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 Department Offices
 For information on essential services please call (248) 758-3600 or
see the city website at

Curbside Yard Waste Collection
Curbside yard waste collection begins Monday, April 1, 2024 and ends November 30, 2024
Click here for guidelines regarding acceptable yard waste 

Franklin Road 10-02-23Franklin Road Re-opened
UPDATE 1/9/2024 - Franklin Road is now fully open to traffic in both directions

Orchard Lake Road Re-opened After Bridge Replacement

Orchard Lake Road has re-opened after completion of the bridge over the Clinton River. 

Eastbound Orchard Lake Rd. Re-opened Under Phoenix Center
Oakland County has re-opened eastbound Orchard Lake Rd. under the Phoenix Center.

Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Closed at CN/GTW Bridge

Due to a need for critical structural repairs, Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. will be closed at the CN/GTW bridge for vehicular and pedestrian traffic until repairs can be completed. MLK Jr. Blvd will remain open between Woodward Ave. and the bridge, but will be closed between the bridge and South Blvd. E.
WESTBOUND SOUTH BLVD.: South Blvd. to Woodward Ave. From  Woodward Ave. south back to ML King Blvd. Ave.
EASTBOUND SOUTH BLVD.:: Northbound Woodward Avenue to South Blvd.

Street Permanently Closed

Hollywood Avenue between West Kennett Road and West Mansfield  Ave. has been vacated by the City of Pontiac to the owners of the adjacent property and is now permanently closed to the public

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 report
Click here for this week's Road Projects report
Click here to read the report about our City Parks
Click here to download the 2023-2024 Fee Schedule
Office Location:
47450 Woodward Ave, 1st Floor
Pontiac MI 48341

Business Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Telephone Number:
(248) 758-3600

DPW Administrator :
Allen Cooley III

Acting City Engineer :
Shannon Filarecki