Public Works

H n TC Gang - c. 1895-1898
H&TC Work Crew - circa 1895

The City of Elgin Public Works Department is located in the Elgin Business Park off of Highway 290.

The employees of the Public Works Department provide vital public services such as public roadway and right of way (ROW) maintenance, traffic, street sign maintenance, pavement markings, storm water system of public infrastructure projects. Staff is responsible for coordinating the preparation of the annual operating budget. 

To report issues with the City's roadways, including potholes, debris, or broken or missing street signs, please complete our online form or call 512-229-3260

Reporting Problems

Downed Power Lines, Street Lights & Power Outages 

To report street light and power outages, or downed power lines, call Oncor at 888-313-4747, or visit You can also report street lights online using the Oncor Streetlight Map.

County Roads

To report maintenance issues on county roadways (i.e. CR 300), call Bastrop County at 512-285-3224.

Texas Department of Transportation Roads

To report maintenance issues on TxDOT roadways (i.e. Highway 290, FM 1100), call 512-974-0883, or email.

Immediate Road Hazards

To report immediate road hazards threatening public safety, call the Elgin Police Department at 512-285-5757.

Request Tracker

Use our Request Tracker feature to report problems or issues that are the responsibility of Public Works.