Public Works

The city’s Public Works Department is responsible for maintenance and operation of all city-owned facilities. These facilities include:

  • Publicly maintained streets
  • Some drainage facilities
  • Traffic signals

Local Improvement District (LID) Program

The purpose of the program is to identify and create a methodology to pave and maintain dirt roads. Throughout the City of Menifee, numerous residential dirt roads, some city maintained and some privately owned and maintained, exist. Some of these roads have become impassable during weather related events and are in need of repair.

Capital Improvement Program (CIP)

The Capital Improvement Division provides administration of the city’s 5 year capital improvement program (CIP). This division oversees the turnkey contract management operation of circulation, infrastructure, and Community Services Department projects, from project initiation to contract closeout.

McCall Sidewalk Improvements

Notice of Intent to Adopt a Mitigated Negative DeclarationMcCall Blvd Sidewalk Improvements, CIP# 13-15

Street Scene - Menifee’s Traffic Management Forum

A two-way dialogue about traffic congestion and road conditions in Menifee. It aims to educate residents about how Menifee Public Works is easing traffic congestion and completing road repair projects, while working as an avenue for the community to voice traffic, street and graffiti-related concerns or to ask questions.


Rubberized Pavement Grant Program

The Newport Widening Project completed April 2014 was funded in part through the State of California CalRecycle 2012/13 Rubberized Pavement Grant Program. 

By participating in the Rubberized Pavement Grant Program City was able to use approximately 2,969.25 tons of recycled tire material to resurface Newport Road. Included within the many benefits of using recycled tire material are extended longevity of street, and reduction of vehicular noise.

Emergency Preparedness

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Storm Drains

Large storm drainage devices greater than 36" in diameter and open channels are operated and maintained by the Riverside County Flood Control District.

For flooding emergencies, please call City Hall Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If the emergency is after hours, call 911 if you are in imminent danger, and they will appropriately route the call.

2019 LED Streetlight Retrofit Project

Retrofitting of Menifee street lights is scheduled to begin March 6, 2020, please see link for phase schedule and map for the project.

Traffic Engineering

Traffic Engineering is part of the of the Public Works Department. 


Traffic Engineering responsibilities include responding to citizen complaints, overseeing the operations of the traffic signal system, interfacing with the Sheriff’s Department and school districts as it relates to traffic enforcement and safety. 

The Traffic Engineer evaluates requests and provides direction to maintenance staff for upgrades to the signing and striping needs throughout the city.

Water & Sewer 

The water and sewer system in Menifee is owned and operated by the Eastern Municipal Water District. For emergencies with either the water or sewer system, or to report leaks or spills, please call 800-698-0400.