Public Works

Public WorksPublic Works is charged with designing and constructing an extensive infrastructure system for Westchester County. The department also provides oversight on many capital projects big and small and has a traffic engineering and safety program that works to prevent traffic accidents.

We maintain almost 160 miles of roads, including the Bronx River Parkway, the only parkway the county owns. (Most Westchester roads are maintained by local governments; the other parkways are maintained by the state.) We are also responsible for 86 bridges, 71 traffic signals, 29 traffic cameras, and all county government buildings.

We have many "green programs" including the replacement in county buildings of all traditional bulbs with compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), the retrofitting of our vehicles with new fuel systems that burn vegetable oil and the expansion of the B5 biodiesel heating oil.

Whenever possible, we are available to assist your local city, town and village public works departments. We also have numerous shared services for local governments, school districts and other districts.

Westworks is a weekly synopsis of advertised contracts, bid opening results and awarded contracts and agreements.This free publication is an additional source to our requirement for legal presentation in the southern Westchester edition of The Journal News.Learn More

Plan Holder List
A weekly list of contractors who have purchased plans for county projects still open for bidding.Learn More




Bronx River Parkway Construction


Construction Alerts

The most up-to-date information on county construction projects found in the highway construction update.

These contruction alerts are listed by county road and municipality.
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Traffic Counts
Traffic Counts

Daily traffic volumes on roadways in Westchester. We also perform traffic counts for the Bronx River Parkway.
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