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

  • CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE AND CRANE SETTING NOTIFICATIONS

    Street Name: MARKET ST From: FRONT ST (SR 3009) To: 2ND ST Date from: 3/28/2015, SATURDAY, Time from: 7:00 AM (07:00) Date to: 3/28/2015, SATURDAY, Time to: 4:00 PM (16:00) Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE Closure Info: GREINER INDUSTRIES WILL BE USING A CRANE TO LIFT ROOFING MATERIALS TO THE ROOF OF THE PNI BUILDING

  • No Street Cleaning Thursday, March 5, 2015

    No Street Cleaning Thursday, March 5, 2015

    There will be no street cleaning on Thursday, March 5, 2015.  Residents of the City of Harrisburg do not need to move their cars.  No tickets will be issued today!

  • NO STREET CLEANING FEB. 19-20

    NO STREET CLEANING FEB. 19-20

      The Department of Public Works has announced there will not be street cleaning on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 19-20, 2015 due to extreme cold. Harrisburg residents are not required to move their cars for street cleaning.  No tickets will be issued.        

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