About the Director of Public Works

Interim Director

William Morgan, Interim Director

William Morgan serves as the Interim Director of the County of San Diego Department of Public Works (DPW).

Mr. Morgan oversees all aspects of DPW’s four divisions:

Land Development


Engineering Services

Management Services

DPW is responsible for the infrastructure and transportation needs of the County. This includes design, construction, and maintenance of nearly 2,000 miles of roads and 200 bridges, flood control systems, wastewater processing, operation of eight airports and more.

Mr. Morgan has been with the County Department of Public Works (DPW) for over 18 years.  Prior to this new role, he was DPW’s Engineering Services Deputy Director for almost 6 years and led the Construction Management and Materials for an additional 3 years.

Before coming to the County, Mr. Morgan spent 16 years working for the California Department of Transportation in the Division of Engineering Services, delivering large public works transportation projects in Sacramento, Los Angeles, and San Diego County.

Overall, he has more than 34 years of public works experience in a variety of delivery, management, and leadership roles. 

Mr. Morgan holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree from San Diego State University. He is a licensed Professional Engineering from the State of California.