Public Works

Public Works

The Department of Public Works establishes and maintains Pontiac's infrastructure; providing its citizens with roads, storm drains, public buildings and public parks.

DPW is working hard to keep our streets safe and clean. Click here to read the report of hundreds of potholes that have been repaired and streets that have been swept.

Construction Notices

Lane Closures on M59 at I75 Interchange

The WB M-59 and I-75 interchange ramps will be closed the night of Thursday June 18, from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., to allow for pavement conditioning on WB M-59 where ramp traffic crosses.
The WB M-59 to SB I-75 and NB I-75 to WB M-59 cloverleaf ramps will be closed for entire duration for safety.
The WB M-59 to NB I-75 and SB I-75 to WB M-59 ramps will be closed only during active work and will not be closed simultaneously.
If inclement weather prevents work, Ajax will rescheduled for the next available night, weather permitting, and an update will be sent.
Due to the short duration and late night hours, there will not be a detour. The ramp closures will be messaged using PCMSs.

Featherstone Road:
Concrete Repairs from Dr. MLKing Blvd. to Opdyke
Eastbound Lanes—Week of April 24, 2020 –Miscellaneous preparations, MISSDIG marking utilities
Week of May 4, 2020 – Lane closures, Marking areas for replacement and removing and replacing poor concrete areas, this work is anticipated to take 25 work days
JUNE 1, traffic will be placed on eastbound lanes, while the above tasks are performed on the Westbound lanes.
It is anticipated that all pavement repairs on Featherstone will be completed by June 30, 2020
There may be some minor delays as some intersections on the North side of the street may be closed for a short time.
Inclement weather may affect our progress and hence the schedule may be altered. 


As the COVID-19 situation escalates and in light of the Governor’s Executive Order, please be informed of the following Sanitation Collection updates: 

•Trash Collection:  
No changes. Please continue to bag all trash and leave room due to increased parked cars.  

•Bulk Waste Collection:  
Bulk Waste Collection will  be restarted April 20,2020.

•Yard Waste:  
Yard Waste Service will restarted April 27, 2020.

•Cart Delivery:  
No changes. These services will still be available for deliveries and exchanges.

•Free Landfill Days:  The free landfill day scheduled for April 25th, May 2nd and May 9th have been cancelled.  Keep checking this page for updates

Parks, Streetlight & Road Projects Update Reports
Each week, DPW will be providing a report regarding the maintenance of the City's streetlights.
Click here for this week's Streetlight reportClick here for this week's Road Projects reportClick here to read the report about our City Parks

2015 Department of Public Works Annual Report
Click here to download the 2015 Department of Public Works Annual Report

potholereport snowtreereport snowReport streetlightreportStormReport

Office Location:

47450 Woodward Ave, 1st Floor
Pontiac MI 48341

Business Hours:

Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Telephone Number:

(248) 758-3600

Acting DPW Administrator :

Dan Ringo

City Engineer :



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