Director, Charles F. Soules, P.E.


Public Works is a full service, front-line operational department. The divisions of Public Works provide community services in infrastructure and maintenance (facilities & structures, street and stormwater maintenance, pavement management), engineering (engineering design and technical support, stormwater and traffic engineering), services (solid waste and fleet management, and administrative functions). Public Works projects and services are vital to the growth, health, safety, comfort and quality of life for our community.

Divisions & Locations

All mail should be routed to:
PO Box 708
Lawrence, KS 66044-0708


Phone(785) 832-3123
LocationCity Hall, 6 E. 6th Street
Airport – Lawrence Municipal Airport
Phone(785) 832-3143
LocationAdministration: City Hall, 6 E. 6th St (airport is located at 1930 Airport Road)
Central Maintenance Garage
Phone(785) 832-3033
Location1141 Haskell Avenue
Phone(785) 832-3123
LocationCity Hall, 6 E. 6th Street
Facilities & Structures
Phone(785) 832-3123
LocationCity Hall, 6 E. 6th Street
Solid Waste
Phone(785) 832-3022
Location1140 Haskell Avenue
Stormwater Engineering
Phone(785) 832-3142
LocationCity Hall, 6 E. 6th Street
Street Maintenance
Phone(785) 832-3021
Location1120 Haskell Avenue
Traffic Engineering
Phone(785) 832-3034
Location445 Mississippi
Waste Reduction & Recycling
Phone(785) 832-3030
Location320 Industrial Lane