Category Archives: DPW

Trash Sticker Price Increase

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

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

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

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.

Drainage Infrastructure Inspections

The Town of Maynard Department of Public Works has contracted with VHB to complete investigations on Town of Maynard drainage infrastructure. The existing drainage infrastructure may be located within the Town’s roadway layout, or on properties for which the Town has drainage easements.

Work began the week of September 23, 2019 and continues through October 2019, during the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Activities will include visual observations, photographs, and water quality sampling, primarily at drainage pipe outlets into ditches and waterbodies. In some cases, VHB staff will need to cross private property or existing drainage easements to reach the existing drainage pipe outlets. Project staff will be wearing Town DPW or VHB safety vests.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Maynard DPW at 978-897-1317 or dpw@townofmaynard.net.

DPW: Sidewalk and Pedestrian Crossing Improvements

The Town of Maynard has contracted with McIver Bros. Construction to reconstruct sidewalks and provide new pedestrian crossing equipment on Summer Street in the vicinity of the Fine Arts Theater and at the intersection of Summer Street, Main Street and Waltham Street.

Sidewalk reconstruction efforts will begin between September 16-30, 2019 and will continue for about 8 weeks.  Construction activities will include reconstruction of existing sidewalks and updating of pedestrian equipment at the locations indicated above.  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: Great Road Sidewalk Work

The Town of Maynard has contracted with Detour Construction to reconstruct sidewalks along Great Road from Winter Street to Parker Street at the Boys & Girls Club.

Sidewalk reconstruction efforts will begin on or about September 3, 2019 and will continue for about 8 weeks.  Construction activities will include reconstruction of existing sidewalks along Great Road and replacement with new sidewalk and residential driveway aprons.  All roads will remain open, but at times may be subject to alternating one-way traffic. Police details will be deployed.

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

Roadway Construction Notices

The Town of Maynard has contracted with N. Granese & Sons, Inc. to complete the roadway construction work.

Roadway paving activities will begin on or about August 19, 2019.  Construction activities will include asphalt paving of several streets affected by the sewer reconstruction project earlier this year.  All roads will remain open, but at times may be subject to alternating one-way traffic.   Police details will be deployed to assist with safety issues.   All disturbances to private property will be restored.

UPDATE: 27-Aug-2019:  Roadway milling for this project is complete on all of the roads indicated below. Final surface paving began on 8/27/19 and DPW expects that all paving for this project should be complete prior to 9/6/19. Motorists are advised that some temporary roadway closures or temporary traffic detours may be employed during the paving operations in order to safely complete the work. DPW asks that motorists be patient and allow the workers to complete the paving operations as safely and efficiently as possible.

Work on the following streets will occur:

  • Section of Powder Mill Road from the Elks to Waltham Street
  • Waltham Street from #38 Waltham to Garfield Street
  • Hayes Street from its intersection with McKinley Street to Forest Street
  • Harrison Street from Hayes Street to 17 Harrison Street
  • Parker Street from #81 Parker Street to Burns Court
  • Old Marlborough Road from #53 to #56C Old Marlborough Road

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.