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Department of Public Works
2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-6300, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-6320
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm, Email: publicworks@cityofberkeley.info

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Welcome to the Department of Public Works site at the City of Berkeley, CA.

Public Works provides integral services to our community every day. Our Department's mission is to provide quality services to the Berkeley community with pride, courtesy, and commitment. Developing and offering efficient, cost effective services in partnership with our citizens will help us achieve our vision to make Berkeley a leading city in the country by being an outstanding provider of Public Works Services.

2018 Stormwater and Streetlight Funding Initiatives  - The Clean Storm water Fund is currently facing a major deficit in capital improvements including $208M of needs identified in the Watershed Management Plan. Beginning in FY 2018, the Streetlight Assessment Fund is projected to experience an annual funding deficit. The City is considering a ballot measure to provide funding to ensure clean, safe water is entering our creeks and the bay, and to prevent flooding, as well as a ballot measure to improve street lighting in the City. [more...]

Measure T1 -$100 Million to Improve Existing City Infrastructure & Facilities - On Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Berkeley voters passed Measure T1 with an 86.5% approval.  This measure authorizes the City to sell $100 million of General Obligation Bonds (GO Bonds) to repair, renovate, replace, or reconstruct the City’s aging infrastructure and facilities, including sidewalks, storm drains, parks, streets, senior and recreation centers, and other important City facilities and buildings. After 6 months of community process, on June 27, 2017 the City Council approved a list of proposed projects.  Explore the funded T1 projects and their location in this interactive story map. [more...]

Panoramic Hill Street Rehabilitation Project - The City of Berkeley has initiated a project to rehabilitate pavement, retaining walls, and storm drainage on the following streets, as shown on the map: Panoramic Way, Mosswood Road, Arden Road and Canyon Road; and portions of Dwight Way, Bancroft Way and Prospect Street. All work will be within the City of Berkeley limits and within the City’s right of way. The project is funded by the local Transportation dollars including Measures B & BB. [more...]

Sewer Service Fees - Sewer Service Fees (SSF) effective July 1, 2017. SSFs are established to cover the cost of the operation, maintenance, and capital improvements to the sanitary sewer system. The rate for each user category is based on water usage and discharge factor, with a billing cap for residential customers. A description of the various user categories can be found in the Berkeley Municipal Code Section 17.04.010. SSFs are billed on the EBMUD water bill. [more...]

Frequently Asked Questions  - How do I get the bulb in a burned-out street light replaced? [more...]

Bids and Contracts - Please follow these links for information concerning Public Works Construction Projects currently bidding, that have already bid, are under construction, or that have been recently completed. [more...]

Scheduled Construction ActivitiesforWeek of November 20, 2017 - Detailed information pertaining to construction projects and related activities within the city. [more...]

Transportation Division - The Transportation Division of the Public Works Department oversees citywide transportation planning, traffic engineering, parking, bicycle and pedestrian planning, and alternative transportation programs.  In partnership with neighborhood organizations, community groups, and local business associations, our office develops short and long range policy recommendations and directs program implementation to support a safe, efficient transportation environment in Berkeley. [more...]

 
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Department of Public Works, 2180 Milvia Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: publicworks@cityofberkeley.info Phone: (510) 981-6300
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903