The Department of Public Works consists of three divisions that provide and maintain key public infrastructure and services for the citizens of Portage:
Streets Maintenance Division
This division provides quality 24-hour maintenance services of all public streets within the City of Portage. Maintenance functions include:
Annual Pavement Marking Applications
Asphalt Resurfacing Projects
Curb and Gutter Repairs
Minor Street Repairs
Right-of-Way Tree Maintenance
Snow Removal Operations
Parks Maintenance Division
This division provides ongoing care of the substantial assets that are our parks and recreation grounds. Maintenance functions are provided to 20 individual city park properties, 4 cemeteries, and an outstanding system of paved trails and bikeways that connect parks, schools, neighborhoods, shopping areas and other points of interest.
Fleet & Facilities Maintenance Division
This division purchases and maintains all city-owned vehicles and equipment in addition to maintenance of the Public Works Facility and grounds.