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.

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DPW UPDATES
DPW Department Offices

 For information on essential services please call 248-758-3600 or
see the city website at www.pontiac.mi.us

Curbside Yard Waste Collection
Curbside yard waste collection begins Friday, April 1, 2022 and ends November 30, 2022
Click here for guidelines regarding acceptable yard waste 
ROAD CLOSURES

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.
Detour:
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.


University Drive Closed at GTW Bridge

Between June 20, 2022 and August 20, 2022, University Drive will be closed at the GTW bridge.  Please select alternative routes:
EASTBOUND: University Drive to south on MLK Boulevard to Featherstone, from Featherstone
to Opdyke Road, and then back to University Drive 
WESTBOUND: University Drive to south on Opdyke Road; From Opdyke Road to Featherstone,  from Featherstone to MLK Boulevard, and then back to University Drive. 
click here for complete announcement and map


Kennett Road to Close at CN & GTW Railroad Bridge
Between Friday, July 29, 2022 to  August 20, 2022.  Please select alternative routes:
EASTBOUND: northbound Cesar E. Chavez Avenue to North Telegraph Road; from North Telegraph Road to Walton Boulevard, from Walton to Baldwin Ave. and back to W.: Kennett Road
WESTBOUND: W. Kenneth Road to Baldwin Ave. to Montcalm, from Montcalm to Cesar E. Chavez Avenue, and the back to W. Kennett Road
Click here for announcement with detour maps: https://www.pontiac.mi.us/UNIV%20BRIDGE%20DETOUR%20MAPS.pdf
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

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 :

Allen Cooley III

Acting City Engineer :

Jack Cady

 

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