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Public Works Week


Public Works Week 2017 is April 24-28.

National Public Works Week is a time when Public Works demonstrates what “public works” means. We take a week in the spring to celebrate accomplishments and milestones. We host activities that reinforce partnerships with San Francisco residents, community organizations, and volunteers.

There are project tours, equipment demonstrations and open houses that the public is invited to.

During Public Works Week, the City honors the professional and committed women and men who make daily contributions to public works-related efforts that include designing, operating and improving the City’s infrastructure; graffiti removal, tree planting and maintenance; neighborhood beautification and volunteer clean-ups; street and sewer repair; architecture and engineering services; job training; and street use and mapping services.

All of these efforts are collectively known as public works and this one week each year is a time to recognize these important services.

Public Works Week in San Francisco is a chance to commend the men and women of San Francisco Public Works and the people they serve, as we work alongside San Francisco residents, neighborhood associations, community nonprofits and merchant organizations to enhance the quality of life in San Francisco.

Project Tours are happening all week long!

Are you interested in getting an insider’s view of the budding Transbay Terminal project? Want to check out the work in progress on the new Office of the Chief Medical Examiner? Did you ever wonder what goes on in a materials testing lab? Do you want to see San Francisco’s beautiful tiled public stairs up close? You’ll get the chance to do all of those things during a series of public tours that San Francisco Public Works is hosting as a part of Public Works Week. Please RSVP here.

Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Tour

  • Monday, April 24 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.​
  • Read about the new Chief Medical Examiner Building here


San Francisco Stairways Bus Tour


Public Works Materials Testing Lab Tour

Moscone Expansion Project Tour

  • Wednesday, April 26 from 2:30-4 p.m.
  • Learn more about the Moscone Expansion Project here.


Transbay Terminal Tour