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 12.6.19)
Yard Debris Pickup Will End On Your Last Regularly Scheduled Trash Day the Week of December 13.
- Leaves and all other yard debris must be labeled and placed in paper bags or put out in open barrels clearly labeled YARD WASTE. Please leave these items out on your trash day. Tree branches must be bundled together and be cut down to less than 4 ft. Never dispose of leaf and yard waste in the Big Green Can recycling cart.
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
DPW CONTACT INFORMATION
Street Address: 700 Allens Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island, 02905