The Department of Public Works provides efficient, cost-effective, high-quality services relative to the operations, maintenance, planning, construction and engineering of public works infrastructure and waste management for the City of Providence.
The Department of Public Works staff consists of 105 employees responsible for the maintenance of Providence’s infrastructure. The Department is comprised of seven (7) Divisions that include Administration; Engineering, Traffic, Parking, Highway, Sewer, and Environmental. Click on the link below for more information about the DPW Division.
Snow and Ice Removal Frequently Asked Questions
NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Holiday tree curbside service for Providence residents starts today and runs through January 19th. Put your tree curbside free of ornaments, tinsel, and decorations. No bags please. Trees will be picked up on your scheduled trash day.
Click here for SNOW READY INFORMATION
Garbage & Recycling: REMINDER: Service for the remainder of the week will operate on a 1-day delay.
Next Mattress Drop Off @ DPW: 20 January 2018 7:00 am until 1:00 pm (Weather Dependent). Check here for updates.
Street Sweeping: WEATHER DELAY
Parking Ban: NONE
Pot Holes Filled (FY): 3,573 (updated weekly)
Catch Basins Cleaned (FY): COMING SOON!
DPW CONTACT INFORMATION
Street Address: 700 Allens Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island, 02905