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Public Works

Phone: 913-715-8300

1800 W. Old Highway 56, Olathe, KS 66061

You are here

  • Prepping a Gravel Road
  • paving
  • Cutting Brush
  • Chip Sealing County Roads
  • Cross Road Pipe Project


Public Works has reviewed the services we provide and determined there will be no disruptions, at this time.  Our field employees will continue to work hard at maintaining safe infrastructure in the unincorporated area, while many of our office staff are working from home.  For everyone's safety, we ask that you refrain from coming into our office, if possible, and instead call us at 913-715-8300.  For Noxious Weed, please call 913-715-8358 before coming to the building.


Johnson County Public Works is responsible for the design, construction, and maintenance of the road and bridge infrastructure in the unincorporated area. Public Works administers the Stormwater Management Program (SMP), County Assistance Road System (CARS) program, and administers and enforces the Kansas Noxious Weed law.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to continue to be an outstanding provider of public works services. Leveraging our greatest asset, our employees, we will accomplish this through:

  • Partnership
  • Teamwork
  • Customer service/satisfaction
  • Employee development/empowerment/job satisfaction
  • Continuous improvement/innovation
  • Industry leadership and positive public image in a manner that is environmentally, socially and fiscally responsible

Mission Statement

We are committed to the planning, development, and implementation of the County's policies, goals, and objectives. We provide our services in a manner that emphasizes public service and good stewardship. It is our inherent duty to preserve, protect, and enhance the County's investment in its infrastructure so that we may realize the benefit of its intended purpose. In the performance of our duties we will constantly strive to efficiently apply the best possible management and technology to achieve the most cost effective results. We maintain a safe and professional atmosphere. We provide our employees opportunities for development through continuing education and training. We will continue to educate employees, management, elected officials, and the public of the importance of Public Works.