Don E. Wickstrom, P.E. (253) 589-2489 • Fax (253) 512-2268 • DWickstrom@cityoflakewood.us
Public Works Director / City Engineer

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Operations and Maintenance Division

Scott Williams, Operations Manager
Contact information: Office (253) 267-1628    Fax (253) 503-1731 
 

Report an Issue or Concern

  • Potholes
  • Road Maintenance
  • Traffic Signal
  • Street Lights
  • Signs down, missing or obstruction
  • Vegetation
  • Sight Distance Issues
  • City Trees on ROW
  • Water over the Roadway
  • Street Sweeping
  • Illegal Dumping
  • Graffiti - To report graffiti in progress dial 911 immediately.
  • Dead Animals (Non-domestic - raccoons, opossums, deer, etc.)
  • Dead Animals (Domestic - cats or dogs, contact the City Animal Control Hotline at (253) 830-5010. All calls will be handled on a priority basis. For emergencies involving immediate threats to public safety or injured animals, call 911.
  • Right-of-Way Permit Inspections Hotline (provide 2 business days notice): (253) 983-7891.

Transportation Division

The quality and the sensible design of a community's transportation infrastructure helps determine the economic success of businesses in the community and the safety and convenience of citizens and visitors as they move about the community. The Public Works Transportation Division responsibilities include:

  • Developing long range goals and comprehensive planning related to transportation
  • Reviewing and analyzing traffic impacts and issues related to residential and commercial applications
  • Maintaining traffic control devices such traffic signs and signals, school zone lights, pavement markings, etc.
  • Monitoring and coordinating the timing of traffic signals
  • Development/Implementation of the Neighborhood Traffic Control Program
  • Development of the 6-Year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)
  • Management/Implementation of the planning, design, and construction of capital improvement projects as outlined in the 6-Year TIP
  • Issuance and inspection of Right-of-Way permits