Welcome to the Department of Public Works
The Public Works office is open to the public with face mask required at this time. We do encourage you to call or email us with questions or requests.
Other options for those concerned with in person contact:
- Drop Box located outside of the entrance to the Administration, Bldg. 1 (location address listed below).
- Permit Applications can be email by contacting us and emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Payments can be made by phone during business hours or mailed for those concerned with in person contact.
Main office is open from 7:00am to 4:30pm Monday - Thursday and 8:00am to 4:30pm on Fridays (except holidays).
See the Solid Waste webpage for hours of operation for the Eells Hill Transfer Station and Union, Belfair or Hoodsport Drop Off Facilities.
Contact us by phone:
Ext. 450 - Public Works Road Operations
Ext. 207 - Public Works U&W Management
Ext. 271 - Eells Hill Transfer Station
Ext. 770 - Hoodsport Drop Station
Ext. 837 - Union Drop Station
Ext. 834 - Belfair Drop Station
Public Works Facility
Location & Mailing Address
Mason County Public Works Department
(Attn: Roads or U&W):
100 W. Public Works Drive
Shelton, WA 98584
Mason County Public Works has the responsibility of engineering, construction, maintenance and administration of the Mason County Road System as defined in RCW 36.75 - 36.88. This includes all County Roads but none of the State Routes or the City of Shelton Streets.
The Public Works Department is one of the County's largest departments. The daily tasks are numerous and can vary greatly in nature. The one common point associated with all of the Public Works Department activities is the County Road System. RCW 36.82.070 specifically restricts the use of any Road Funds to road related projects only.
This website is designed to help you better understand the various functions of the Public Works Department and assist you with any related issues. We hope that you will find this helpful.
The Engineering Section is responsible for planning and developing the designs for the new road construction. This includes the management and inspection during construction, the related survey work and right of way acquisition. Additionally, the Department has responsibility for bridge construction and inspection and the environmental review associated with any of the construction projects.
RCW 36.88 County Road Improvement Districts authorizes the Mason County to create a road improvement districts for the acquisition of rights of way and improvement of county roads, existing private roads that will become county roads as a result of the improvements. For more detail click on RID Information.