DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS

DENNIS GALLAGHER
Director

OFFICE HOURS: M – F, 8:00 to 4:00
PHONE: (570) 348-4180
FAX: (570) 348-0197

Street lights out?
Call 570-521-4273 or go to www.nepalights.com

DPW Complex Pictures

2014 Street Sweeping Program

The Department of Public Works responsibilities are diverse and complex, covering all four seasons. The Department is
comprised of the Highway Division, the Refuse Division, the Recycling Division, the Traffic Maintenance Division and the
Fleet Maintenance Division. The Department of Public Works is responsible for the collection of all refuse and recycling.

The Highway Division is responsible for a multitude of tasks. They are responsible for maintenance of all City streets
and bridges, avenues, courts and alleys, as well as snow removal from all City streets.

To pick up recycling bins come to 101 West Poplar Street, Scranton, PA 18509.

The Recycling Division is responsible for White Goods Pickup.

- Any calls after 4:00 p.m. please contact the dispatcher at (570) 348-4178.
- Any calls regarding traffic lights out or signs down, please contact COMM Center at (570) 348-4141.
- Any calls regarding handicapped signs or parking permits, please call (570) 348-4180 Ext. 15.
- All white goods: refrigerators, washers, etc. for pickup must be called into the dispatcher.
- POTHOLE HOTLINE: 570-348-4178

The Department of Public Works observes the following Holidays:

New Years Day Columbus Day
Martin Luther King Day
Election Day
Easter Monday
Veterans Day
Memorial Day
Thanksgiving Day
Independence Day
Christmas Day
Labor Day  

If a holiday falls in the workweek, all pickup will be delayed by one day.