Public Works (DPW)

Street signsThe Department of Public Works consists of the Highway, Cemetery, Water, and Sewer Divisions, and the Waste Water Treatment Plant. Together, all divisions maintain the roadways, parks, cemetery and water/sewer infrastructures throughout the Town of Maynard. These Divisons are staffed with 13 full-time employees, with part-time employees supplementing the work force during the summer.

If you need to contact the DPW please use our contact form or call 978-897-1317.

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Fall 2023 Paving Program

“DPW – Update – Town Wide fall 2023 Paving Program. The Maynard Department of Public Works would like to notify residents of Maynard that Daniels Asphalt Services. Inc., will be reconstructing several streets in Town this fall, starting on or around Thursday, November 16, 2023, and lasting until completion of work. The following areas will undergo roadway reconstruction:


Pine Hill Road –from Concord Street to Dead End

Lewis Street –from Prospect Street to Glendale Street

Tiger Drive –from Fowler Middle School driveway to Maynard High School 


Travel on these roads may be delayed, or temporarily detoured; please plan accordingly. Please contact the Maynard DPW office with any questions, or issues. Thank you in advance for your patience as this work is performed.”

Roadway Crack Sealing

“DPW – update. Beginning Monday, November 13th through about Wednesday November 15th, 2023. MassDOT and their contractor, Indus Corporation will be conducting preventive road maintenance commonly referred to as “Crack Sealing” on the following State Numbered roadways throughout Maynard. We request that all residents please refrain from parking on the road at the locations provided over these days. This will allow the process to be completed in an efficient manner. Thank you”

Streets to be crack sealed include: 

Great Road (Route 117) – from the Stow Town line to Winter Street

Main Street (Route 62) – from Great Road (Route 117) to PowderMill Road

Parker Street (Route 27) – from PowderMill Road to the Glenwood Cemetery

Parker Street (Route 27) – from Digital Way (129 Parker Street Mall) to the Sudbury Town Line

Acton Street (Route 27) – from Summer Street to Concord Street


MassDOT Advisory: Maynard

  Florida Road Bridge over the Assabet River Reopens

  Bridge reopened at 11:30 a.m. today

MAYNARD – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing the Florida Road Bridge over the Assabet River in the town of Maynard was re-opened to travel today at 11:30 a.m.  

 The bridge had been closed since last December 2022 to allow construction operations to take place as part a $3.4 million bridge replacement project.  

 During MassDOT scheduled construction work, drivers are encouraged to plan ahead. For information on traffic conditions travelers are encouraged to:    

  • Download the Mass511 mobile app or visit to view live cameras, travel times, real-time traffic conditions, and project information before setting out on the road. Users can subscribe to receive text and email alerts for traffic conditions.   
  • Dial 511 and select a route to hear real-time conditions.    
  • Follow @MassDOT on X, (formerly known as Twitter), to receive regular updates on road and traffic conditions.    

Continuation of TRAFFIC LINE PAINTING - Wednesday,  November 15th starting at 9pm

**Thursday schedule has been canceled due to rain**

Wednesday, November 8th and Thursday, November 9th starting at 9pm, and lasting throughout the evening. K5 corporation will be conducting traffic control work commonly referred to as “Line Painting”, the work will include the restriping of existing double yellow centerlines (DYCLs) and single white edge lines (SWELs) on the following roadways throughout Maynard. We request that all residents please refrain from parking on the roads at the locations provided overnight. This will allow the process to be completed in an efficient manner. 

Included roadways:

Great Road (Route 117) – DYCL and SWELs 

Parker Street (Route 27) – DYCL and SWELs 

Powder Mill Road (Route 62) – DYCL and SWELs   

Waltham Street – DYCL and install new SWELs 

Summer Street – DYCL and install new SWELs 

Nason Street (upper) – DYCL and install new SWELs 

 Acton Street (lower) and Brown Street – DYCL and SWELs 

Acton Street (upper) – DYCL 

Concord Street – DYCL and install new SWELs 

Florida Road – DYCL and SWELs 

Walnut Street – DYCL and install new SWELs 

Thompson Street – DYCL and install new SWELs 

Main Street (Route 62): 

·         Great Road (Route 117) to Town Hall – DYCL and SWELs 

·         Railroad Street to Nason Street – DYCL 

Sudbury Street – DYCL and install new SWELs 

Tiger Drive (schools) – DYCL

New Water/Sewer Rate Information

Starting FY24, July 1, 2023 there will be new rates.  Please view all links below for detailed information.

Attested copy of vote for water sewer rates

Memo regarding rate change FY24 (July 1, 2023)

Water Sewer Publication for Rate Change FY24 (July 1, 2023)

Water Sewer Rate Q & A

Rate Presentation

If your water/sewer bill shows a base fee only charge and/or your usage amount is 0 please contact the office immediately.

  This is usually a result of the radio frequency not transmitting information, 


DPW Presentations

DPW Employment Opportunities

Please visit the town's Careers page for details about any current job openings in our department.