• 9/1/2015

    Mass Ave Roadway Milling and Paving

    NOTE: THURSDAY NIGHT PAVING HAS BEEN CANCELED. Night paving on Mass. Avenue (Russell St. to Beech St.) will start Friday, August 28th between 8:00pm and 9:00am. Grinding on Mass Ave (Linnaean St to Everett St) will start on Sunday, August 30th, 6:00pm to 9:00am and Monday, August 31st from 8:00pm to 9:00am. Traffic lane restrictions will be in place and motorists can expect delays. Please avoid the area when possible. The Cambridge Police Department will be on site to assist with traffic management. View traffic detours.

  • 8/31/2015

    Neighborhood Nine Tree Walk

    Join David Lefcourt, City Arborist, on a tree walk in Neighborhood Nine on Wednesday, September 16th at 5:30 pm. We will meet at the Graham and Parks School at the corner of Linnaean and Avon Streets.

  • 8/27/2015

    DPW Service Schedule for Labor Day

    In observance of the Labor Day Holiday on Monday, Sept. 7, there will be no trash, recycling, or yard waste collection in Cambridge. Trash and recycling daily pickup routes will be one day behind schedule for the remainder of that week. The odd side B district will be swept on Monday, Aug. 31.

  • 8/27/2015

    Concord Ave Road Work

    Night work on Concord Avenue at the intersection of Huron Ave will start Sunday, August 30th between 8:00pm and 5:00am and is anticipated to be complete by September 4th. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and motorists can expect delays on and around the avenues. Please avoid the area when possible. The Cambridge Police Department will be on site to assist with traffic management. View traffic detour and bus stop relocation.

  • 8/3/2015

    Western Avenue Roadway Paving

    Roadway paving on Western Avenue will take place August 7 -9. Motorists can expect significant delays on and around the avenue. Please avoid the area when possible. Massachusetts State Police and the Cambridge Police Department will be on site to assist with traffic management. View detour routes and paving sequence schedule.

  • 7/20/2015

    Tree Removal Hearing

    August 4, 2015

  • 7/10/2015

    Combined Sewer Overflow

    Notice Alert: CSO Activation in Alewife Brook

  • 7/8/2015

    Summertime in the Village Event

    Thursday, July 9

  • 6/29/2015

    DPW Service Schedule for Independence Day

    Observed on Friday, July 3

  • 6/29/2015

    Combined Sewer Overflow

    June 28, 2015

  • 6/22/2015

    Miscellaneous Roadway Improvements

    Spring 2015 thru Fall 2015

  • 6/17/2015

    Area IV Neighborhood Beautification Meeting

    June 30, 2015

  • 6/1/2015

    Snow Operations City-Wide Community Meeting

    On Thursday, June 11th, 6:30pm-8pm, the City of Cambridge will be hosting a community meeting to discuss the snow removal operations that took place this past winter.

  • 5/28/2015

    Household Hazardous Waste Collection

    Saturday, June 6

  • 5/27/2015

    Dept. of Transportation Works with DPW on Safety Near Large Trucks

    May 27, 2015

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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

RECYCLING CENTER HOURS

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

Owen O'Riordan
Commissioner