The Public Works Department is charged with the conservation and preservation of Escambia County’s infrastructure. Its divisions include Engineering, Roads, Fleet Maintenance, Transportation & Traffic and Escambia County Area Transit.
Engineering provides a wide range of transportation and stormwater management services to the residents of the county.
The Roads Division maintains the County’s network of roads and stormwater drainage systems. Additionally, all mowing, road shoulder repair, right-of-way clearing, tree cutting, and fence maintenance throughout the county is handled by this division.
Traffic Operations provides installation and maintenance of traffic control devices, performs traffic studies and analyses and manages multiple fund sources for transportation projects.
Escambia Area Transit (ECAT) provides citizens with safe, convenient and affordable transportation throughout the Escambia County/Pensacola area. ECAT currently has 1,000+ bus stops covering 285 miles of routes which average 1.1 million annual passenger trips. ECAT provides the following services: fixed-route bus, seasonal Pensacola Beach trolley, University of West Florida (UWF) on-campus trolley and ADA paratransit transportation.