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).
Missed Garbage or Recycling Pick-Up? – call WASTE MANAGEMENT @ 1-800-972-4545
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.
NEWS + ANNOUNCEMENTS
- Yard debris collection begins April 5, 2021 through December 18, 2021
- Sewer and Stormwater Mapping (October 2020)
- New online forms/permits have been added in August 2020
Daily Street Closures –Daily Traffic Restrictions Updated 5/7/2021
NEW online forms
Street Sweeping Schedule
Crews will clean streets nightly from 10:30 PM-7 AM.
DPW CONTACT INFORMATION
Counter Hours: Monday – Thursday – 8:30-12:00 PM
Street Address: 700 Allens Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island, 02905