Translation - Explanation and Caution

The County of Lanark is offering text and website translation services provided by Google Translate™, a free service currently offering over 50 languages. Our goal is to assist English as a Second Language (ESL) users with a way to understand the programs, services, and information provided by Lanark County.

Please note that NOT all text may be translated correctly or be translated at all. You agree that when a translation is complete, you assume the risk of any inaccuracies, errors, and omissions therein. You agree that the County of Lanark shall NOT be held responsible or liable for any damages or losses that may result from your reliance upon or use of Google Translate™.

Public Works

Who We Are

The Public Works Department builds, operates, maintains and repairs the County road network consisting of 561 two-lane kilometres of roads, 1 four-lane kilometre of road and 77 bridge and culvert structures with spans greater than three metres. The Department also manages three patrol yards, three gravel pits and two office buildings. The Public Works fleet includes approximately 40 vehicles including light and heavy trucks, heavy equipment, trailers and various tools and equipment. The Department is organized into four divisions: Operations, Construction, Administration and Fleet and Facilities.


We strive to provide a safe, efficient and affordable network of County roads and bridges to meet the transportation needs of Lanark County residents, business and visitors.

We are committed to providing a safe workplace where all employees are active team members and to meeting or exceeding provincial standards.

The Department emphasizes value, quality and service and adapts to manage changes in our County to constantly improve operations. We work with municipalities and the provincial government to address County interests and respond to our citizens and businesses.