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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: SOUTH ST FROM N 2ND TO FRONT

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name:  South Street From: N 2nd to N Front Date/Time: Tuesday, 11/22 and Wednesday, 11/23 between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM each day Reason for Closure: NRG Energy will be digging in street to repair steam leak Other Information: Local traffic will be allowed to River Street

  • HOLIDAY PARADE STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: N 2ND ST FROM CHESTNUT ST TO NORTH ST

    Below is a notification of a street closure in The City of Harrisburg. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this street closure please call the Special Events Officer at 717-255-6447. Thank you. STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: N 2ND ST From: CHESTNUT ST To: NORTH ST Date from: 11/19/2016, SATURDAY Time from: 10:00:00

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: GREEN ST FROM CLINTON TO HARRIS

    CITY OF HARRISBURG – STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION    Street Name: Green Street From: Clinton Street To: Harris Street Date/Time: Beginning today, Monday, November 14, 2016 at 7:00 am to Friday, December 2, 2016 at 5:00 pm Reason for Closure: Contractor will be digging street to replace an 18” sewer main for Capital Region Water (CRW)

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