Engineering & Public Works


To offer the community prompt service, quality workmanship, cost-effective construction and protection of the environment to provide a better quality of life. 


The City of Brownsville Public Works Department will be a recognized leader in the delivery of public services; known for our responsiveness, dependability, transparency, good stewardship of fiscal and human resources, and caring attention given to every single individual we encounter.

The Public Works Department is tasked with providing core community services and infrastructure maintenance that are key to the growth, health, safety and quality of life for the City of Brownsville. 

Primary Divisions 

  • Administration
  • Building Maintenance
  • Concrete Construction
    •  Sidewalks, curbs, and gutter maintenance
  • Drainage/Stormwater 
    • City ditch maintenance, storm sewer system management, MS4 management
  • Greens
    • Brownsville Beautification Committee (BBC) maintenance, curb maintenance, emergency standby, forestry, mowing, resaca maintenance, tree maintenance
  • Landfill 
    • Solid waste handling and disposal and waste minimization
  • Street Maintenance
    • Street pavement management and alleyway maintenance

Office Location:

6035 Jaime Zapata
Brownsville, TX 78521

Phone: 956-546-4357
Hours: 8am-5pm

Public Works Annual Report