fairfield and LJB, Inc. received accolades from the American Council of Engineering Companies for achieving a Bronze Greenroads rating for the intersection improvement project at Route 4, Holden Boulevard, and South Gilmore Road.
2017 Greenroads Bronze Certification
The City of Fairfield, along with ODOT, LJB Inc., and John R. Jurgensen worked together to achieve a Bronze Certification from the Greenroads Foundation for the sustainability of the Route 4, Holden Boulevard, and South Gilmore Road intersection improvement project.
2015 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award
The City of Fairfield, City of Forest Park, and Burgess and Niple received the 2015 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers for the Winton Gilmore Road Corridor Project.
2013 ACEC Honor Award
The City of Fairfield and LJB, Inc. received accolades from the American Council of Engineering Companies for building the first Quadrant Road Intersection in the nation.
2012 Donald C. Schramm Award
The City of Fairfield, LJB Inc., and Sunesis Construction received the 2012 Donald C. Schramm Award from the American Society of Highway Engineers - Triko Valley Section for the category of construction projects over $3,000,000.
Fairfield’s interactive Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping tool provides quick and easy access to information on the city and its services and facilities. View the city or a location within the city in relation to voting districts, flood zones, zoning and more. Also find local parks or view aerial photographs.