The Engineering Department designs and constructs community-oriented infrastructure for the City of New Haven. This work includes public outreach, project concept development, engineering design, mapping, construction management, infrastructure inspection, and asset management. Public infrastructure under the department's purview includes bridges, roads, sidewalks, drainage systems, coastal protection, street lighting capital upgrades, and public facilities.

For questions regarding road paving, trash pick-up or recycling, contact the Department of Public Works Citizens Response Line at 203-946-7700.