Public Works

The Department of Public Works' mission is to plan, build, operate, maintain and support transportation, parks and cemeteries to sustain natural systems essential to a safe and comfortable life and afterlife in Ipswich. The Department works with town employees and residents to ensure that the present and future way of life in Ipswich is consistent with their necessities and desires to want to continue to work and live in Ipswich.
  1. Downtown Gas Main Replacement Project

    National Grid has notified the Town that they will be replacing Gas Mains on Market St, Union St, North Main St, South Main St, Central St and Depot Sq. This work is scheduled to start in mid to late September and will take approx. 2 months to complete. Read on...
  2. Waldingfield Bridge Closure

    MassDOT has scheduled repairs to the Waldingfield Rd bridge. This will require the bridge to be closed to through traffic from August 26, 2019 to November 20, 2019. Please plan accordingly as the detour will add extra time to your commute. Read on...
  3. Columbus Day Trash and Recycling Pickup Delay

    Monday, October 14, is Columbus Day. Trash and recycling pickups for the week will be delayed by ONE day. Compost pickup will be on Wednesday, its regularly scheduled day. Read on...
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