The City of Ankeny's Public Works Department provides our residents, merchants and visitors with safe, clean and reliable infrastructure that is maintained in an economical and efficient manner. This is accomplished through comprehensive annual programs that include:

The Public Works Department provides timely responses to streets, storm drainage, and traffic control maintenance issues. Large scale maintenance operations are conducted through major construction or reconstruction projects. The majority of our services are scheduled, pro-active maintenance activities. If you observe a problem, we encourage you to please report it to our office and we'll correct it in a timely manner.


The department is organized into three separate divisions: Engineering, Operations, and Storm Water Utility. The Engineering Division includes seven full-time employees including the Assistant Public Works Director, engineers and engineering technicians. The Operations Division includes 20 full-time employees including the Public Works Administrator, 15 employees in the Street Maintenance group and four employees in the Central Garage group. The Storm Water Utility includes three full-time employees.