Public Works

Contact Us

Bailey Grewal
Interim Public Works Director/City Engineer
ADA Transition Plan Coordinator

Capital Improvements/Traffic Transportation Engineering
200 H Street – Basement
Antioch, CA 94509
Tel: (925) 779-7050
Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Development Engineering
200 H Street – 2nd Floor
Antioch, CA 94509
Tel: (925) 779-7035
Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Maintenance Operations and Utilities
1201 W 4th Street
Antioch, CA 94509
Tel: (925) 779-6950
Hours: 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Public Works Department

Public Works Department COVID-19 Information

Public Works Essential Services
Water Safety Notice

Public Works crews continue clean-up efforts from the windstorms.  The five-day forecast is not anticipating high winds in our area however we want to assure you that Public Works is prepared for anything that may come our way 24/7.  web tree down james donlon wind storms 2019Our equipment has been checked and fueled; generators at all facilities have been inspected.

In the event PG&E shuts down power it could take up to five days to restore power. Residents are encouraged to plan accordingly:

  • Fuel up vehicles
  • Have flashlights on hand instead of candles
  • Charge mobile phones, other devices and re-chargeable batteries
  • Stock up on water, ice and non-perishable food supplies for at least 72 hours

Check PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shut Offs (PSPS)  for updates.  Don’t be surprised, check forecasted weather at  Register for community alerts at

Please report urgent or hazardous issues to Public Works by phone 925-779-6950 Ext. 0.  We are ready to help you!

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The Antioch Brackish Water Desalination Project utilizes existing infrastructure to the degree possible and also includes new facilities and infrastructure to improve the City’s water supply reliability and operational flexibility. Learn more about this project at

sandbag photoSAND BAG STATION…The City’s sandbag distribution site is up and running. The station is located at the City’s corporation yard at 1201 W 4th Street; the sandbag station is self-serve and costs $1.00 per bag.

7 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday, come to the Public Works office to pay for the bags. During storms the station is open and available 24 hours a day; after 4 pm on weekdays you will enter at W 4th and N Streets, the sandbag station is on the right hand side just before the gate.

The Public Works Department provides maintenance service to Antioch’s roads, parks, marina, open spaces, flood control areas, water and sewer lines as well as providing safe potable water to residents. In addition, the Public Works Department provides 24-hour emergency response water and sewer line as well as urgent calls related to public infrastructure. After regular working hours, weekends and holidays, call the Police Dispatch non-emergency number, 925-778-2441 for service.

All GIS (mapping) related activities throughout the City’s different departments, including design, development, and maintenance of spatial databases is managed by the Public Works Department.

The Capital Improvements Division creates the Five Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP), which is a Five Year Plan, typically budgeted every two years. The Capital Improvement staff provides technical engineering services and support to all City departments related to facility expansions and improvements, infrastructure rehabilitation and development.

The Engineering and Development Services Unit is responsible for review of final and parcel maps, which divide large parcels of land into lots for residential, commercial or industrial development.