Dallas, Texas


Welcome to the Public Works Department

Public Works image montage Rick Galceran, P.E.
320 E. Jefferson, Room 101
Dallas, Texas 75203

Melany Martinez
Executive Assistant
(214) 948-4192

The Public Works Department is responsible for Capital Improvement Projects funded through voter approved Bond Programs. From building and replacing sidewalks, street resurfacing and reconstruction, building and remodeling libraries and fire stations, to large scale projects such as the American Airlines Center, the City Performance Hall, the Winspear Opera House and the Latino Cultural Center, the Public Works Department leads the way!

To assist you in meeting your needs, please refer to
the information below.

Facilities Architecture / Engineering and
Air Pollution Control

Zaida Basora, Assistant Director, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Engineering, Construction and Survey Services
Alan Hendrix, P.E., Assistant Director

Administration and Parking Adjudication
Margie Oliver, Assistant Director

We've Made Changes!

The Public Works and Transportation Department was recently re-organized, and many of the services provided have been placed under other City Departments. Please refer to the webpage for the new department, or contact them at the numbers listed.

Transportation Operations
(New Department: Street Services – 214-670-4491)
Includes all issues related to Traffic Signs, Signals, Markings; Traffic Counts, Street Lighting; Temporary Street Closure Permits). Website

Transportation Regulation Coming soon!
(New Department: Code Compliance – 214-670-3161)
Includes all issues related to Taxi Cabs, Limos, Ambulance Inspections/Licensing, Towing Companies, Pedi-Cabs, Horse-Drawn Carriages. Website

Stormwater Management
(New Department: Trinity Watershed Management – 214-948-4022)
Includes issues related to surface water quality, stormwater pollution prevention, construction and industrial permit compliance and enforcement, educational outreach and training.

Geographical Information System
(New Department: Dallas Water Utilities – 214-670-4513)
Web based mapping tools and location information are made available through the GIS.

SafeLight/Red Light Camera Program
(New Department: Dallas Police Department – 214-671-3788)

Parking Enforcement
(New Department: Dallas Police Department – 214-948-5346)




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