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Public Works Department

The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining the infrastructure of the city. This includes: picking up trash and recyclables; maintaining the streets, sidewalks, sewers and bridges; cleaning and plowing the streets; controlling the traffic flow in the city; and maintaining the city-owned transfer station and the two city-owned cemeteries, Oak Grove Cemetery and Mineral Spring Avenue Cemetery.

Beginning April 3rd and running through December 15, 2017 the city will be collecting leaf/yard waste refuse from residents on their regularly scheduled trash day. Leaves/yard waste must be in brown yard waste bags available at all local hardware stores, or put in a barrel (33 gallons or less) labeled yard waste. This program does not cover wood from building materials or scrap wood of any kind.

Contact Information

Public Works Center
250 Armistice Boulevard
Pawtucket, RI 02860

City Hall Main Number: (401) 728-0500
Public Works Office: Extensions 233, 260
Public Works Fax: (401) 727-4550
Public Works Email: dpw@pawtucketri.com
Report a Storm Issue: storms@pawtucketri.com

Director of Public Works


Things are Brewing at Foolproof Brewing Company

  • March 22, 2018
  • Press Release

The city of Pawtucket is home to many unique and top-class businesses, and Foolproof Brewing Company stands as a prime example. Nick Garrison – President & Founder – started down the road of...  Read More >

City Speak
"The birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, Pawtucket is poised to undergo a 21st century evolution into Rhode Island's premier arts and cultural destination, an ideal community to live, work, play, start a business and raise a family."

- Mayor Donald R. Grebien

New Event

The City of Pawtucket Partners with Mixed Magic Theatre to Recognize Black History Month with a Community Event

  • February 21, 2018
  • Event

To honor and close out Black History Month in Pawtucket, the City of Pawtucket and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts has partnered with Mixed Magic Theatre to present a full reading of...  Read More >