Public Works Week 2023

Celebrate National Public Works Week with the City of Irvine!

Our free event was held Wednesday, May 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Great Park Hangar 244 to learn more about the City of Irvine Public Works & Transportation Department and what we do to serve our community.

Staff & Careers

City staff from 12 divisions within the department will be on-site to discuss their career and how their roles impact daily operations in Irvine. Staff from the following divisions will talk to visitors about their trade, current projects, and noteworthy and upcoming work planned in Irvine. Divisions represented include:

  • Traffic Operations
  • Transportation Planning and Transportation Review & Analysis
  • Neighborhood Traffic
  • Environmental Programs
  • Street Maintenance
  • Landscape Maintenance
  • Capital Projects
  • Development Engineering
  • Fleet Services
  • Facilities Maintenance

Sights & Sounds

Ever wonder what that giant machine you see on Irvine streets does?
Gain exposure to the real equipment used in the Public Works & Transportation Department and see how they work! Equipment on-site will include:

  • Path truck
  • Asphalt paver
  • Tractor
  • Dump truck
  • Traffic Control Truck
  • Street Sweeper
  • Vacuum truck
  • Grinder trailer
  • Interactive CCTV cameras

Food & Giveaways

Food and treats from TK Burgers and Scooter's Italian Ice will be available for purchase. 

Plus, earn prizes and return home with giveaways like bike bells, reusable utensil kits, and the most prized mechanic tool – an Irvine screwdriver.

Contact & Information 

No RSVP is required. Hangar 244 is located at 8000 Great Park Blvd. Guests should take Great Park Boulevard, turn right to Beacon, turn right to Bosque, and follow on-site signage to park in Parking Lot 2.

For more information or to speak to staff about the event, call 949-724-7365.