Public Works

The Department of Public Works is a multi-division department charged with the responsibility of providing a variety of services to the public as well as maintaining the City of Ashland’s infrastructure.

The Public Works Department is located at:
2020 6th Street East
Ashland, WI 54806

It houses the Engineering Department, Streets Division, Parks Division, Water and Wastewater Division.

The hours of the Public Works Department are 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday.

The phone number is (715) 682-7061 and the FAX is (715) 682-7907

Emergency after hours phone number is (715) 682-7054

Services provided by the Department of Public Works include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain, repair and improve city streets, alleys, sidewalks and bridges
  • Snow removal and ice control
  • Street sweeping and roadway striping
  • Refuse and recyclables collection and disposal by contracted services agreements
  • Tree maintenance and removal in public areas
  • Provide safe and sufficient drinking water and water for fire protection
  • Clean, repair, reconstruct and maintain sanitary sewers and lift stations
  • Maintain, repair, and improve city storm water infrastructure
  • Survey, design, and oversight of local road and utility construction projects
  • GIS mapping and locates of buried infrastructure

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