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The Department of Public Works’ mission is to construct and maintain the highest quality of safe and sustainable transportation facilities for users of vehicular, bicycle, pedestrian and rail transportation, in order to improve the quality of life and create opportunities for economic development for all New Orleanians.
Rick Hathaway is the Director for the Department of Public Works. He oversees five divisions with a staff of 243 employees.
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