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You’re Invited! Celebrate National Public Works Week with the People and Services Behind the City’s Public Works Department Tuesday, May 28

May 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

In honor of National Public Works Week, the community is invited to the Public Works Meet and Greet in De La Guerra Plaza on Tuesday, May 28 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Community members will have the opportunity to engage with department staff, learn about career opportunities, enjoy “Touch a Truck” with the large Public Works vehicles on display including a paver, roller, sweeper, closed circuit television (CCTV) inspection truck, and more. Attendees can also participate in water test tastes, demonstrations including e-bike usage, traffic signal operations, sandbag filling, and gain insights into ongoing Public Works projects. This FREE community event is fun for all ages!

Join us for this free, family-friendly, fun for all ages event featuring interactive activities, giveaways, and information tables highlighting the Public Works department. Plus, local DJ Darla Bea will be spinning the tunes throughout the event. De La Guerra Plaza will be closed to vehicular traffic for the duration of the event.

The City of Santa Barbara’s Public Works Department consists of over 400 employees who maintain and service the following, including but not limited to:
• 2,500 streetlights
• 1,200 crosswalks
• 99 miles of storm drains
• 3,300 parking spaces
• 478 City fleet vehicles
• 79 miles of bike infrastructure
• 1,200 crosswalks


May 28
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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De La Guerra Plaza
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