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Public Works Department

The Public Works Department is responsible for the maintenance and repairs of the City’s  street, drainage, and transportation systems by providing proper planning, design and maintenance of the City’s major infrastructure improvements. The department also directs the operations of the Beaumont Municipal Airport and Transit Systems.

Building Services

The Building Services Division oversees maintenance of City buildings and facility improvements, including the electrical, heating, air conditioning, roofing and mechanical systems. The development of specifications, plan review and construction management of all new facility improvements are also directed by this division.

Rich With Growth - Capital Programs

The Capital Program Division directs the development and construction for the City's Capital Program (CIP) for the Public Works and General Improvement Projects. These projects consist of street, drainage, building and park related improvements. Proposed water and sewer projects, administered by the Water Utilities Department are also included in the City's Capital Program.


Engineering is responsible for the acquisition of land and the design and construction of capital improvement projects involving streets, bridges and drainage systems. The division reviews, inspects, and approves all subdivision and commercial/industrial site development plans to ensure compliance with the City’s specifications and codes. Engineering updates and maintains the various maps and files of all city-owned properties and right of way and manages inter-local agreements for engineering and construction projects. This division provides survey work for City departments and divisions.

Fleet Management

Fleet Management provides maintenance for City owned vehicles and fleet equipment. The program provides city-wide, 24-hour automated fueling and staffed parts and repair facilities. The City fleet is comprised of over 980 units.

Beaumont Municipal Airport

The Beaumont Municipal Airport is located at 455 Keith Road.

Beaumont Wings, Inc. has two aircraft for the flight training school with one full-time instructor and two part-time instructors. Lesson schedules are flexible.. For more information call 409-866-0084.

Take a scenic flight around the area, covering Beaumont, Port Arthur, Pleasure Island, and Sabine Pass.  Flights last from 30 minutes to 1 hour. During the Christmas holidays, you can enjoy a nighttime flight to view Christmas lights in the area. Call Beaumont Wings, Inc. at 409-866-0084 to make an appointment or for more information.

Streets and Drainage

The Streets and Drainage Division maintains the City’s streets and right of ways. This includes tree trimming and removal; mowing; and herbicide treatment. This responsibility covers 750 miles of streets (involving 306 miles of asphalt streets; 312 miles of concrete streets; 87 miles of concrete streets with an asphalt overlay; seven miles of roads that have an unimproved riding surface such as dirt, shell or caliche) and 38 miles of unimproved right-of-ways; a drainage ditch system more than 840 miles in length; an underground drainage system of more than 400 miles; and approximately 20,000 catch basins. The division also oversees a street sweeping program which addresses all curb and gutter streets throughout the City.

The Transportation Division oversees vehicle and pedestrian traffic. The Operations section focuses on pavement marking; signal maintenance and construction, the fabrication, installation and repair of traffic signs, and the maintenance of freeway lighting throughout the City. The Engineering section is charged with traffic studies, design of traffic related improvements, downtown parking enforcement; and the school crossing guard program.

Off-Street Parking and Driveway Guidelines


  Public Works Divisions

Building Services
           Capital Improvements

           Capital Programs

           Fleet Management
         Municipal Airport

           Municipal Transit

           Solid Waste
Streets & Drainage

           Stormwater Program


           Staff Directory

801 Main, Suite 210
Beaumont TX 77701
Phone: 409.880.3725
Fax: 409.785.4733

Public Works Director

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