Public Works Department820 4th Ave WestJerome, ID 83338208-324-9669
Winter work hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - Monday through Friday.
In the summer we work ten hour shifts with part of our staff working 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Monday through Thursday, or Tuesday through Friday.
Public Works has a technician on duty 24 hours a day 7 days a week for critical after hours response. Please call 208-324-1911 for after hours issues.
Current Road Construction Activities
For a recorded message regarding ongoing projects, current closures or other pertinent information, please call Public Works at 324-9669 and then select option 4
Christmas tree drop off
Public Works will be allowing for drop off of your Christmas tree up until January 15th this year. The drop off location is outside the gates of the Public Works yard 820 4th Ave West.
The Jerome Public Works Department is responsible for:
The Public works Department takes great pride in the work we do for our community from the beauty of our parks to the conditions of our streets. We strive to do the best job possible with the funds and equipment that are available to us.
The village of Jerome, named for Jerome Kuhn, son of the president of the Twin Falls North Side Land and water Company, was surveyed and platted in the summer of 1907. By September 30, 1907 the day of the formal opening of the town site and sale of town lots, Jerome had electricity and piped water.
A petition containing more than 200 signatures was presented to the Lincoln County Commissioners on July 15, 1909 requesting that Jerome be incorporated as a village. That petition was granted.
Call 811 Before you Dig, Idaho State law requires notrification prior to excavations:
SECTION 55 – 2201 – 55 – 2210, CHAPTER 22
Before doing any excavating of fifteen (15) inches or greater in vertical depth; before tilling the soil to a depth of fifteen (15) inches or more for agricultural purposes, the excavator (or farmer or homeowner) must provide notice of intent to excavate to all owners of underground facilities, at least two (2) business days prior to excavating.