Welcome to the Department of Public Works (DPW)




The Department of Public Works is responsible for the maintenance and work on all public ways and sidewalks in the Town of Dedham.  We are also responsible for Solid Waste Disposal, Recycling, Road and Sidewalk Paving in conjunction with our Pavement Management Program, Line Painting, Traffic Markings,  Public Shade Trees, Beautification Projects, Streetlights, Traffic Signal Maintenance, Sewer Line Flushing, Pump Station Maintenance, Catch Basin Cleaning, Storm Main cleaning, Street Opening Permits, Brookdale Cemetery and Historic Village Cemetery, Coordinating with Utility Companies that work in the Town of Dedham, MADOT for any utility projects on Dedham Roads or roads within the Town of Dedham under MADOT Jurisdiction. 


The Director of Public Works is responsible for overall management of the Department's Operating Budget and significant portions of the Town's Capital Budget. The Director acts as Tree Warden, Cemetery Manager, and is also an ex-officio member of the Cemetery Advisory Committee, Dedham Civic Pride, Traffic Advisory Committee, etc.

The DPW Administration Division is responsible for budget management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll administration, answering phones and routing inquiries and complaints, workorders, and assists in the supervision of the Town's curbside rubbish removal, recycling, and yard waste programs.


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