Public Works

DPW Employees

The mission of Public Works is to create a safe and healthy environment through the implementation of infrastructure maintenance and enhancements of parks, roadways, traffic systems, municipal buildings, vehicles/equipment, flood control systems and the collection of solid waste and recyclables.

Department Head

Deputy Director of Public Works, Michael Looney

Michael Looney received his B.A. from Yale University in 1998 and his Master’s in City Planning from MIT in 2002. After working as an urban planning and development consultant for 12 years, Mr. Looney joined the City of Hartford’s Department of Development Services in 2014 as the Director of Projects.

Mr. Looney lives in Hartford with his wife and two daughters.

Below is the list of citywide holidays that can result in the delay of trash collection. 

  • Christmas Day (12/26/22)
  • New Year's Day (1/02/23)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (1/16/23)
  • Lincoln's Birthday (2/13/23)
  • Washington's Birthday (2/20/23)
  • Good Friday (4/07/23)
  • Memorial Day (5/29/23)
  • Independence Day (7/4/23)
  • Labor Day (9/4/23)
  • Indigenous People Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day

 For more information please contact Hartford 311 at (860) 757-9311.

Speed Humps Installed

Installed in 2022

60

Prior to 2022

260

Total Count:

320

Miles Paved

2022 (Ex DPW)

14.3

2021

9.5

2020

15.8

2019

12.1

Total Miles:

51.8