Engineering-Public Works

Mission Statement

The Engineering-Public Works (EPW) Department is dedicated to serving the citizens of Paducah by providing professional engineering services that enhance the quality of life for the people who live in and visit the City of Paducah. Through the use of teamwork and coordination of well-organized divisions within the EPW Department itself, we not only provide effective and efficient support services for other City departments but also strive to use cost effective resources to deliver quality solid waste services, maintain streets, city facilities, and the City’s entire vehicle & equipment fleet while working diligently to maintain the City’s floodwall in order to protect the citizens, businesses and assets within the City of Paducah.

The EPW Department consists of 5 divisions: Engineering Services, Floodwall, Streets (Maintenance and Lighting), Fleet, and Facility Maintenance.


Engineering-Public Works Department Administration   

Rick Murphy   City Engineer & Public Works Director
Chris Yarber   Assistant Public Works Director

City Hall, 2nd Floor
300 South 5th Street
P.O. Box 2267
Paducah, KY 42002-2267
Phone:  270-444-8511
Fax:  270-444-8689

Solid Waste, Brush, and Yard Waste

Garbage Collection
Brush, Limb, and Yard Waste Collection


Curbside Recycling 
Drop-off Location at Freedom Waste

Compost Facility

1560 North 8th Street
Paducah, KY 42001