Public Work Law and Legal Definition

Public work refers to “a work in which the state is interested; every species and character of work done for the public, and for which the taxpaying citizens are liable; work by or for the state and by or for a municipal corporation and contractors therewith.” Corn Constr. Co. v. Aetna Casualty & Surety Co., 295 F.2d 685, 691 (10th Cir. Colo. 1961)