Contact Us

900 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA
23219 USA

Hours: Mon - Fri (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

Phone No. 804-646-6430

Email: Ask Public Works

Public Information

DPW Traffic Alerts - Weekly/Ongoing Street Closure Report

Traffic Advisories can also be found on the Department's Twitter page (

Closure Notifications

  • If you want to receive street closure notifications, please send an email to and we will add you to the street closure email distribution list.

Event Flyers and Notifications

Neighborhood Clean Up Schedule

Recycling Schedule and Pick-up Calendar 2020

Clean City Commission - Proper Disposing of Batteries, Paint, HHW and Tires

Leaf Collection Program and Map  2019 - 2020 (new information coming in September 2020)

Recycling Events (click the link for the flyer and details):


Media Advisories

What We Do

Internal and external communications

  • News Releases
  • Street/Lane Closure Notifications
  • Promote DPW events and activities
  • Social Media
  • DPW Newsletter
  • Starnet Updates
  • updates
  • Attend/Address community, civic meetings

Department spokesperson (Public Information Manager)

  • Media Relations
  • FOIA representative

Respond to resident’s inquiries

  • Research service complaints and update residents

Create advertising/education campaigns

  • Media Buys
  • Video Shoots
  • Script writing
  • Coordinate events campaigns with other agencies (internal and external)


Public Information ManagerCommunications and Marketing Analyst
Sharon NorthPaige Hairston