Public Works

Bill Ray AllenBilly Ray Allen
214A Delauney St.
Biloxi, MS 39530
(228) 435-6271 voice
(228) 435-6179 fax

The Department of Public Works covers a lot of ground.  Water, sewer, building maintenance, streets and drainage, signs, construction maintenance, rights-of way, drainage and bridge maintenance are all part of the Public Works Department.  Also included are an administrative division and a vehicle garage.

The department is led by Billy Ray Allen and employs about 100 people.

Allen began working in the department in 1975 and except for a brief hiatus with private contractor ECO Resources has worked continually for the city.  In 2003, he was named the department’s utility construction manager, acting director in January of 2016 and on July 5, 2016 Allen became the director of the department.

The Department of Public Works is located at 214A Delauney St., and can be contacted at 228-435-6271.


Additional telephone numbers:

After-hours and weekend
Streets and drainage emergencies
Emergency Police and Fire 911
Garbage, trash and recycling collection;
Harrison County Utility Authority oversees
residential service 
Housing Authority
To get information on public housing
Non-Emergency Police 228-435-6100
Non-Emergency  Fire 228-435-6200
Streets and drainage
To report pot holes, damaged street signs,
traffic signals or street lights
After-hours emergency: 228-392-0641
Water Department
After-hours emergency: 228-392-0641