The Public Works Department maintains the roads, streets and bridges throughout Boston's 10 districts. It…More handles everything from street cleaning and trash removal to plowing, sanding and salting the roads in the winter.
The department operates out of this administrative office on the seventh floor of City Hall and a headquarters at 400 Frontage Road. The latter is for districts 1 and 5, and the building contains the city's snowplows, sand and salt, and two garages for light and heavy maintenance. It is also the offices for the sanitary department and the street lighting department. Each district also has its own local garage.
Other Public Works Department services include recycling and trash removal, pot hole repairs, road repairs, deceased animal removal, motor vehicle accident cleanup, city vehicle towing, street and sidewalk permits, hazardous waste collection and more.
District 1: North End, South End, Chinatown, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, downtown Boston. Phone: 617-635-1266
District 2: Jamaica Plain. Phone: 617-635-7521, 7522
District 3: Dorchester. Phone: 617-635-7530, 7531
District 4: Brighton. Phone: 617-635-7507, 7508
District 5: South Boston. Phone: 617-635-7555
District 6: West Roxbury and Roslindale. Phone: 617-635-7512
District 7: Mattapan. Phone: 617-635-7533, 7534
District 8: Hyde Park. Phone: 617-635-7515
District 9: East Boston. Phone: 617-635-7525
District 10: Roxbury and Fenway. Phone: 617-635-7580, 7581