Commissioner William Geary

The mission of the Department of Public Works is to provide safe, functional roadways and bridges for the traveling public. The department also provides leadership and management in the design, construction, maintenance and management of county-owned facilities.
The department is divided into three divisions: Buildings and Grounds, Highways, and Fleet.

What's Happening in Department of Public Works


Please email your Erie County Highway Complaints to


Phone: (716) 858-8300
Fax: (716) 858-8303

Erie County Department of Public Works
Edward A Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, 14th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202