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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.

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

Resources

Pawtucket Public Library Awarded Grant

  • December 6, 2017
  • Press Release

The Pawtucket Public Library was recently awarded a $60,000 grant from the Champlin Foundation for the restoration and repair of the Dome Tower in the Gerald S. Burns Building. The grant will go...  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

Free Monthly Mattress, Box Spring & E-Waste Drop Off for Residents- December 2nd

  • November 26, 2017
  • Event

Mayor Donald R. Grebien announced that the City of Pawtucket, in partnership with its trash and recycling vendor, MTG Disposal, will provide an added service to Pawtucket residents seeking to get rid...  Read More >