Welcome to the Department of Public Works
Tuesday: 7:45 AM – 3:15 PM (7:45 AM – 6:15 PM from July 1 to Columbus Day)
Wednesday: 7:45 AM – 3:15 PM
Thursday: 7:45 AM - 3:15 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Click on the tabs above for the various resources available to residents.
Under the "Projects" tab you will find links to the GIS map information on all projects and tabs for major projects currently underway.
In addition to these, several of the street construction projects are implementing the City's Complete Streets Policy, adopted in 2013. The City has committed to “approach every transportation improvement and project phase as an opportunity to create safer, more accessible streets for all users,” and to use the best and latest design standards available. For links to more information about specific Complete Streets projects, click here.
Department of Public Works
Monday to Friday
7:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Fees for the Portsmouth Recycling Center & Bulky Waste Curbside Collection - Starting 7/1/20
BULKY WASTE PICK-UP FLAT FEE = $5.00
(plus the cost of the item(s) below)
FEE PER ITEM:
$5.00 per item
Propane Tank (20 lbs. or larger)
$10.00 per item
$20.00 per item
Items containing Freon - (CFC removal)
For more information regarding the Portsmouth Recycling Center - CLICK HERE
For more information regarding Bulky Waste Curbside Collection - CLICK HERE
Things to Know
September 1, 2020
The venerable gilded mahogany eagle carved by Strawbery Banke Museum’s Ron Raiselis and restored by Jared Tuve...Read More
September 11, 2020
Work related to the inspection of the sewer force main on the Peirce Island Road Bridge...Read More
September 11, 2020
Continuing work on the Islington Street Corridor Reconstruction Project will affect the section between Bartle...Read More
September 8, 2020
Portsmouth DPW is preparing to begin preliminary engineering and field work for the Fleet Street Reconstructio...Read More
City Manager's Advisory, Portsmouth Poet Laureate edition: https://t.co/LO8VjlBsMc
Islington Corridor Project Update Posted: https://t.co/gNZ2HmD6sk
Work on manholes this morning on Islington St -- at Aldrich and at Spinney Rd. Minor short-term disruption.
SAT Sep 19: half day construction on Islington St. on two manholes. One near Aldrich Road, and one near Spinney Road. Should be minimal disruption.