Public Works Department

Oakdale Public Works is responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of the street, sewer and drainage infrastructure systems, as well as environmental issues and park maintenance in the City of Oakdale.

The Public Works Department Oversees

  • 92 miles of streets
  • 161 miles of sanitary and storm sewers
  • 1,497 hydrants
  • 13 sewer pump stations
  • 8 wells
  • 4 water towers
  • 1,548 street lights
  • 766 acres of parks, public land, and facilities
  • Tree inspection and maintenance
  • Assists with city events & programs
  • Emergency response for disasters


  • To make all streets passable within 10 hours after snow plowing begins
  • To fill all significant potholes within one week
  • To mow all parks on a weekly basis throughout the summer
  • To clean and inspect sewers on a 3 year cycle
  • To respond to sewer backups in less than an hour
  • To sweep streets twice a year