Public Works Department


Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Oak Ridge Central Services Complex
100 Woodbury Ln.
Oak Ridge, Tn 37830
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 Phone:  (865) 425-1875
 Fax:  (865) 425-1843

The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of city streets, treatment plants, water distribution system, wastewater collection system, and city-owned buildings; for the construction of and improvements to these facilities; and for maintenance, service and repair of all city automotive vehicles, heavy equipment and stationary equipment.  The Department also prepares and administers the Solid Waste Collection Contract and serves as the City staff representatives to the Traffic Safety Advisory Board and the Industrial Development Board. 

The Department consists of 94 employees and five divisions including:
  • Supervision/Administration
  • Engineering
  • Wastewater and Water Treatment
  • Equipment and Fleet Maintenance
  • Work Pool 
The activities and functions performed by the Department are included in the General Fund, Waterworks Fund, State Street Aid Fund, Equipment Replacement Rental Fund, and the Solid Waste Fund.