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About Public Works

The Public Works Department is dedicated to maintaining and improving the quality of life for Manchester residents by building and maintaining municipal infrastructure, promoting environmental health and safety, managing capital improvement projects, and planning for future needs. The Public Works Department works closely with other city departments in cooperative efforts to meet citizen’s needs.

Our department maintains approximately 65 miles of roadways and associated sidewalks, 11 bridge structures, city facilities excluding those in the Parks Department’s system, and the city’s vehicle fleet. Additional services include snow and ice removal, management of the solid waste contract for trash, recyclables, and yard waste disposal, administration of the residential sewer lateral repair program, and oversee open channel and storm sewer improvements in conjunction with the St. Louis Metropolitan Sewer District. 

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Something in Need of Repair?

If you notice a city street in need of repair or any other item that the department should be aware of, please email the Department of Public Works or call 636-227-1385.

Big Bend Road, Dougherty Ferry Road, Sulphur Spring Road, Baxter Road, and Carman Road - call St. Louis County Department of Transportation and Public Works at 314-615-1120

Manchester Road and Highway 141 - call Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) at 888-275-6636

Utility Contact Information

Ameren: 314-342-1000 (Electric) or email 

Spire: 314-621-6960 (Gas)

MSD: 314-768-6260 (Sanitary & Storm Main Sewers)

Missouri American Water: 866-430-0820 (Water)