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Beginning January 1st 2017 street sweeping services for the City of Harrisburg are now provided by Capital Region Water. 

All posted signs in regards to street sweeping  are still in effect and should be adhered to as many City of Harrisburg provided services such as streetlight maintenance, tree maintenance, and snow removal follow the street sweeping schedule.

About Us

The Harrisburg Department of Public Works is comprised of several divisions including: Sanitation (solid waste & recycling); Highway (street maintenance, sweeping, plowing); Demolition (removing blighted properties); Traffic Engineering (signs, signals, & streetlights); Parks Maintenance (mowing, tree trimming, plowing); Vehicle Management (maintaining city’s fleet); City Engineering (large city infrastructure projects)

The Department of Public Works maintains public infrastructure, manages municipal solid waste collection and ensures a healthy, safe and natural environment. We are committed to providing efficient and effective high quality customer service to the citizens and visitors of Harrisburg.

Bridges, Streets, Parks, and Trails
The Department of Public Works builds and maintains parks, streets, sidewalks, and bridges; and maintains greenway trails throughout Harrisburg. DPW bolsters neighborhood pride, protects our investment in infrastructure and promotes the safe, efficient movement of people, vehicles and goods.

Protecting Your Environment
The Department of Public Works monitors and protects the environment in the City of Harrisburg with help from our residents and visitors.  DPW responds to questions and concerns on a number of topics including, but not limited to, air and water pollution, open burning, illegal discharges, and water quality.

Contact Us

1820 Paxton St.
Harrisburg, PA 17103
Phone: 311
Email: mreplogle@cityofhbg.com

Frequently Asked Questions

A streetlight is out how do I report it?

You can report a streetlight out by submitting a support request at www.harrisburgpa.gov/contact or by dialing 3-1-1. An open ticket will be generated and your request will be forwarded to the Streetlight Supervisor.

I need to pay my trash bill...who should I contact?

Trash billing is now handled by the Department of Public Works. Please contact us at 3-1-1 and we will connect you with the Trash Billing Administrator to remedy your situation.

How do I report potholes?

You can report a pothole by submitting a support request at www.harrisburgpa.gov/contact or by dialing 3-1-1. An open ticket will be generated and your request will be forwarded to the Streetlight Supervisor.

Additional Information

News

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: LIBERTY STREET FROM N 15TH TO N 16TH

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: Liberty Street From: N 15th Street To: N 16th Street Date/Time: 3/22/17 – 7:30 AM to 3/24/17 – 3:30 PM Reason for Closure: UGI will be installing a new gas service at 525 N 15th Street. If you have any questions regarding this street closure call: UGI

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: HUNTER STREET FROM S14TH TO S 15TH

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name: Hunter Street From: S 14th Street To: S 15th Street Date/Time: 3/21/17 7:30 AM thru 3/23/17 3:30 PM Reason for Closure: UGI will be replacing gas main and services. Detour:  Continue on S 14th Turn right onto Swatara St; turn right onto S 15th and end

  • LANE CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: S 2ND STREET FROM CHESTNUT TO BLACKBERRY

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – LANE CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name: S 2nd Street – CENTER LANE WILL BE CLOSED From: Chestnut Street To: Just North of Blackberry Street Date/Time: 3/27/17 9:00 AM – 4/2/17 3:00 PM each day – Area will be plated during rush and evening hours. Reason for Closure: PPL will be digging in street

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