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. Curbside Leaf Pickup Week of November 18-22

    The annual curbside leaf pickup will be the week BEFORE Thanksgiving, November 18-22. Please have your bagged leaves (paper leaf bags only!) at the curb by 6 AM on your TRASH DAY that week to ensure pickup. Read on...
  2. Waldingfield Bridge Closure

    MassDOT has notified the Town that the completion of the Waldingfield Rd bridge project has been delayed until December 13, 2019. Any updated information will be posted here. Please plan accordingly as the detour will add extra time to your commute. Read on...
  3. Bulky Item Fee

    Curbside pickup of a bulky item requires a $10 sticker. Residents with curbside trash pickup are allowed to put out ONE bulky item (for example: sofa, chair, mattress, box spring or carpet -- no appliances or electronics) per week. Read on...
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