Beginning January 1st 2017 street sweeping services for the City of Harrisburg are now provided by Capital Region Water. Please contact CRW at 1.888.510.0606 if you have any questions or concerns about street sweeping or click here for more info.

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: rnye@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

  • SIDEWALK CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: WALNUT STREET SIDEWALK FROM N 4TH TO N 3RD

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – SIDEWALK CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name: WALNUT STREET SIDEWALK (SOUTH SIDE ALONG STRAWBERRY SQUARE) Street From: N 4TH STREET Street To: N 3RD STREET Start Date: 9/15/2017 End Date: UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Reason: STRAWBERRY SQUARE, BUILDING REPAIR WORK Detour: USE SIDEWALK ON NORTH SIDE OF STREET (CAPITOL COMPLEX) USE CROSSWALKS AT N

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATIONS: MULTIPLE LOCATIONS AND DATES IN SEPTEMBER

    STREET CLOSURE MAP CITY OF HARRISBURG – SPECIAL EVENT ROAD CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name: 3rd St From: Walnut St To: Market St Date/Time: 9/8/17 6:00 PM through 9/11/17 6:00 AM Reason for Closure: Painting Bridge   CITY OF HARRISBURG – SPECIAL EVENT ROAD CLOSURE NOTIFICATION   Street Name: Front St From: Forster St To: Walnut St Date/Time:

  • Harrisburg Named One of Best Cities for Soccer Fans!

    Harrisburg was named 2017’s 6th Best Small City for Soccer Fans in a recent study from the leading personal finance outlet WalletHub.com. You can find the full study here: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cit…. To find the best places for loving on the world’s most favorite sport, WalletHub’s analysts compared nearly 300 U.S. cities with at least one college or professional

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