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9601 SE 36th Street
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Phone: 206.275.7608
Fax: 206.275.7814
Email: publicworks@mercer. . .
Hours: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Mon-Fri)
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City of Mercer Island / Public Works

Public Works

The Public Works Department is responsible for planning and maintaining the Island’s infrastructure. Our department provides an array of services including the delivery of quality water and sewer services, maintaining public storm drains, managing the Island’s right-of-ways (roadways, sidewalks, traffic signals), and other City related City infrastructure. 

For a map of major 2018 transportation and utility projects, click here

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 City’s 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.

General Sewer Plan: In accordance with Washington Administrative Code (WAC 173-240), governmental agencies (cities) providing sewer service are required to have a general sewer plan that demonstrates the agency’s ability to provide service consistent with the requirements of the State. Updates to these plans are necessary when conditions within the City have changed. This new Plan, dated November 2018, is an update of the General Sewer Plan (February 2003).

Click here for a PDF copy of the General Sewer Plan (November 2018).
 

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9601 SE 36th Street
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Ph: 206-275-7608
Fx: 206-275-7814

After-Hours Non-Emergency Issues:
425-577-5656

Billing Inquiries:
206-275-7783 

Power Outage Information:
1-888-225-5773
(Puget Sound Energy)

Emergencies:
Dial 9-1-1

Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 am – 3:30 pm 



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Recology Billing Statements Mailed This Week
Nov 12, 2019 - This week, residents will begin receiving their first Recology billing statement in the mail -- many customers will see a credit on their account for extra cans they did not use/need during October, or for downsizing their level of service. Per the City's contract, rates will not chan...  Read more... 
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Roadside Shoulder Improvements, West Mercer Way Phase 2
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Ad​vertisement for Bids City of Mercer Island Bid/RFP Status: Open- accepting bids Bid/RFP Due Date:  Sealed bids will be received until 11:00 AM on December 12, 2019 at the City of Mercer Island Permit Counter, 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, Washington 98040, at which time...  Read more... 
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SE 36th Street Pedestrian Crossing
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:00 AM
  Advertisement for Bids City of Mercer Island Bid/RFP Status: Open- accepting bids Bid/RFP Due Date:  Sealed bids will be received until 10:00 am on Thursday December 12, 2019 at the City of Mercer Island Permit Counter, 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, Washington 98040, at wh...  Read more... 
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