Department of Public Works

The Department of Public Works has a multifaceted set of responsibilities that span all four seasons. Comprising the Highway, Refuse, Recycling, Engineering, Traffic Maintenance, and Fleet Maintenance Divisions, the Department is in charge of managing the collection of all refuse and recycling materials

Scott Pietreface, Director

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday | 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Phone:
570.348.0197
Email:
spietreface@scrantonpa.gov

The Department of Public Works observes the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Juneteenth
  • Easter Monday
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day

If a holiday falls on a weekday, all collections for refuse and recycling will be delayed by ONE (1) day.

Questions or Concerns?

For general inquiries, please contact the dispatcher at 570.348.4178

For traffic lights our or signs down, please contact COMM center at 570.348.4141

For street lights out, please contact DPW by calling 570.348.4180 ext. 13 and provide the location and pole number if possible.

For pothole or street issues, please contact the dispatcher at 570.348.4178

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