2014 National Public Works Week

Brampton celebrates National Public Works Week (May 18 to May 24, 2014) 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.

Event Schedule

Tuesday
May 20

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

Grade 7-8 Tours - 10:00am-2:00pm @ 120 Sandalwood Pkwy Works Yard
Invited Grade 7 & 8 students learn how public works uses hydraulics.

Public Open House - 10:00am-2:00pm @ 120 Sandalwood Pkwy Works Yard &
129 Glidden Road

Citizens are invited to drop in for a guided tour.

Wednesday
May 21

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

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

School Tours for Invited Students - 8:30am-4:30pm @ 120 Sandalwood Pkwy Works Yard
Grade 1 to 3 students will tour our Works Yard to see equipment and learn about road and park maintenance.

Thursday
May 22

Chief's Challenge - 10:00am-10:30am @ Ken Whillans Square
Brampton's senior management will compete against each to see who knows the most about public works.

Bus Pull Challenge - 10:30am-12:00pm @ Wellington Street
City staff race pulling Brampton Transit buses.

Friday
May 23

Service Excellence Awards - 12:30pm-2:30pm
Maintenance & Operations staff are recognized for service excellence.

Saturday
May 24

Urban Challenge Scavenger Hunt - 8:30am-4:30pm
Girl Guide & Boy Scout teams race aboard Brampton Transit buses to find Maintenance & Operations landmarks in Brampton.

Other
Events
  • Promoting careers in public works at local schools
  • Public Works display at the City Hall Atrium
  • Fundraising - All proceeds raised will be donated to charity
 

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