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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: CHESTNUT ST FROM S 19TH TO S 20TH

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name: CHESTNUT STREET From: S 19TH STREET To: S 20TH STREET Date/Time: MONDAY, 5/31/16 AT 7:00 AM THRU THURSSDAY, 6/2/16 5:00 PM Closure Info: UGI WILL BE DIGGING IN STREET Detour Info: S 19TH ST TO MULBERRY; LEFT ONTO MULBERRY TO S 20TH; LEFT ONTO S 20TH TO CHESTNUT; END

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: MANADA STREET FROM S 19TH TO CONA ALLEY

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name: MANADA STREET From: S 19TH STREET To: CONA ALLEY Date/Time: FRIDAY, 5/27/16 AT 7:00 AM TO 5:00 PM Closure Info: UGI WILL BE WORKING If you have any questions regarding this street closure please call the City Engineer at 717-255-3091.   Thank you.

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: GREEN ST FROM DIVISION TO WISCONISCO

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name: GREEN STREET From: DIVISION STREET To: WICONISCO STREET Date/Time: TODAY, 5/24/16 9:30 AM TO 3:30 PM CRW IS REPLACING A FIRE HYDRANT – EMERGENCY DIG Detour Info: USE 3RD STREET AS ALTERNATE If you have any questions regarding this street closure please call the City

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