Department of Public Works

On June 26, 2018, the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to approve the creation of a Department of Public Works pursuant to Section 11 of the Town Manager Act.  The Public Works department has oversight over Shrewsbury public infrastructure, including public buildings, roadways, parks and our water utility.

Snow plow pushing snow down street

Please view each of our Division pages for more information on their activities.

  1. Open Space & Recreation Plan Survey

    Please help the Town of Shrewsbury to update our Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) by participating in this important survey. Read on...
  2. Town Center Rezoning Public Forum

    Our second Public Forum with take place Wednesday, December 11th at The Shrewsbury Public Library (Room A&B) from 6 PM to 8 PM. Additional Info...
  3. MassDOT Statewide Exit Renumbering Project

    This notice is to remind you of the three upcoming Public Information Meetings on December 9, December 11, and December 16 for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s (MassDOT’s) Statewide Exit Renumbering Project. Read on...
  4. Open Space & Recreation Plan Survey

    Please help the Town of Shrewsbury to update our Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) by participating in this important survey. Read on...
  5. Message from the Shrewsbury D.P.W. Water & Sewer Division

    Beginning on THU, 10/10/19, water main replacement work will begin on Main St. by project contractor, Haluch Water Contracting, Inc., between School St. and Rt. 140. The project is expected to last until SUN. 12/15/19. Please "Read On" for details. Read on...
  6. Stormwater Regulations and Utility in Effect

    On February 19, 2019, the Board of Sewer Commissioners voted to adopt the Stormwater Management Rules & Regulations, Utility Rates, Credit Policy, and Application Review & Inspection Fee. Read on...
  7. Winter Registration Starts Dec 10th @8am for Residents

  8. Open Space & Recreation Plan Survey

    Please help the Town of Shrewsbury to update our Open Space and Recreation Plan (OSRP) by participating in this important survey. Read on...
  9. Dean Park Outdoor restrooms closed for winter

  10. December 10th update from the Water & Sewer Division - Unidirectional Hydrant Flushing

    Unidirectional water main flushing has concluded for the day and is tentatively scheduled to continue on Friday, December 13, 2019, weather permitting. Read on...
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