Public Works

John J. Carroll Administration Building
1 Lyman Place, Norwood, MA  02062

Mark Ryan, Director of Public Works/Town Engineer
Gary Schorer, Assistant Superintendent of Public Works
Joseph Girard, General Foreman - Water/Sewer/Drain
Michael Driscoll, General Foreman - Highway/Parks
Sara Winthrop, Administration Manager


Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Annual Resurfacing Project Update  August 14, 2019
Roadway resurfacing schedule for Thursday, August 15th:
Begin resurfacing on Pine St at 7 am. Resurfacing of Prospect St, Springvale Rd. to Pine St, will follow upon Pine St completion. Fulton Street will be resurfaced after Prospect St is completed. Fulton St will be completed the following day if necessary.

Route One Roadway Resurfacing
MassDOT will be resurfacing Route One in various locations from Ellis Ave to the Neponset River (near Ocean State Job Lot).
The work includes milling the top surface, paving and then re-striping.
Work will occur at night (8:00 pm - 5:00 am) and is scheduled to start August 25th.
Duration of work is 2-3 weeks.
Questions should be directed to MassDOT at 508-824-6633.

Washington Street Roadway Resurfacing
Washington St, from Chapel St to Alandale Parkway, will be milled August 12th and 13th.
Roadway castings will be adjusted prior to paving.
Resurfacing will take place on Thursday and Friday, August 22nd - 23rd.
Please seek an alternate route on those days.
Thank you for your patience!

Winter Street Recycling Facility - NEW HOURS!
Beginning  Saturday, December 1st
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Open Every Saturday - All Year Long
Remember - Residential Sticker Required

If you would like to be notified of trash and recycling delays as well as emergencies click

The Town of Norwood now has a Residential Food Scrap Program in place. Please follow the link to get more information.

Please click Trash and Recycling Reduction Tips  for nine easy and effective reduction tips.
Trash and Recycling collection and disposal costs are determined by the weighted amount we put into our respective carts. See how you can make a difference and reduce our costs and save the Town money so it can be used for more important things such as our schools, roadways and other important services.

Trash and Recycling Alert
Always make sure trash and recycling carts are out by 7 am!
Waste Management has adjusted the routes so your pick up time of the day may change. Your day of the week for pickup remains the same.

Board of Selectman's Meeting Presentation on Recycling Right - Video

Mark Ryan talking to NCM about Recycling and Sustainability at 9:50 of this video.








The Norwood Department of Public Works is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Town's infrastructure of streets, sidewalks, sanitary sewers, storm drains, public shade trees, miscellaneous town owned buildings and land, various components of the town's motor fleet. DPW is also responsible for Highland Cemetery.