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    FALL 2016 SEASON

    Department of Public Works announced Fall 2016 paving projects will begin on Wednesday, September 21 and continue through the month of October. Streets to be paved are based upon current road conditions, traffic usage, available funding, citywide needs and other projects impacting the street. Streets will be posted for "No Parking" the day before paving and downtown streets will be paved overnight.

    Though paving can cause inconveniences to the public, Public Works tries to keep them at a minimum and remains confident that the end results will be worth it.

    If you have any questions, please call the DPW Residents Unit at (203) 946 -7700.

    Fall Paving Projects




    Temple Street Elm Street Crown Street
    Church Street George Street Church Street
    Sperry Street Whalley Avenue Goffe Street
    Second Street Greenwich Avenue Howard Avenue
    State Street Mechanic Street State Street Bridge
    Howard Street Summit Street Lexington Avenue
    Fulton Street Quinnipiac Avenue Farren Avenue
    Pine Street Ferry Street Monroe Street
    Hall Street Townsend Avenue Burr Street
    Starr Street Winchester Avenue Sheffield Street
    Division Street Winchester Avenue Prospect Street
    Whittier Street Kohary Drive Kohary Drive
    Orchard Street Elm Street Whalley Avenue

    Elaine Terrace

    John Street Cul-de-sac


    LEAVES: DPW will collect brown paper leaf bags left out at the curb on your usually scheduled trash and recycling day. The bags must be paper not plastic and must ONLY contain leaves-no sticks, rocks or other materials that can't be easily composted. Bags will be picked up and delivered to the Transfer Station where they will be composted. Residents will incur fines for blowing, raking or placing leaves into the streets and blocking Street Sweeping operations.

    COMPOST BINS: Residents can also compost at home by picking up a free compost bin with instructions at DPW, 34 Middletown Avenue.

    BRANCHES: Branches and sticks will also be picked up at the curb ONLY if they are tied into bundles less than 4 feet in length and 1 foot in diameter. All other yard waste can be disposed of at the Transfer Station with free coupons from DPW. Follow this link for further information-http://www.cityofnewhaven.com/PublicWorks/Trash/ResidentialWaste.asp

    If you have any questions, please call the Department of Public Works at 946-7700.

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