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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

 Patrick L. Bower, Director
Department of Public Works - Searles Building, Room 205
41 Pleasant St.
Methuen, MA 01844

Phone: 978-983-8545
Fax: 978-983-8980
Office hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am - Noon
Methuen Transfer Station Information
Phone, 978-983-8892
Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 2:00pm (Last load accepted by 1:45pm)
Saturday: 8:00am - Noon (Last load accepted by 11:45am)
Only Checks payable to City of Methuen are accepted for dumping fees at the Transfer Station. Cash is NOT accepted. 
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.

Christmas Trees can be dropped off at the Nicholson Stadium Parking Lot on Pleasant View St. or the Tree Dept. on Lindberg Ave anytime. Trees can also be dropped off at the Transfer Station on Huntington Ave., Mon-Fri: 7am-1:45pm and Sat: 8am-11:45am. Please remove all tinsel, lights, ornaments, bags and netting. Last day for Tree drop off is Friday, February 27. Info: DPW, 978-983-8545
Methuen Police Winter Parking Ban
 Methuen Riverside Boat Ramp Project
Methuen Rotary Updates

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.
City of Methuen Mercury Recovery Program
Frequently Asked Questions
Elmwood Cemetery Rules and Regulations 
Report A Street Light Outage

2015 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