Public Works

Contact Information: 

Gary Taylor, Director
Bill Tate, Assistant Director
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV 25302
P: (304) 348-6850
F: (304) 345-7669
publicworks@cityofcharleston.org

Hours of operation: 

The Public Works Department Office is staffed Monday thru Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
This Department also takes phone calls on a 24 hour, 7 days a week basis. They can be reached by calling (304) 348-6850

Offices Included in the Public Works Department

Christopher S. Vickery, Equipment Maintenance Director (304) 348-6456 
Harley Goodwin, Public Grounds Director (304) 348-6458
John Shannon, Refuse Director (304) 348-6831
Sean Taylor, Assistant Refuse Director (304) 348-6831
Gary Taylor, Director Street Department (304) 348-6850
Allen Copley, Traffic Engineering Director (304) 348-6872

For additional information, questions or comments, please contact the Public Works Department via email to publicworks@cityofcharleston.org.

Equipment Maintenance

Christopher S. Vickery, Fleet Manager/Maintenance Manager
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV 25302
P: (304) 348-6456
F: (304) 348-1087

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday
This Department also takes phone calls on a 24 hour, 7 days a week basis. They can be reached by calling (304) 348-6456.

The Charleston Equipment Maintenance Department strives to provide quality fleet management, equipment repair and safe vehicles so that the City of Charleston is thoroughly equipped to serve its citizens; to seek new and innovative ways to improve the quality and cost of our services by using the latest technology and methods to keep pace with the industry and our service needs.

Public Grounds

Harley Goodwin, Director
1100B Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV 25302
P: (304) 348-6458
F: (304) 347-1825
publicgrounds@cityofcharleston.org

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday

The Charleston Public Grounds Department strives to improve the quality of life for residents of, and visitors to, the City of Charleston through design, installation and maintenance of public plantings, the public spaces in which they are located and all site amenities located therein; to seek out public spaces in need of improvement; to seek input from the City's residents and their elected representatives and to present opportunities for aesthetic and functional improvement to the Municipal Beautification Commission for their consideration.

Staff

Jack Tate, Assistant Director
Dottie Blankenship, Park Reservations
Rick Elkins, Tree Foreman

In case of emergency, please call the Public Works Department at (304) 348-6850.
For additional information, questions or comments, please contact the Public Grounds Department via email to publicgrounds@cityofcharleston.org.

Refuse & Recycling

John Shannon, Director
Sean Taylor, Assistant Director
1100B Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV 25302
P: (304) 348-6831
F: (304) 348-6435
refuse@cityofcharleston.org

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday
This Department also takes phone calls on a 24 hour, 7 days a week basis. They can be reached by calling (304) 348-6831.

The Charleston Refuse & Recycling Department strives to provide the City of Charleston's residents with a cost efficient garbage collection and to encourage and promote the reuse and recycling of metals, paper and yard waste materials through the distribution of refuse bags and recycling bins.

For additional information, questions or comments, please contact the Refuse Department via email to refuse@cityofcharleston.org.

Street Department

Gary Taylor, Director
1100B Pennsylvania Avenue
Charleston, WV 25302
P: (304) 348-6850
F: (304) 345-7669
street@cityofcharleston.org

The Street Department Office is staffed Monday thru Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
This Department also takes phone calls on a 24 hour, 7 days a week basis. They can be reached by calling (304) 348-6850.

The Charleston Street Department strives to maintain city streets by keeping them safe for all to travel through a variety of tasks.

Staff
Elaine Jarrell
Jeannie Daughtery
Bill Tate

For additional information, questions or comments, please contact the Street Department via email to street@cityofcharleston.org.

Traffic Engineering

Allen Copley, Director
1100 B Pennsylvania Ave.
Charleston, WV 25301
P: (304) 348-8108
F: (304) 348-1093
trafficengineering@cityofcharleston.org
 

Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday
This Department also takes phone calls on a 24 hour, 7 days a week basis. They can be reached by calling (304) 348-6872.

Mission Statement:
To provide for the safe and efficient movement of pedestrians, vehicles and goods throughout the City of Charleston by installing, operating and maintaining traffic signals, sign and pavement markings, parking control and street lighting.

For additional information, questions or comments, please contact the Traffic Engineering Department via email to trafficengineering@cityofcharleston.org.