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.
NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS
Daily Street Closures – CLICK HERE (updated 2.15.19)
For information on how to properly dispose of mattresses, box springs or other large household items, click here: bit.ly/2JjqNUb
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please make sure all sidewalks and fire hydrants are clear of snow. Thank you for your help, drive safely this winter season.
Garbage & Recycling:
Missed Garbage or Recycling Pick-Up?
PLEASE CALL WASTE MANAGEMENT @ 1-800-972-4545
Leaf Bags and Yard Debris: To have your leaf bags and yard debris removed, please call (401) 680-7500 with your address and our Highway crews will respond to remove.
Street Sweeping: WEATHER INTERRUPTED
Potholes Filled 2019: 1474
DPW CONTACT INFORMATION
Street Address: 700 Allens Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island, 02905