Department of Public Works

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Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Emergency (Nights, Weekends, Holidays), contact Bedford Police Department at 781-275-1212


(781) 275-7605



After Hours Phone Number


Emergency Numbers



314 The Great Road
Bedford, MA 01730
United States
Department Overview

The primary function of the Department of Public Works is to provide municipal services to residents, businesses and visitors in Bedford.  These services include snow and ice removal, stormwater drainage, water supply and distribution, sewage collection and pumping, vehicle fleet maintenance, maintenance and improvement of roads and public property, maintenance of Spring Brook Park, Shawsheen Cemetery and the Old Burying Ground, and engineering services.  The Department of Public Works is comprised of eight major divisions including Highway, Mechanical, Sewer, Water, Grounds, Refuse/Recycling, Engineering, and Administration.


Urgent Alerts


Resident Resources
Street Light Outage Reporting Street Opening Permit Form
Trench Application FY 2017 Water and Sewer Rates
Bedford Trail Maps Bedford Water Use and Conservation
Proposed Tree Removal  
Flint Michigan and how is MWRA Water Quality Different  


Major Happenings
North Road Intersection Study Minuteman Bikeway Extension
(Updated 2/10/2017)
Middlesex Turnpike Phase 3 Safe Routes and School Program (Updated 4/18/2017)
Fawn Lake Phase 2 Study
(Updated 2/10/2017)
2015 Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan
The Great Road Master Plan (Updated 2/10/2017) Great Rd at Mudge Way Project

General Information
April 2017 Pavement Management Study (Updated 4/24//2017) Bedford's Source Water Assessment Report
Drinking Water Test results 2016 MWRA Winter Snow Operations
Minuteman Bikeway Recomendations Report by Toole Design Group for the Towns of Bedford, Lexington and Arlington Drinking water Update 2016(Updated 4/19/2017)
  Street Opening Moratorium 2016(Updated 4/19/2017)

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
William Magee Engineering Technician
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