Palm Bay Public Works Day Showcase How Communities Are Built

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The heavy equipment used to dig ditches, clear canals to prevent flooding, remove debris to keep roads clear and much more will be showcased along with educational displays at the Palm Bay City Hall. (Palm Bay image)

BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA — The heavy equipment used to dig ditches, clear canals to prevent flooding, remove debris to keep roads clear and much more will be showcased along with educational displays at the eighth annual Public Works Day.

The free event will be held at City Hall, 120 Malabar Road SE on Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

It is part of National Public Works Week in which cities and counties around the country focus on educating the public about the importance of public works in their daily lives.

Public works allows the world as we know it to be.

This year’s theme “Community Begins Here” speaks to the essential nature of Public Works services in support of everyday quality of life.

Elia Twigg

Elia Twigg

“What we want people to understand is what we do in public works is essential for the quality of life in any community,” said Public Works Director Elia Twigg.

“Whether it’s clearing debris after a storm or making sure trash gets picked up, public works provides essential services that are the foundation and building blocks for the community. We are proud to tell our story in this fun event.”

For more information please contact the Public Works Department at 321-953-8996.

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ABOVE MAP: The heavy equipment used to dig ditches, clear canals to prevent flooding, remove debris to keep roads clear and much more will be showcased along with educational displays at the eighth annual Public Works Day. The free event will be held at City Hall, 120 Malabar Rd. SE on Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.


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