Public Works

The Department of Public Works consists of nine divisions: Management, Engineering, Building Maintenance, Environmental Management, Equipment Maintenance, Highway, Water Distribution, Water Maintenance and Sewer Maintenance. The Methuen Transfer Station/Landfill is located on Huntington Avenue.

Fall Leaf/Yard waste pickup runs through December 1 on your recycling weeks. For residents' convenience, the Methuen Landfill will extend its hours on Saturdays to 8am - 1:45pm through December 1. Please be advised that yard waste WILL NOT BE PICKED UP ON PRIVATE PROPERTY. All yard waste MUST BE CURBSIDE BY 7AM ON YOUR RECYCLING DAY. Thanks. Info: Info: DPW, 978-983-8545

The Methuen DPW is now accepting applications from persons interested in snow plowing. Applications are available at the DPW Office located in the Searles Building at 41 Pleasant Street, Suite 205 and the Highway Yard at 33 Lindberg Avenue. Deadline for applications is Friday, November 10, 2017.

NOTICE: The Methuen DPW asks that residents please keep their Basketball hoops at least 6 feet from the edge of the road or street in order to avoid any damage from city vehicles. The City of Methuen is not responsible for any damage to such hoops. Questions: DPW, 978-983-8545.

Methuen Transfer Station Saturday Hours: Saturday: 8:00am - 1:45pm (Through Dec. 1). Propane tanks can only be brought to the Transfer Station on Wednesdays, 7am-Noon and Saturdays, 8am-Noon. 20 pound gas grill tanks only.  Info: 978-983-8892.


Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Patrick L. Bower, P.E. Director of Public Works (978) 983-8545