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DPW Mission

The Director of Public Works (DPW) is the engineer advisor to the command, responsible for maintaining and repairing all of the infrastructure and facilities at Fort Gordon. The Director of Public Works is charged with ensuring the stability of installation facilities and environmental practices, directorate responsibilities include Engineering Design, Master Planning, Maintenance & Repair, Environmental & Natural Resources (including Fish & Wildlife and Forestry conservation), Utilities operations, RCI, and Housing.

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Directorate of Public Works (DPW)

Welcome to the Directorate of Public Works (DPW's) website.  We are a multi-divisional directorate.  We function as a key installation manager and, as such, provide advice and assistance to the Commander, U.S. Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon on matters pertaining to staff responsibility for planning and directing  engineering activities, including real property management, environmental protection, and management of other related installation support actions involved in assuring the effective training of personnel.  DPW administers the base support for engineering  activities, establishes policies, reviews performances, and provides acceptances of contractor services.


The Directorate of Public Works provides  advice and assistance to the Commander, U.S. Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon on matters pertaining to staff responsibility for planning and directing engineering activities, including real property management, environmental protection, and management of other related installation support actions involved in assuring the effective training of personnel. DPW administers the base support for engineering activities, establishes policies, reviews performances, and provides acceptances of contractor services. DPW provides services associated with installation public works operations to enhance the quality of life of the residents, units and activities on Fort Gordon.

The Directorate of Public Works supports Soldiers and tenants on a daily basis by ensuring compliance with state and federal environmental statutes regarding air, land and water quality. It also manages the installation’s landmanagement, forestry and fish and wildlife programs. Public Works oversees the operations and maintenance of the infrastructure including both government and privatized utility services.

Additionally, the Public Works Division manages repair and new construction efforts through the garrison’s annual work plan and military construction programs. Maintenance and repair requests valued at less than $2,000 may be performed by service order, while those exceeding $2,000 must be formally submitted on a Department of the Army Form 4283 or work order. Signature cards (Department of Defense Forms 577) for unit designees authorized to sign requests must be current in the Directorate of Public Works’ files. Requesters will be asked for the Department of the Army Form 4283 project number when calling to inquire about the status of a work order. Service order desk can be reached at (706) 791-5520.

Public Works Division is responsible for Engineering, Real Property, Master Planning, Housing and Facilities Construction, Operation, Maintenance and Repair for the Installation.