Public Works

Sidewalk Work
The Public Works Department of the City of Altoona is dedicated to providing customer-friendly service while preserving and improving the City's infrastructure by resurfacing streets, maintaining City park facilities and improving the public right-of-way.  It consists of three interconnected divisions: Engineering, Electrical, and Highways.  Working together, these divisions manage activities spread over three hundred and sixty lane miles of road within the City limits.​​​​​​​​​


 Contact Information


Altoona City Hall​
1301 Twelfth Street
Suite 300
Altoona PA  16601

Phone: 814-949-2446

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Highway Yard
5010 6th Avenue
Altoona PA 16602

Phone: 814-949-2212

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM


  • Director
    Nathan Kissell
  • Highway Superintendent
    Al Hykes
  • Office Engineer

  • Engineering Section Chief 
    Rob Crossman
  • Senior Inspector
    Steve Ocker
  • Foreman/Traffic Signals
    Kevin Bechtel