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 The Department of Public Works is responsible for and is committed to maintaining the city's physical infrastructure and providing quality services to the citizens of Hartford.


2014 Summer CIP Road Construction

As part of the City's Capital Improvement Project for 2014, an estimated 38,000 ft of roads around the City of Hartford will be milled and paved during the Summer of 2014.

2014 Spring and Summer Paving Map (PDF)


Read more: 2014 Summer CIP Road Construction

Leaf Collection Spring 2014

All residents are advised to prepare for curbside leaf collection of paper bags only!
Paper leaf bags may be purchased at home improvement and grocery stores.
Please place only leaves in bags and set them out on your regular trash day starting Week beginning April 21st and ending the week of April 28, 2014

The alternative is to bring leaves to the transfer station. A Recycling Green permit will be needed. Registration for Green Permits is at Public Works Main Office 50 Jennings Road –Green Permits are free for leaves and recyclables only! The Transfer Station is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 9 am to 2 pm.

See this flyer for more information.

Hartford Street Sweeping Routes 2014-2015

The street sweeping routes for the City of Hartford for 2014-2015 are published below:

2014-2015 City of Hartford sweeping routes

Mayors’ Anti-Litter Campaign

As part of the Mayors’ upcoming Anti-Litter campaign, The City of Hartford is partnering with Knox’s in their Annual Spring Clean-up drive to combat litter. The 2014 Cleanups will be held on four consecutive Saturdays: April 19, April 26, May 3 and May 10. Here you will find Knox’s Official Press release and clean-up registration form. The program is seeking volunteers.

New Snow Removal Procedures for Winter 2013-14

new mapAs announced in this City press release, new policies and procedures are in place to better prepare the City of Hartford for severe weather and snow storms.

Changes include:

  • A complete reorganization of City snow routes (a map of the new routes can be seen at right or by clicking here)
  • A streamlining of plow routes from from twenty-seven to twenty-four, broken up into six separate districts. Each district now is assigned 4 plow trucks and 4 trained drivers, as well a supervisor, to assure adequate coverage throughout the City.
  • Two, full-day Saturday trainings where all DPW drivers practiced hands-on driving and were tested on knowledge of their route and overall capabilities. 
  • Additional staff training for Department of Public Works (DPW) employees.
  • Major arteries or “A” routes will be salted 24-48 hours in advance of a storm and every side street salted up to 4 hours prior to the commencement of a storm.
  • Strict parking ban enforcement by both DPW and the Hartford Police Department. 
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Department of Public Works Contact

Department of Public Works
50 Jennings Rd
Hartford, CT 06120
Office: (860) 757-9900
Fax: (860) 722-6215

Office Hours:
8:00am - 5:00pm

HARTFORD CITY HALL ADDRESS: 550 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103 PHONE: (860)757-9311 HOURS: 8AM - 5PM