Category Archives: DPW

April 11 Recycle Center Drop Off Day Cancelled

Due to the Governors recent extension of social distancing for public health and safety, the department has decided to cancel the April 11th’s recycle center drop off day. All other dates are subject to change as the department deems necessary. Public works is an essential function to the day-to-day operations of the town, we do not want to put our residents or our staff at risk of infection which could compromise the necessary work that needs to continue to function through these unprecedented times. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Trash Sticker Price Increase

Effective January 1, 2020 the Town of Maynard’s “Pay-As-You-Throw” program implemented changes to the sticker price and usage requirements for Town wide solid waste pickup to the following amounts:

Trash ItemCURRENT Price
Effective January 1, 2020
OLD Price
15-gallon bag sticker$2.00$1.00
32-gallon bag sticker$4.00$2.00
Bulk items that weigh less than 39 lbs. or up to three feet long$14.00$10.00

 Please visit the DPW’s Solid Waste and Recycling page for the details and background of this change.

Recycle Your Christmas Tree

The Town once again is accepting Christmas  trees to be recycled at  the Boys and Girls Club (located at the intersection of Great Road and Parker Street)

Please bring them to the far left corner of the parking lot until January 30, 2020.

If you  have any questions, please call Department of Public Works at dpw@townofmaynard.net or at 978-897-1317.

 

Great Road Construction Activity

Starting on or around Monday 11/18/19, Detour Construction will be working on Great Road installing loam and seed adjacent to recently constructed sidewalks.

All roads will remain open, but at times may be subject to alternating one-way traffic. Temporary pedestrian detours may be employed in order to reconstruct the existing sidewalks. Police Details will be deployed.

We will make every effort to notify residents of any substantial schedule changes.  If you have any questions please contact the Maynard DPW at 978-897-1317 or dpw@townofmaynard.net.

DPW: 2019 Fall Paving Program (UPDATED 12-Nov)

UPDATED! 12-Nov: The Town of Maynard has contracted with Massachusetts Broken Stone Company to reconstruct six (6) roadways within the Town of Maynard in the fall of 2019.

We are pleased to report that the DPW’s paving contractors have completed paving on:

  • Acton Street
  • Brown Street
  • Great Road
  • Mockingbird Lane
  • Nason Street
  • Mill Street
  • Glenwood Cemetery “upper section”

We would like to thank our contractors Mass Broken Stone & P.J. Keating in completing these projects. The DPW would also like to thank all Maynard residents for their patience and understanding during this process.

We will make every effort to notify residents of any substantial schedule changes.  If you have any questions please contact the Maynard DPW at   dpw@townofmaynard.net or 978-897-1317.

DPW: Trash Pickup and Road Construction Notices

Do to the paving project on Brown Street the road was closed yesterday for a period of time and the trash trucks did not make it down the street.

Harvey will be in town today to get all trash that was not picked up yesterday.   Also, the trash truck broke down and Harvey assured us that they will pick up all trash that was not picked yesterday today.

The paving contractors are now on Mockingbird Lane and today is trash pickup if it is impacted they will be there on Thursday.

DPW: Town-wide Construction Projects Update

Sidewalk and Pedestrian Crossing Improvements

Work at Summer Street near Glendale Street and work at Summer/Main/Waltham Streets will be starting the week of 10/21/19, and continuing through mid-November 2019.

Glenwood Cemetery Paving Program

Work will be starting the week of 10/21/19, and was completed in mid-November 2019.

2019 Fall Paving Program (various streets)

Work will be starting the week of 10/21/19, and continuing through mid-November 2019.  Click here for details and updates.

Great Road Sidewalk Work

Work is partially complete and will continue into mid-November 2019 until complete. Please note that the area of Great Road in front of the Town schools is an active construction zone. Residents should do their best to stay out of the work areas as trip and fall hazards could exist within the work areas.

DPW: Glenwood Cemetery Paving Program

The Town of Maynard has contracted with P.J. Keating Company to repave the majority of the roadways in the upper section of the Glenwood Cemetery (the section adjacent to Parker Street) in the fall of 2019. The work will consist of reclamation of the existing pavement surfaces, regrading and applying new pavement to the surfaces of the roadways.

Roadway reconstruction efforts will begin mid to late October 2019 and will continue for about 4 weeks.  Construction activities will include pavement reclamation and paving of the existing roadways.  Access to this section of the cemetery may be limited during certain times of the day while construction operations are occurring.

We will make every effort to notify residents of any substantial schedule changes.  If you have any questions please contact the Maynard DPW at 978-897-1317 or dpw@townofmaynard.net.