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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.

 


Spring Leaf Pickup

Spring Leaf Pickup starts April 18th and will end on May 6th, this will take place on your scheduled trash collection day. Leafs must be presented on the curb in large paper bags. We will also accept small branches and sticks tied together, also on the curb. They can also be dropped off at the Transfer Station during normal operational hours with your green permit. Please call 311 or the Department of Public Works (860-757-9900) for more information.

Hartford Intermodal Triangle

CITY OF HARTFORD

HARTFORD INTERMODAL TRIANGLE

ASYLUM STREET, PEARL STREET AND STATE HOUSE SQUARE

DPW PROJECT 14-24C – FTA PROJECT CT-79-X002

 

As part of the Hartford Intermodal Triangle Project, the City of Hartford will be conducting milling and paving activities along Asylum Street and Spruce Street. 

The limits and location of work include:

 

Asylum Street – Starting at the Ann Uccello St. intersection to the I-84 Bridge.

Spruce Street – From the Asylum St. intersection to the Church Street intersection.

This area will be worked on throughout the entire week of August 10, 2015:

Hours of Operation will be from: 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM.

    • Monday & Tuesday, Aug. 10th and 11th (7:00 PM -5:00 AM) - Milling Roadway

    • Wednesday & Thursday, Aug. 12th and 13th (7:00 PM -5:00 AM) –Paving Roadway.

    • Friday, Aug. 14, 2015 (7:00 PM -5:00 AM) - Paving Roadway may be needed.

This work is weather dependent and may be extended into Friday night.

To mitigate traffic impacts, the construction activities will take place between 7:00 PM and 5:00 AM.  Pavement markings will be done at 7:00 AM.

We apologize for the inconvenience these activities may cause you.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS OFFERS FREE COMPOST TO HARTFORD RESIDENTS

The City of Hartford’s Department of Public Works (DPW) is offering certified organic compost, made of leaves collected in the fall, to Hartford residents at no charge. Residents can take up to 32 gallons of compost from the Bulky Waste and Recycling Center, located at 180 Leibert Rd., Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Residents are required to bring photo identification, their own containers, shovels and gloves. The program starts today and will continue while supply lasts, which is typically through May. The program, which is in its fifth year of operation, is also made available to local community gardens.

In addition, DPW will continue curbside pickup of leaves until May 22. Leaves must be placed in paper leaf bags and will be picked up on residents’ regular trash days. After May 22, residents can deliver leaves to the recycling center at no charge or can use them to create a backyard composting program.  Those who are interested in backyard composting can request information from Sanitation Inspector Alffe Blake at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For information on composting best practices click HERE

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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