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Public Works
Public Works


Mission Statement: The Department of Public Works consists of nine divisions: Management, Engineering, Building Maintenance, Environmental Management, Equipment Maintenance, Highway, Water Distribution, Water Maintenance and Sewer Maintenance. The Methuen Transfer Station/Landfill is located on Huntington Avenue
Senior Citizen Waste Disposal: White goods (appliances) and yard waste curbside pickup, along with disposal at the Transfer Station, are FREE OF CHARGE for Methuen senior citizens with proper identification. Information: Methuen DPW, 978-983-8545
 The City of Methuen does NOT pick up cardboard with regular trash pickup. Cardboard is picked up with recycling. Please call the DPW Office with any questions.
Only Checks payable to City of Methuen are accepted for dumping fees at the Transfer Station. Cash is NOT accepted.  
The City of Methuen will resume Leaf and Yard Waste Collection on September 15, 2014. Collection will follow your recycling schedule and will run until November 28. Info: DPW, 978-983-8545
Several Methuen streets will be closed this week and next for resurfacing. All vehicles must be removed from the street by 7:30am. Scheduled work is weather-permitting and subject to variation. For specific streets to be paved and other questions, call the DPW office at 978-983-8545.
Methuen Household Hazardous Waste Day - October 25


 Raymond E. DiFiore, Director
Department of Public Works
Searles Building, Room 205
41 Pleasant St.
Methuen, MA 01844

Phone: 978-983-8545
Fax: 978-983-8980


Raymond E. DiFiore, Director of Public Works 

Office hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am - Noon

Transfer Station: Phone, 978-983-8892 - Methuen Transfer Station Information
Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 2:00pm (Last load accepted by 1:45pm)
Saturday: 8:00am - Noon (Last load accepted by 11:45am)



City of Methuen Mercury Recovery Program

Frequently Asked Questions

Elmwood Cemetery Rules and Regulations 

Report A Street Light Outage


2013 Curbside Recycling Collection Calendar and Information
2014 Curbside Recycling Collection Calendar and Information
 A and B Street Trash/Recycling List

Single Stream Recycling Information

Change in Recycling Collection Provider

Single Stream Recycling Materials List


Engineering Department

Environmental Management Department

Highway Department

Water Department