Department of Public Works

Program Description: 

The Department of Public Works (DPW) provides professional quality maintenance, repair and construction services while maintaining streets, sidewalks, parks and playgrounds, public squares and Garden Cemetery. The DPW is also responsible for the ongoing maintenance of municipal buildings, water mains, sewer mains, the Carter Street drain pumping station, nearly 90 vehicles and pieces of equipment, and the municipal fire alarm system. The DPW also oversees the City's trash collection and disposal services, including curbside recycling, and is responsible for rapid response to all snow, ice and other inclement weather emergencies and conditions.

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Bertram Taverna, Director


(617) 466-4240 (Customer Service) After HoursEmergency: (617) 466-4662

Physical Address: 

500 Broadway Room 310
02150 Chelsea ,

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