2015 National Public Works Week

Brampton celebrates National Public Works Week (May 17 to May 23, 2015) by raising public awareness of our services and activities related to the maintenance & operations of roads (road construction, snow removal, traffic signs and traffic signals) as well as public parks (pathways, trees and playgrounds). It also recognizes the hard work and dedication of public works professionals in our community.

National Public Works Week
May 17-23, 2015
Event Schedule

Tuesday, May 19

Opening Flag Raising - 9:00am at City Hall
Staff celebrate the start of NPWW. Flag raising will take place at Ken Whillans Square.

Loader Challenge - 8:00am to 3:00pm at
120 Sandalwood Pkwy Works Yard

Watch City staff show off their skill and precision in the loader challenge.

Grade 4 Stormwater Management Pond Tours - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Invited Grade 4 students will visit Wheatfield Pond in Brampton to learn about stormwater drainage in a subdivision and plant trees around the pond.

Public Open House - 10:00am to 2:00pm at
120 Sandalwood Pkwy Works Yard & 129 Glidden Rd
Citizens are invited to drop-in for a guided tour.

Wednesday, May 20

Truck Rodeo - 8:00am to 3:00pm at
120 Sandalwood Pkwy Works Yard
Driver skills are put to the test through challenging obstacles.

School Tours for Invited Students - 9:00am to 2:30pm at
120 Sandalwood Pkwy Works Yard

Invited Kindergarten to Grade 5 students will tour our Works Yard to see equipment and learn about road and park maintenance.

Public Open House - 10:00am to 2:00pm at
120 Sandalwood Pkwy Works Yard & 129 Glidden Rd

Citizens are invited to drop-in for a guided tour.

Thursday, May 21

Bus Pull Challenge and Works Wars
New Location: At the new 1975 Williams Pkwy Works Yard
In a Works Wars competition, Brampton's senior management will compete against each other to see who knows the most about public works. Following Works Wars, City staff race pulling Brampton Transit buses. Tours of the new building to follow.

Friday, May 22

Employee Recognition Awards - 12:30pm at
425 Chrysler Drive Works Yard

Maintenance & Operations staff are recognized for service excellence.

Other Events

  • Promoting careers in public works at local schools
  • Public Works display at City Hall Atrium
  • Food drive and fundraising proceeds raised will be donated to charity