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Anne Arundel County and Public Works Agencies Nationwide To Participate in National Public Works Week

Publish Date: 05/16/2014


County Executive Neuman Proclaims May 18-24 Public Works Week in Anne Arundel County


Annapolis (May 16, 2014) - The Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works (DPW) will join municipalities and other American Public Works Association (APWA) members next week in celebrating National Public Works Week.  Throughout May 18-24, the County will promote public works in the community, as well as the efforts of DPW employees who create and sustain a safe, healthy, high quality of life through civic improvements, operation and maintenance of the County’s roads, bridges, storm drains, waterways, drinking water systems, wastewater treatment, trash disposal and recycling. 


“I am so proud of our dedicated professionals in the Department of Public Works who plan, build, operate and maintain the public facilities and services we cannot operate without,” said County Executive Laura Neuman. “I encourage our citizens to take advantage of this week by learning more about our Public Works programs and the men and women of DPW.”


Anne Arundel County National Public Works Week 2014


Monday, May 19

  • Hanging of National Public Works Week banner at DPW headquarters (2662 Riva Road)
  • Photography display of DPW employees 1st floor (2662 Riva Road)
  • Display of DPW projects and Executive Proclamation at Arundel Center (44 Calvert Street)
  • Daily promotion and information posted to DPW Facebook and Twitter sites


Tuesday, May 20

  • DPW director’s visit to Southern & Central District road work sites
  • Touch-a-DPW-Truck exhibit (2662 Riva Road)


Wednesday, May 21

  • DPW Director Christopher Phipps tour & visit of Millersville Landfill


Thursday, May 22

  • Director visits Bureau of Utilities (Millersville) and Road Operations (Northern District) work sites
  • Director visits the employees of the Bureaus of Technical Engineering, Highways, Utility Operations and Waste Management Services (2662 Riva Road)



National Public Works Week is sponsored by the American Public Works Association (  With a worldwide membership over 28,000 strong, APWA includes not only personnel from local, county, state/province and federal agencies, but also private sector personnel who supply products and services to those professionals.


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