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.

How to Flyers

Event Flyers and Notifications (click the link for the flyer and details)

Neighborhood Clean Up Schedule

Upcoming Events:

Richmond E-Cycle Day - Shredding and Electronics Event

  • City of Richmond residents only
  • May 8, 2021 from 10 am to 2 pm
  • Broad Rock Park - 4802 Broad Rock Road (23224)
  • Electronics fees vary from $2 to $30 (cash or check)
  • Paper shredding - up to five boxes (please remove stapes and binder clips)

Richmond E-Cycle Day - May 8, 2021 at Broad Rock Park

Previous Recycling Events:


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)


Communications and Marketing Analyst
Paige Hairston