City of Zachary

Public Works

City Services

Public Works

Wayne Day

Public Works Director

Email 225-654-1902

Responsibilities: The Department of Public Works in Zachary oversees the maintenance of various city infrastructure components, including:

  • Drainage Systems: Ditches, canals, creeks, drains, culverts, catch basins, and sinkholes related to drainage.
  • Road Infrastructure: Potholes, bridges, streets, shoulders, curbs, and sidewalks (only if damaged by city work or workers).
  • Right-of-Way Areas: Trees, blind corners, neutral grounds, and removal of trash on medians and roadways.
  • City Properties: Slope mowing, grass cutting, and trash removal.
  • Signage: Installation and replacement of traffic and street signs on city rights-of-way.

Additional Duties:

  • Storm and Flood Management: Sandbagging operations and setting out barricades for weather-related events.
  • Public Events: Providing support as needed for city-sponsored events.

Waste Management: The department oversees a contract with Waste Management for solid waste collection, offering curbside, automated garbage/solid waste pickup twice a week for each residential home. For collection day inquiries, contact the City of Zachary Public Works Utilities Office at (225) 654-1902.

Bulk Waste Collection: Bi-monthly bulk waste collection is available to residents and small commercial businesses through a contract with Waste Depot. For collection day inquiries, contact the City of Zachary Public Works Utilities Office at (225) 654-1902.

Correctional Assistance: A cost-effective contract with the Department of Corrections ensures weekly trash pickup and grass cutting along roadways.

Parish Road Maintenance: The Parish of East Baton Rouge provides maintenance along parish roads within Zachary's limits. Issues can be reported to the Citizens Service Department at (225) 389-3090 or online at Parish-maintained roads include:

  • McHugh Road
  • Rollins Road
  • Port Hudson Pride Road
  • MacHost Road
  • Barnett Road
  • Brian Road
  • Flonacher Road
  • Plains Port Hudson Road
  • W.J. Wicker Road

State Road Maintenance: The State of Louisiana (DOTD) maintains state roads within Zachary's limits. Report state highway issues by calling 1-877-452-3683 or emailing The DOTD center operates Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. State-maintained roads include:

  • Hwy. 19
  • Plank Road
  • Hwy. 964

Contact Information:

  • Address: 4650 Main Street, Zachary, LA
  • Phone: (225) 654-1902
  • Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

For more information or assistance, please reach out to the City of Zachary Public Works Utilities Office.

Contact Us:
4650 Main Street
Zachary, LA
(225) 654-1902
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Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday,
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m
Closed Friday