About Public Works

Public Works Staff

Purpose

The Public Works Department consists of seven divisions. They are Traffic Control, Public Way Improvement (PWI or street department), Sanitation Collection, Sanitation Disposal, Transfer Station, Central Garage, and Municipal Facilities.

Their functions are to help provide the highest quality of public services for enhancing the quality of life for all city residents. The department will effectively and efficiently maintain the streets, provide garbage collection and disposal, maintain all city rolling stock, and maintain all of the city’s buildings and other structures, all while providing excellent customer service.

To report a problem such as:
  • Potholes
  • Garbage misses
  • Brush / Large item pickups
  • Dead animals
  • Downed street name / stop signs
  • Mosquitoes

Please contact:
  • Ph: (270) 831-1234
    1131 Fifth St.
    Henderson, KY 42420

    Hours
    Monday - Friday
    7:00 am - 4:00 pm, closed 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm for lunch