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Last Updated: 2017-09-22

What We Do

  • Internal and external communications
  • o   News Releases

    o   Street/Lane Closure Notifications

    o   Promote DPW events and activities

    o   Social Media

    o   DPW Newsletter

    o   Starnet Updates

    o updates

    o   Attend/Address community, civic meetings

  • Department spokesperson (Public Information Manager)
  • o   Media Relations

    o   FOIA representative

  • Respond to resident’s inquiries
  • o   Research service complaints and update residents

  • Create advertising/education campaigns
  • o   Media Buys

    o   Video Shoots

    o   Script writing

  • Coordinate events campaigns with other agencies (internal and external)

Public Information Manager:

Sharon North

p: 804-646-5607


Marketing and Public Relations Specialist:

Paige Hairston

p: 804-646-3659


Media Advisories

Construction to Begin on the Idlewood Avenue Roundabout 2017-09-22
City Rolling Out Upgraded Leaf Collection Program2017-09-19
City Schedules Recycle Day September 23 20172017-09-18
Work Begins Next Week to Permanently Close 17th Street in Shockoe Bottom2017-07-28
East Richmond Road Convenience Center Closing Early on Thursday, June 22, 20172017-06-22
Special Parking Restrictions will be in Place near Polling Locations during Primary Election2017-06-07
Residential Trash Accepted at East Richmond Road Convenience Center2017-04-28
City of Richmond E-Cycle Day on May 6, 20172017-04-21
Public Invited to Provide Input on Design of Proposed Bicycle Infrastructure2017-03-17
Proposed Bulk and Brush Trash and Leaf Collection Imporvement2017-03-07
Leaf Bulk & Brush Removal FAQ2017-03-07
Work Getting Underway on Project to Widen East Main Street and Relocate Dock Street2017-02-23
Bulk and Brush Blitz Scheduled for Upcoming Weekend2017-02-14
Renovations Planned for Shockoe Plaza Parking Deck2017-02-14
Special Parking Restrictions will be in Place Near Polling Locations during February 7, 2017 Special Election2017-02-02
City Gearing up for Pothole-palooza2017-01-10
Annual Bring One for the Chipper RESCHEDULED to January 14, 2017 due to Weekend Weather Forecast2017-01-04
Special Parking Restrictions will be in Place near Polling Locations during January 10, 2017 Special Election2017-01-04
Annual “Bring One for the Chipper” Christmas Tree Recycling Event Scheduled for January 7, 20172016-12-14
Bellemeade Pedestrian Trail and Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony December 20, 20162016-12-14
Neighborhood Leaf Clean-Up Program Begins this Weekend2016-12-01
City Upgrading Parking Pay Stations with Two New Payment Options2016-11-18
Applications For Upcoming Tree Stewards Class Being Accepted2016-11-14
City Upgrades Leaf Collection Program with Zone Revisions and Events2016-10-26
City E-Cycle Day September 242016-09-06
Ribbon-Cutting Scheduled to Observe Opening of Six Points Roundabout2016-08-18
Special Collection Scheduled for Ginter Park and Bellevue Areas2016-06-22
City Urges Caution and Safety During Storm Clean-Up2016-06-17
City Reminds Motorists of Parking Meter Fee Increases on July 52016-06-13
City will Impose Special On-Street Parking Restrictions near Polling Locations during Primary Election2016-06-09
City Schedules E-Cycle Day May 21 20162016-05-04
Additional Signage in City Residential Traffic Circles Makes Traffic Pattern Similar to Roundabouts2016-04-12
Richmond Receives Tree City USA Designation for 25th Consecutive Year2016-04-06
Public is Invited to View Plans for Widening East Main Street and Relocating Dock Street2016-03-22
Public Meeting to Detail Main and Franklin Streets Separated Bike Lane Project2016-03-11
City Implements Energy and Cost Saving Measure at City Hall Entrance2016-03-11
Final Phase of Belvidere Streetscape Project Begins Monday2016-03-04
Special Parking Restrictions will be in Place near Polling Locations during March Primary Election2016-02-24
City's Public Works Says Snow Removal Process is Progressing2016-01-27
City's Public Works Provides Update on Residential Snow Plowing Progress2016-01-26


City of Richmond - Pay by Plate2016-11-17
Richmond Recycling2015-12-28
Street Sweeping2012-11-28
Bulk and Brush Collection2012-11-28


(Click on flyers to enlarge)

Public Notice Flyer - Dont Get The Boot Public Notice Flyer - Six Points Roundabout and Traffic Calming
Swansboro Neighborhood Clean-Up
Richmond Recycles Blue Super Can
Crestview Neighborhood Clean-Up
Happy New Year 2016
Earth Day 2016
Spring Cleaning 2016
Fall Cleaning 2016
Bring One for the Chipper
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Announcement
Recycle Card
CCC Shredding & Hazardous Recycling Event
E-Cycle Post Card
E-Cycle Post Card

Contact Information:

Dept of Public Works
City of Richmond
900 E. Broad St., Suite 704
Richmond, VA
23219 USA
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Hours: Monday -Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Customer Care Center: 3-1-1
or (804)646-7000


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If you have any questions, please call the City’s Customer Care Center at 3-1-1 or (804) 646-7000

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