Public Works

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    Medical Emergencies During Storms or After Heavy Snow

    What If I Have a Medical Emergency and My Street Has Not Been Plowed of Snow Yet? If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. If the rescue squad needs assistance getting to you they will notify the Public Works Department. Read on...
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    DPW: How to Prevent the “Second Shovel” of Your Driveway!

    Ever wondered how to avoid having all of your hard work shoveling not be covered up by a plow coming by after? It's called the "second shovel" and Sandwich DPW breaks it down for us! Read on...
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    What are the DPW's Priorities for Plowing Roads?

    No snow yet for 2020 but we all know it is coming! Plow routes are prioritized based on many factors including, but not limited to traffic volume, speeds, emergency needs, school bus routes, geographical characteristics of a road, and Read on...

About the Public Works DepartmentSandwich Town Seal Extra Small

The Responsibility of the Department of Public Works:

  • Engineering
  • Highway
  • Transfer Station
  • Tree Warden
  • Parks
  • Town Cemeteries

It is also responsible for Snow and Ice operations.

Road Improvements (2018 ATM Debt Exclusion)
Community Events

The Department of Public Works would like to thank everyone who participated in the 2019 DPW Food Drive during National Public Works Week. Your thoughtful donations generated over 840 pounds of food that will directly benefit 300 local families. Thank you for making this event a tremendous success!