Mission Statement

The mission of the Public Works Department is to provide efficient, responsive services that enhance the quality of life, meet common needs and promote a safe and healthy community. The department is charged with the conservation and preservation of Escambia County’s infrastructure and ensures that all public improvements are designed and built in accordance with county standards and accepted engineering and construction practices. The department administers all capital improvement projects for paving, drainage and utilities, including all design, right of way, contracting and final acceptance of projects. The department restructured Oct.1, 2018, however its divisions in FY 2017-18 included Engineering Construction Management, RoadsFleet Maintenance and Transportation & Traffic

FY 2017-2018 Accomplishments

  • Continued to manage a multi-million dollar budget efficiently, minimizing cost overages and meeting project deadlines.
  • Processed over 1,619 invoices.
  • Prepared and submitted approximately 165 board recommendations, including project awards for capital improvements, contract management and real estate acquisition.
  • Continued efficient budget and project management, with $38 million awarded in construction projects and $2.4 million in design.

Bridge construction


Invoices processed


Board recommendations prepared and submitted


Number of millions awarded in construction projects