Public Works

The Department of Public Works' mission is to plan, build, operate, maintain and support transportation, parks and cemeteries to sustain natural systems essential to a safe and comfortable life and afterlife in Ipswich. The Department works with town employees and residents to ensure that the present and future way of life in Ipswich is consistent with their necessities and desires to want to continue to work and live in Ipswich.
  1. Special Collections May 18 -- Electronics, Tires, Oil-Based Paints

    On Saturday, May 18, Ipswich will have two special collections. Electronics will be collected at the Winthrop School from 9 AM to noon. Tires (4 maximum) and oil-based paints and thinners will be collected at the transfer station from 9 AM to noon. Read on...
  2. Townwide Line Painting

    Townwide center line and fog line painting has been delayed. We will post an update when the painting is scheduled.
  3. Route 1 Paving update

    The State will begin work this week by installing message boards and permanent traffic signs. Any questions pertaining to the work should be directed to MassDOT resident engineer Carmen Ilardi at
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