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Public Works Department

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

 City of Oak Ridge Central Services Complex
 100 Woodbury Lane
 Oak Ridge, TN 37830
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 Phone:  (865) 425-1875
 Fax:  (865) 425-1843
 Email:  pubworksdis@oakridgetn.gov 
(email UBOCustomerService@OakRidgeTN.gov for all billing related inquiries)

The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance of City streets, water and wastewater 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 on the Traffic Safety Advisory Board. 

The Department consists of 98 employees in five (5) divisions:
  • Administration
  • Engineering
  • Wastewater and Water Treatment
  • Equipment and Fleet Maintenance
  • Operations
The activities and functions performed by the Department are included in the General Fund, Waterworks Fund and State Street Aid Fund.