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Department of Public Works

Address & Phone:
17 Brixton Street
West Hartford, CT 06110
(860) 561-8100
Fax: (860) 561-8141

Window Hours:
8:00 AM to 3:45 PM
Monday through Friday 
John Phillips, Director  

Come to our 4th Annual Public Works Open House-

In celebration of National Public Works week, the Department of Public Works will be holding its 4th Annual Open House on Saturday May 16, 2015 from 9 am until 1 pm at 17 Brixton Street.

Come join the festivities.  Families old and young can enjoy our touch-a-truck event where police cruisers, large dump trucks, back hoes, a fire engine and more will be on displayed for you to hop abroad and explore.

Got paper that needs to be shredded?  Bring it down for our paper shredding collection happening the same day. 

Posters from our poster contest will be displayed.



New Yard Waste & Recycling Center Hours-

The Yard Waste & Recycling Center at 25 Brixton Street will be open 3 days a week beginning on April 1, 2015. Read more



Public Works Announces Spring Yard Waste Collection Schedule-

This years spring yard waste will be collected during the following weeks on your regularly scheduled refuse collection day Read more
                                -April 27th- May 1st
                                -May 18th - May 22nd
                                -June 8th-June 12th







The Department of Public Works Improves Operations with Technology New applications make citizen requests and work management more efficient 

The Town of West Hartford is introducing YourGOV, an innovative citizen request application that allows community members to conveniently report non-emergency issues and service requests using the web or a smartphone. Read more


 We are committed to providing our customers, the residents and business of West Hartford the safest most cost effective and timely delivery of maintenance services; by applying best practices, sound planning, and honest stewardship of public funds