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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 tranfer station and the two city-owned cemeteries, Oak Grove Cemetery and Mineral Spring Avenue Cemetery.

Begining 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.

Paving also begins the week of April 3rd. We will be milling and paving roads throughout the city as weather permits. Residents affected by these improvements will receive a letter in the mail outlining the work, along with a reminder on the telephone poles in the area 24-48 hours before the process begins. 

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
William D. Ankner Ph.D

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City Delays Vehicle Tax Bills to Account for Car Tax Relief

  • June 17, 2017
  • Press Release

City Delays Vehicle Tax Bills to Account for Car Tax ReliefTaxpayers will be given an extended due date for payment PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald R. Grebien announced today that the City of Pawtucket...  Read More >

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"The City has a long history with and commitment to the PawSox, a team that is woven into the fabric of our community… I am committed to maintaining the affordable family friendly brand of PawSox baseball in Pawtucket."

- Don Grebien

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City Hall Arts Gallery to Showcase Work from Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Arts

  • May 5, 2017
  • Event

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Advisory Commission on Arts and Culture has partnered with the Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing and Visual Arts (JMW) to host the “Spring Art Showcase”...  Read More >