Larry Barnes, Director
The Public Works Department is one of the City of Hattiesburg’s largest departments and includes the Drainage, Health, Sanitation, Traffic, Streets, Street Cleaning, Shop, Airport, Construction & GO& FS divisions.
We are committed to improving the quality of life for all the residents by delivering safe, reliable, efficient and effective services to every neighborhood with a “can-do” attitude.
The mission of the Public Works Department is to deliver excellent public works services that maintain and improve the City of Hattiesburg’s infrastructure through strong community partnerships, straightforward policies, and responsible stewardship of fiscal and human resources. The ultimate goal of our department is to become a recognized leader in the delivery of public services by providing efficient and quality services, as well as, improving the quality of life for the citizens of Hattiesburg.
ConstructionThe Construction division is responsible for building and maintaining City buildings and offices. A team of experienced carpenters, electricians, plumbers, and painters work hard to provide safe and comfortable facilities for City employees and citizens.
Curbside RecyclingThe Curbside Recycling program is an important part of the waste reduction and sustainability goals for the City of Hattiesburg.
HealthThe Health division is instrumental in maintaining and enhancing the beauty and safety of Hattiesburg.
SanitationThe City of Hattiesburg Sanitation Division is, by far, the busiest division in the Public Works Department.
ShopThe Shop division is responsible for providing fleet management and maintenance for all City-owned vehicles and equipment, except police and fire vehicles.
StreetsThe Streets division plays an important part in the City’s infrastructure management through its street paving, sidewalk construction, drainage, and pothole repair projects
TrafficThe City of Hattiesburg’s Traffic Department is working harder than ever to make traveling simpler and easier for drivers.
Trash Pick Up Schedule
Road ClosuresWe apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your patience as we continue to move Hattiesburg forward!