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Welcome
On behalf of the Public Works Department, I would like to welcome you to our webpage.Jim Karch, Director of Public Works Public Works is a diverse department in the City of Bloomington, providing services in areas such as sanitary sewers, storm water management, streets, sidewalks, traffic, solid waste, and fleet maintenance. These services are provided by four divisions, with support from Public Works Administration: Streets & Sewers, Solid Waste, Engineering, and Fleet. Thank you for visiting, and please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Jim Karch, PE CFM, Director of Public Works

 

 


REPORT
AN ISSUE


 
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TRASH, BULK,
& RECYCLING

 
 
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SNOW & ICE
REMOVAL


 
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STREETS &
SIDEWALKS

           
 
Sewers: Sanitary & Combined

SANITARY
SEWER

           

 
Storm Water Management

STORM WATER
MANAGEMENT

 


TRAFFIC
 
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INTERACTIVE
MAPS (GIS)
 
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MASTER
PLANS


 
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CONSTRUCTION
PROJECTS


 
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PERMITS &
FORMS

 
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JULIE
CALL 8-1-1


 

Vision
The Department’s vision aligns with the City of Bloomington's vision, outlined in the 2010 Strategic Plan.

Mission
Public Works ensures customer satisfaction through friendly and timely communication, maintains infrastructure responsibly, and provides cost-effective services. Therefore, the Department's mission is:

"Providing excellence in stewardship and service."

Values

Public Works ValuesPublic Works will abide by these values to demonstrate commitment to its vision and mission:

  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism
  • Openness to Change
  • Integrity
  • Customer Service
  • Stewardship
  • Trust
  • Attitude

Contact Us

Office Hours: Monday through Friday
7:30a.m. to 4:30p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays.
Phone: (309) 434-2225 
JULIE Phone: 811 or (800) 892-0123
After Hours: For urgent calls after hours, contact the BPD non-emergency number (309) 820-8888
FAX: (309) 434-2804
E-mail: publicworks@cityblm.org
Mailing Address:     

Public Works Department
115 E. Washington St.
P.O. Box 3157
Bloomington, IL 61702-3157

To visit the Public Works Department, please go to the Public Works Engineering Division office, which can be accessed by using the south elevator or stairway (on the Front Street side of the Government Center) and going to Room 301 on the third floor. The address and directions to the Government Center are listed below. Click here if you are looking for the Water Department.

Government Center
115 E. Washington St
Room 301
Bloomington, IL 61701