|The Public Works Department is responsible for planning and maintaining the Islandís infrastructure. Our department provides an array of services including the delivery of quality water and sewer services, maintaining public storm drains, managing the Islandís right-of-ways (roadways, sidewalks, traffic signals), and other City related City infrastructure.
Our department is responsible for the following functions:
Utilities: The Utilities Team provides quality service for the water and sanitary sewer customers on Mercer Island. The team is responsible for providing safe, effective and efficient water and sewer services to the Cityís customers. The Team also assists with snow removal and storm response.
Right-of-Way Maintenance: The Right-of-Way Team maintains Mercer Island rights-of-way, storm drains, walkways and trails to insure a clean, safe and navigable system. The Team also provides snow removal and storm response.
Engineering and Capital Projects: The Engineering Team works to complete utility and street improvements projects on time and on budget and coordinates planning processes that balance the needs of the Island's infrastructure with the best interests of our customers.
Support Services: The Customer Response Team provides essential operational and informational needs that support the Utilities, Right-of-Way and Capital Project Teams, as well as all other City Departments.
Public Works Operations
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9601 SE 36th Street
Mercer Island, WA 98040
After-Hours Non-Emergency Issues:
Power Outage Information:
(Puget Sound Energy)
Monday - Friday
7:30 am Ė 4:00 pm
Southeast 40th Road Improvement and Bike Lane Project
June 24, 2018 - Starting last week, the City began making improvements to SE 40th Street from Island Crest Way (ICW) to Gallagher Hill Road; completion is expected by October 2018. The project will construct concrete curbs, sidewalks, and bicycle lanes on both sides of the roadway from ICW to Gallag... Read more...
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