Texas Counties Deliver
Public Works

                                      Public Works Service Change



                       Evans K. Kessey

                   Martin Leyva
                     Assistant Director

                    Amber Valles
                      Department Coordinator 

                     Delia Nunez
                 Special Project Coordinator

                    7613 W. Dunn Street
                    Odessa, Texas 79761
                  Phone (432) 381-0098

                      OFFICE HOURS:
                     Administration & Engineering:
                       8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. [Monday – Friday]

                                  Road Maintenance and Traffic Operations Sections
                          7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. [Monday – Thursday


                SUBMIT A WORK ORDER 
                                you may also contact us at (432) 381-0098 to submit a request

Ector County does not maintain public roads that are not part of the Ector County road system. FM and State Highways are maintained by Texas Department of transportation (TxDOT). Other roads are maintained (repaired) by the corresponding municipalities; (i.e., The City Of Odessa) except for private roads.

                 Ector County Web Map Portal
                           click here for instructions on how to use the Web Map Portal


Permian Basin Metropolitan Planning Organization
Interregional Planning & Environmental Linkage Study 


Starting 5/11/2020 Roads Under Construction:

  1. Construction on W. 42nd street between State Hwy 302 (Kermit Hwy) heading west to FM1936. There is no centerlines,  barricades and traffic cones are being used during construction.  
  2. Construction on W. Pawpaw St. between US 385 heading west to Ruby ave. There is no centerlines,  barricades and traffic cones are being used during construction.  


About Us

The Ector County Public Works Department is responsible for maintenance approximately 552 miles of paved roadway and 33 miles of caliche/unpaved roadway. Our core services and divisions are: Road Maintenance Section, Traffic Operations Section, Engineering Section, Airport Maintenance Section, Equipment Services Section, and Parks.

Our Vision: Committed to excellence by being the department of innovation and quality road maintenance services.

Our Mission: Provides an effective, systematic approach to the care and maintenance of Ector County roads, fleet, parks, and airport as well as provide services and support to communities and agencies in the County. In fulfilling this mission, we are proud of our employees who provide superior dedication to ensure public safety as a priority. 

Road Maintenance Section 
Rey Baroro

¨Constructs new roads

¨Repairs and preserves existing roads

¨Grading and shaping gravel roads and drainage ditches

¨Mowing & cutting brush

¨Picking up trash along roadsides and R.O.W.

¨Removing and disposing of dead animals off roadways

¨Maintaining driveway and mailbox approaches

Engineering Section
Lead Specialist:
Eddie P. Vasquez 

¨Reviewing R.O.W and relocating utilities as needed for County projects

¨Issuing addresses outside of city limits

¨Permits and inspects all new driveways constructed along County roads

¨Permits and inspect all excavations performed by outside contractors on Ector County maintained roads

 ¨ Manages County GIS Interactive Maps


Traffic Operations/Airport/
          Parks Section

Supervisor: Jorge Estrada


¨Installing and maintaining traffic signage in compliance with the T.M.U.T.C.D.

¨Striping center lines and edge lines of roadway, and parking lots of all county business buildings

¨Entering and reviewing crash reports in compliance with TxDOT CRIS User Application.

¨Developing and reviewing TCP in compliance with T.M.U.T.C.D. during roadwork and all third-party work on our R.O.W.

Project Management Office
Manager: David Peck

¨ Regulates the County's subdivision requirements for new developments.

¨Coordinates capital project activities of all sections under Public Works Department (i.e., Road Maintenance, Traffic Operations, Airport, Cemetery, and Parks).

¨Coordinates Capital and Infrastructure Improvements Funds with Federal, States, and other local agencies for public works department.

¨Review and coordinates floodplain issues, environmental concerns, TCEQ and EPA requirements, as applicable, for all developments in the County.

¨Manages and coordinates all activities at the County Airport with the Airport Board.

¨Issues Pipeline/Waterline agreement and coordinates with utility companies and /or districts for all requirements as needed for excavation or trenching, boring, and plowing within the County ROW.

  Equipment Services Section
[Managed by:Vector Fleet Management]    Site Manager: Francisco Campos


¨  Maintenance and repair of all County motor vehicles and equipment. Click here for more information 

¨ Submit Maintenance Request

¨ Fleet Fuel Card Policy

¨ Equipment Donation Policy & Procedures

¨ Fuel Card Transaction Log

¨ Essential Function for Driving

¨ Fuel Card Increase Form

  Department Policies
        and Procedures

 Links and Forms

·Driveway Permit

·Excavation Permit

·2018 Sealcoat Project Schedule


·Floodplain Map

·Precincts Map

·2020 Schedule of Operational Activities

·Donation Forms
    · Donation, Seized/Forfeited Maintenance    & Repair Agreement
   ·  Equipment Donation Receipt
  ·  Permanent (One Year or More) Increase to Fleet Request
  · Dispose Equipment Order Request
  ·Donor Certification

County Regulations
   and Procedures

·Order Adopting Subdivision and Manufactured Home Rental Community Regulations

·Adopted Subdivision and Manufactured Home Rental Community Regulations, effective December 1, 2014

·Pipeline Agreement, Rev. 2019

·Pipeline Agreement Drawings

·Dead Animal Handling Procedure

·Wild Animal Handling Procedure