Public Works


316 North 12th Street
Murphysboro, Illinois 62966
Phone: 618.684.2961
Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-4pm

The mission of the Public Works Department is to enhance Murphysboro’s quality of life through the construction and operation of a safe, effective physical environment; and to provide our visitors, our neighborhoods, and our businesses the efficient, quality services necessary to support the infrastructure demands of our community.

The Department of Public Works provides environmental, transportation, and parking services to every resident, visitor, and business in Murphysboro.The City of Murphysboro, with its population of nearly 10,000 people, supports 56 miles of streets, 22 miles of alleys, 226,000 feet of sewer line, 395,000 feet of water line, 420 fire hydrants, and 4,400 water customers.