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Learn more about permits, licenses, and fees required to operate in the City’s right of way at www.cctexas/row. New fees will go into effect on February 1, 2023.


The Mission of the Public Works Department is to manage, maintain, and develop the City's street and storm water systems. This is accomplished by maintaining street pavement; operating and maintaining traffic signals, signs and markings, planning and developing the street system; and providing storm water management services. 

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Street Operations, Signs & Markings, Traffic Signals

Address: 2525 Hygeia Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78415
Mailing Address: PO Box 9277, Corpus Christi, TX 78469
Phone: (361) 826-1875


Traffic Engineering

Address: 1201 Leopard, 3rd Floor City Hall
Phone: (361) 826-3547


Storm Water

Address: 2525 Hygeia Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 78415
Phone: (361) 826-1875


Director of Public Works
Ernesto De La Garza

Assistant Director of Public Works (Storm Water)
Gabriel Hinojosa, P.E.
Phone: (361) 826-1877

Interim Assistant Director of Public Works (Street Operations/ Traffic and Engineering)
Renee Couture, P.E. (Interim)
Phone(361) 826-3539

Sr. Public Information Officer
Richard Vargas Jr.
Phone(361) 826-3420


Public Works Services

Flashing Yellow Arrow

The Flashing Yellow Arrow Signal, or FYA, are being installed at several local intersections throughout the city.

Overhead Banner Permits

Banners for non-profit events or activities can be placed over the street at seven different locations in the city. The banners have to be permitted and there is a non-refundable application fee.

Right of Way (ROW) Permit

Find information about applying for a right-of-way permit to ensure your development and work is in compliance with the law.

Sidewalk and Curb & Gutter Problems

By City Ordinance, the property owner is responsible for sidewalk maintenance. Occasionally small stretches of sidewalk are repaired or replaced as part of a street project.

Street Maintenance Fee

Corrections to your Street Maintenance Fee charge, requests for a change in land use designation, or requests for a Low Income Discount can be done with the forms provided here. 

Street Pavement Problems

If you want to report a pot hole, a cave-in or any other type of street pavement problem, call the City's Call Center and a work order will be created.

Traffic Control Devices

You can request installation of certain traffic control devices. Examples include speed humps, stop signs, traffic signals, crosswalks, or parking restrictions. 

Traffic Signal & Street Sign Problems

To report traffic signals that are malfunctioning, street signs that are down, or problems with one-way signs, call 311 and a work order will be created. 


Our Partner for Streets

Engineering Services Department webpage


Ernesto De La Garza, Public Works Director