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
Snow emergency parking ban starts at 8 pm tonight thru 8 am Sun. Ban applies to the entire city. Downtown Area takes effect at 1am, see map: https://t.co/we2ZqJesbk
The City has issued an Emergency Snow Parking Ban advance notice. The ban goes into effect starting at 8 pm. For a map of the affected streets and the schedule for when the ban affects different streets: https://t.co/we2ZqJesbk
Market Street: new lights are on, starting today!
Question of the Week: At her first City Council Meeting Dec 16, a resident asked City Manager Karen Conard how she liked the new job. She laughed, and said, "This is my first day. Ask me in a week." So we just asked again: https://t.co/m2TjL47xnp #PortsmouthQuestions