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.
Daily Street Closures Daily Traffic Restrictions Saturday, June 25, 2022 – Monday, June 27, 2022
The Department of Public Works staff is responsible for the maintenance of Providence’s infrastructure. The Department is comprised of seven divisions that include Administration; Engineering, Traffic, Parking, Highway, Sewer, and Environmental. Click on the link below for more information about the DPW Division.
Garbage & Recycling:
TRASH PICK-UP – Monday through Friday, with the exception of holidays that fall on a week day. Click here to see the Holiday Pick-Up Schedule. If a holiday falls on your trash pick-up day, your trash will be picked up the very next day. All pickups for the rest of the week will also be one day later. (Friday’s pickup will be on Saturday).
To make an appointment for one of Resource Recovery’s Eco-Depot collection events for household hazardous waste, visit https://www.rirrc.org/ecodepot or call 942-1430 x3241. They recently updated their phone extensions.
Missed Garbage or Recycling Pick-Up? – call WASTE MANAGEMENT @ 1-800-972-4545
NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS
NEW online forms
Street Sweeping Schedule
Crews will clean streets nightly from 10:30 PM-7 AM.
DPW CONTACT INFORMATION
Counter Hours: Monday – Friday – 8:30 AM -3:30 PM (July/August)
Street Address: 700 Allens Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island, 02905