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Department Goal -
"Our goal is to provide quality infrastructure design, construction and inspection services; to design, install and maintain traffic control systems; to provide maintenance of street surfaces, publicly-owned facilities, and street lighting; to monitor, operate and maintain the Wastewater Treatment Plants, sanitary sewer and storm drain systems, and recycling center; to ensure an adequate inventory of safe and efficient motorized fleet, equipment and telecommunications systems; and to ensure that public inquiries are handled in a timely and professional manner."


  • Damaged/missing street signs, markings - (661) 326-3781
  • Graffiti Removal (661 )32-ERASE
  • Illegal dumping of garbage, etc. - (661) 326-3712
  • Pothole, sidewalk, street repair, sewers, storm drains - (661) 326-3111
  • Potholes Only - 24 HOUR HOTLINE - (661) 326-ROAD
  • Questions About Garbage Pick-up/Recycling (661) 326-3114
  • Street Lights Problem/Fix - (661) 326-3781
  • Traffic Signal Problem/Fix - (661) 326-3724

Public Works Mailing Address:

City of Bakersfield, Public Works Department
1501 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93301

Corporation Yard Location:

Public Works Operations, Corporation Yard
4101 Truxtun Avenue,
Bakersfield CA 93309