Located in the William H. Dunn Public Works Facility at 55 River Street, the Public Works Department (DPW):

  • Oversees recycling and solid waste disposal.
  • Manages construction on public ways, including pothole repairs, line painting, and sidewalk maintenance.
  • Ensures the proper operation of traffic signals, street lights, and street signs.
  • Removes snow and treats icy roads during winter months.
  •  Plants and prunes public shade trees.


About Us

We want our residents, commercial property owners, utilities, and visitors to have clean and well-maintained roads and sidewalks, working streetlights and pedestrian signals, and a safe environment for people of all ages and abilities to get around Dedham.  

We strive to provide efficient and pleasant customer service, whether you email us, call the office, or chat with a DPW staff member working in your neighborhood.


Service requests

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YourGOV is an online and mobile application that enables anyone in Dedham to report non-emergency issues and service requests quickly via a computer, tablet, or smartphone. Mobile apps are available for both Apple and Android. Visit our Service Request page for more information.