Public Works

The Public Works Department is dedicated to planning, developing and maintaining the County’s infrastructure, solid waste program, facilities, benefit districts and other services in a manner which provides safe travel for the general public and enhances the quality of life in Riley County.

Public Notices / Road Construction

Find out about current Public Notices and construction projects in Riley County on our Road Construction Projects page.


Sewer and Water district information and resources.

Dust Reduction Application

Completed the Dust Reduction Application and return to the Public Works Administrative Office along with the fee by April 30, 2024.

  1. Betsy Hughes- January 2024 Employee of the Month

    Coworkers affectionately describe Betsy as a "beam of light" in the office, attributing her success to her friendly demeanor, exceptional problem-solving skills, and unwavering commitment to helping people. Read on...
  2. 9/20/2023 Public Works Project Update

    This update is intended to clear up any confusion caused by inaccurate information published in a local newspaper on September 18. HWY 24 will NOT be closed during upcoming infrastructure projects on Flat Rock Rd or Homestead Rd beginning September 25. Read on...
  3. Jon Harkness - Employee of the Month for September 2023

    Jon serves as Facilities and Grounds Technician II in the Parks Department and his dedication, strong work ethic, and friendly demeanor make him a standout member of the team. Read on...
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