About Us

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Public Works Department


The mission of the Public Works Department is to provide timely, cost effective customer focused capital improvement and maintenance services to residents, businesses, guests, and City departments so they can experience safe, reliable, energy efficient, and accessible public infrastructure for our community.

The Public Works Department is a diversified department that takes pride in its work and directly contributes every day to making Las Cruces the best place to live, play and prosper. 


Public Works is comprised of seven programs: 

  • Administration
  • Public Works Special Projects
  • Engineering & Architecture
  • Construction Management
  • Traffic Management
  • Streets Management
  • Facilities Management