Eric Horvath, Director Public Works

Eric Horvath, Executive Director
Department of Public Works
227 West Jefferson Blvd. • Suite 1300 N
South Bend, Indiana 46601
Fax: 574.235.9171

Public Works

It is our mission to build the foundation for a thriving city.

We achieve this mission by:

  1. Providing essential household services.
  2. Developing sustainable assets and infrastructure.
  3. Enhancing the community’s quality of life.

In order to attain these goals, the Department engages in the necessary work that allows our city to function. Public Works erects and maintains street and traffic signs, cleans and repairs streets, maintains sewers and water mains, administers refuse collection for the City, plans and administers design and construction of public buildings streets, sewers, and other improvements. In addition to these services, our divisions also offer programs to improve the community’s quality of life.

The Department of Public Works consists of six divisions: