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 Friday, April 1, 2023 and ends November 30, 2023
Click here for guidelines regarding acceptable yard waste 


Orchard Lake Road closure clinton riv bridgeOrchard Lake Road Closed at Sylvan Court to Repair Bridge over the Clinton River

Westbound Orchard Lake Rd. Detour: Take Orchard Lake Road west to Johnson Ave. Take Johnson Ave. north to Huron Street (M59). Take Huron Street (M59) west to Telegraph Road (US24). Take Telegraph Road (US24) south to Orchard Lake Rd. exit.

Eastbound Orchard Lake Rd. Detour: Take Old S. Telegraph Rd. to Telegraph Rd. (US24). Take Telegraph Rd (US24) north to Voorheis Rd. Take Voorheis Rd. east to Orchard Lake Rd.

Beaudette Park and the Clinton River Trailhead at Beaudette Park are scheduled to be inaccessible by car from Orchard Lake Rd. between Sept. 15th and October 1, 2023.  This is to allow for sanitary sewer work by the Oakland County Water Resources Commission.

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