The Public Works Department provides optimal value in designing, building, operating and maintaining the City’s streets, bridges, and parking infrastructure. The mission of the Public Works Department is to provide and maintain public infrastructure and assets by ensuring safe transportation for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists, and accessible municipal parking to serve the citizens of Kansas City, Missouri in the most responsible manner.

We’re responsible for maintaining 6,000 lane miles of roadway, 560 bridges and culverts, 95,000 lights, 855 traffic signals, 155,000 signs, 2,200 linear miles of sidewalks, 2 miles of streetcar tracks, a growing network of bicycle facilities and much more.