About Us

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The Bloomington Public Works Department heads service delivery and long-term planning in areas that include sewers, storm water management, streets, sidewalks, street lighting, traffic engineering, refuse and maintenance of City-owned equipment.

Public Works is organized into four divisions:

 enginnering ABOUT Engineering Division: Plans and helps oversee projects. Collaborates with the Community Development Department to issue various permits and review and oversee construction projects such as subdivision construction.
 fleet ABOUT US Fleet Management Division: Performs maintenance and repair on City vehicles and other equipment.
 solid ABOUT US Solid Waste Division: Handles garbage, recycling, bulk, brush and leaf collection. Sweeps streets. Maintains alleys.
 streets ABOUT US Streets & Sewers Division: Enacts repairs, often on a smaller scale, while helping oversee larger scale projects that are performed by contractors.
 mp montage Master Planning: At times, the Department creates long-range plans, including "Master Plans," and at other times it assists specialists hired by the City Council to create Master Plans. Click here on or the image at left for our master plan guide.


About Us map2Public Works Locations: As shown on the map, Public Works occupies various locations. Click here or on the map itself for more details on where to find us.

The primary location for members of the public is in the Government Center, 115 E. Washington St. Take the south elevator (Front Street side) to the third floor.


Phone: (309) 434-2225
FAX: (309) 434-2804
E-mail: publicworks@cityblm.org
Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
After hours: In the event of an urgent matter, call police dispatch non-emergency number at 309/820-8888.

About Water: The Water Department operates separately from Public Works. Click here for Water.