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Department of Public Works

Kurt Bovensiep Public Works Director

Kurt Bovensiep | Public Works Director

Creating a Clean and Healthy Environment for Everyone

The Department of Public Works  provides services that guarantee the continued safe, clean, and healthy environment that is a way of life for Troy residents. The service areas which address this responsibility are Streets and Drains, Fleet Maintenance, Facilities & Grounds (Park Maintenance), Refuse and Recycling, Troy R.Y.D.E. and Water & Sewer.

Contact Us!
4693 Rochester Road
Troy, MI 48085

Streets & Drains: 248.524.3392
Water & Sewer Division/Billing: 248.524.3370

Refuse & Recycling: 248.524.3399
Transportation, Troy R.Y.D.E.: 248.457.1100


Compost and Cardboard Dumpster Unavailable at DPW until end of June
Beginning Thursday 5/23 the cardboard dumpster and the compost will be unavailable at the Department of Public Works (4693 Rochester Road) due to a parking lot project. We expect the cardboard dumpster and compost will be available at the end of June when the project is complete. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Cardboard Recycling Alternatives:
 - SOCRRA (995 Coolidge) accepts cardboard for free by appointment only. Please visit soccra.org to make an appointment
 - GFL recycling (414 E. Hudson Royal Oak) accepts cardboard from anyone and no appointment is needed. Hours are Monday - Friday, 8am to 3pm. Drive into truck entrance and use open top dumpster to self-unload. 

Compost Alternatives:
 - SOCRRA compost site (1741 School Rd Rochester Hills). Troy residents may shovel compost themselves free of charge. There is a maximum of 1 yard/day/resident. Hours are Monday - Friday, 8am to 4pm and Saturday 7am to 12pm. 


Oversize/Overweight Road Waivers & Frost Laws
Not sure if you require a road waiver for hauling material or equipment in Troy? Check out the document below to  determine if you need an Oversize/Overweight Road Waiver for travel within the City of Troy. 
Oversize/Overweight Road Waiver Information
Apply for an Overweight/Oversized Road Waiver Permit
Frost Law Map

Volunteer Interest
Interested in working on a volunteer project related to Public Works? Contact us by filling out this form and emailing it to PublicWorksShared@troymi.gov. Once we review the information we will contact you to get a project started. 

Snow/Ice Control
Click here to see the most up-to-date status of snow removal

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