Public Works Week celebrated May 17-23 in Queen Creek


The Town of Queen Creek is celebrating Public Works Week May 17-23.

With the theme "the rhythm of Public Works," the week is a reminder of the important, core functions the professionals in the public works field provide on a daily basis, according to a release.

Public Works keeps a community’s rhythm moving through street maintenance, traffic engineering, the capital improvement program, solid waste, recycling, facility maintenance, fleet, municipal grounds.

“This year's theme provides our community with the opportunity to celebrate the symphony of essential services in Public Works,” Queen Creek Mayor Gail Barney said in the release. “Let’s take this week to celebrate the fantastic work of our Public Works employees.”

The department is committed to safety, efficiency and quality customer service, the release states.

The Public Works Department provides such a wide array of services, they impact all five strategic priorities identified in the town’s Corporate Strategic Plan. From fixing roadways and maintaining parks, to ensuring trash is collected, the town’s Public Works Department is essential to the success of the community.

The town’s Public Works Department strives to efficiently plan for, contract, operate and maintain all infrastructure, traffic control systems, Town buildings, and equipment to provide excellent service, and to enhance the quality of life to the community in a cost-effective manner, according to the release.

Follow the town on social media to hear the sounds that create the rhythm of your Public Works Department: on Facebook @QueenCreek and Twitter @TownofQC.

To receive weekly traffic alerts, sign up for eNotifications on the town’s website. For more information about the Public Works Department, including updates on road improvements, visit