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
Things to Know
June 25, 2019
The City of Portsmouth Department of Public Works has recently purchased a state of the art piece of equipment...Read More
November 6, 2019
As a followup to the Public Dialogue session on October 7 and City Council meeting on October 28, the City and...Read More
November 15, 2019
Due to unforeseen construction delays, the City has authorized work on the Islington St...Read More
November 19, 2019
Wed November 27, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to Monday, December 2, 2019, 8:00 a.m. All day Port...Read More
Question of the Week: Did you know that City fire hydrants are color coded? Yellow ones (with color coded caps) are City hydrants. Red ones are privately owned. All of them need to be accessible. https://t.co/naNAS3hwrR
DPW Water Dept briefing this morning for fire chefs from some of the towns served: New Castle, Rye, Newington along with Portsmouth. https://t.co/47dXoClTqG
Question of the Week: Why isn't the African Burying Ground Memorial cleaned of snow more completely? DPW, responsible for maintaining all City monuments, takes extra care not to damage the tile mosaic of the Memorial, so doesn't use any heavy equipment there. #PortsmouthQuestions https://t.co/pZZ4WuaCr4
Pease study on PFAS impacts needs more participants: https://t.co/d919yNMur3