• 5/20/2016

    Kemp Playground Closed for Repairs

    Beginning Tuesday, May 24th, the City’s Parks Division will be closing Kemp Playground for maintenance and repairs from Tues, May 24 – Thurs, June 2.

  • 5/16/2016

    DPW Service Schedule for Memorial Day Holiday

    In observance of the Memorial Day Holiday on Monday, May 30, there will be no trash, recycling, or yard waste collection in Cambridge.

  • 5/10/2016

    Roadway Enhancements - May 2016

    Beginning Monday, May 16th, and continuing through Friday, May 20th (weather permitting), the City’s contractor, US Pavement, will perform roadway grinding operations to enhance the road conditions on several streets throughout the City.

  • 5/10/2016

    2016 Commissioner Award Winners

    And the winners are....

  • 5/9/2016

    Unwanted Furniture? Arrange for a Pick Up

    Moving? Plan ahead and arrange for a pickup of items from inside your home.

  • 4/19/2016

    Joint Public Notice CSO Control Plan Update

    This notice is required by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as an annual update on the progress of Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) control measures to improve the water quality of Alewife Brook. You are receiving this notice because your property lies within the extended 100-year floodplain of Alewife Brook as established and currently in effect by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

  • 4/12/2016

    DPW Service Schedule for Patriots' Day Holiday

    In observance of the Patriots' Day Holiday on Monday, April 18, there will be no trash or recycling pickup in Cambridge and no street cleaning.

  • 4/8/2016

    Notice Alert CSO Activation in Alewife Brook

    Notice Alert: CSO Activation in Alewife Brook

  • 4/4/2016

    Pipe Lining Notice for Green St

    As part of the Trenchless Rehabilitation Program for sewer and stormwater infrastructure, the city’s contractor, Insituform, will be rehabilitating the sewer mains using a method known as cast-in-place pipe (CIPP) lining.

  • 3/28/2016

    Pipe Lining Notice for Second, Donnell, Kelley, and State streets

    As part of the Trenchless Rehabilitation Program for sewer and stormwater infrastructure, the city’s contractor, Insituform, will be rehabilitating the sewer mains using a method known as cast-in-place pipe (CIPP) lining.

  • 3/25/2016

    ROAD CLOSURE: Lakeview Ave (Brattle St to Huron Ave)

    Beginning Monday, March 28th, Lakeview Avenue (Brattle to Huron) will be closed, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to through traffic, in order to facilitate water main work.

  • 3/22/2016

    ROAD CLOSURE: Green Street Closed for Ongoing Sewer Repair

    To help advance the work and improve pedestrian safety in the area, a road closure will be implemented on Green St between Pearl and Magazine beginning on Monday, April 4 and is anticipated to continue for two weeks to allow more room for the contractor to complete the sewer main replacement.

  • 3/21/2016

    Pipe Lining Notice for Second St and Griswold St.

    As part of the Trenchless Rehabilitation Program for sewer and stormwater infrastructure, the city’s contractor, Insituform, will be rehabilitating the sewer mains using a method known as cast-in-place pipe (CIPP) lining.

  • 3/14/2016

    Pipe Lining Notice for Griswold St, Normany Ave, and Sunset Rd

    As part of the Trenchless Rehabilitation Program for sewer and stormwater infrastructure, the city’s contractor, Insituform, will be rehabilitating the sewer mains using a method known as cast-in-place pipe (CIPP) lining.

  • 3/10/2016

    Spring Showers Bring Limited Time Offer on Rain Barrels

    Public Works is partnering with the Great American Rain Barrel Company in Hyde Park, MA to offer recycled rain barrels to residents as part of a community wide conservation and sustainability program.

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire St
Cambridge MA 02139

Phone:617.349.4800
TDD:617.499.9924

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am-12 noon
24 Hour emergency 617.349.4860

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Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00pm-7:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm

Owen O'Riordan
Commissioner