Department of Public Works

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 ReportingStreet Opening Permit Form
Trench ApplicationFY 2017 Water and Sewer Rates
Bedford Trail MapsBedford Water Use and Conservation
Proposed Tree Removal 
Flint Michigan and how is MWRA Water Quality Different 


Major Happenings
North Road Intersection StudyMinuteman Bikeway Extension
Middlesex Turnpike Phase 3Great Road Mudge Way Project
Fawn Lake Phase 2 Study
2015 Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan
The Great Road Master Plan Sewer Manhole Inspection
( New )
Bedford to Consider Adopting Reduced Speed Limits in Areas of Town  ( New ) 
General Information
April 2017 Pavement Management Study (Bedford's Source Water Assessment Report
Drinking Water Test results 2016 MWRAWinter Snow Operations
Minuteman Bikeway Recomendations Report by Toole Design Group for the Towns of Bedford, Lexington and ArlingtonDrinking water Update 2016
 Street Opening Moratorium 2016