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Nov 24, 2017

'Tis The Season to Recycle Old Holiday Lights Through Denver's New Drop-Off Program

New this holiday season, Denver residents can drop off holiday lights to be recycled for free at Denver's Cherry Creek Recycling Drop-Off until January 13!

Nov 16, 2017

Denver Seeks Public Input on Center-Running Bus Rapid Transit Recommendation for East Colfax Avenue

Do you take transit, ride a bike, walk, or drive along East Colfax Avenue? Do you live near the corridor or frequent the businesses there? If so, Denver Public Works, in partnership with RTD, would like your input on Denver’s preliminary recommendation for a center-running bus rapid transit (BRT) on East Colfax Avenue to improve travel along the corridor from I-25 to I-225.

Nov 15, 2017

Denver Expands Compost Program to Offer Service to Every Neighborhood

All neighborhoods citywide are now eligible for compost collection service; Denver Public Works has expanded its program this year to help increase Denver’s current recycling and composting rate of 20 percent to 34 percent by 2020.

Nov 14, 2017

Mayor Hancock Names Eulois Cleckley Next Executive Director of Public Works

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today appointed Eulois Cleckley as the next Executive Director of the Department of Public Works.

Nov 01, 2017

Denver’s LeafDrop 2017 Program to Open Weekend Drop-Off Sites

Beginning Saturday, November 4, six neighborhood LeafDrop locations will open for three weekends. Denver residents can drop off raked leaves and pumpkins, which will be turned into a high-quality compost for residents to purchase in May.

Oct 27, 2017

Bridge Improvements to Impact Stretch of Lincoln for Few Weeks

Starting Saturday, October 28, Denver Public Works will begin bridge maintenance work on Lincoln Street where it crosses over Cherry Creek between 6th and 7th Avenues.

Sep 12, 2017

Bikeway Improvements Coming to Wynkoop Street near Denver Union Station

Denver Public Works will begin installing its 8th protected bikeway on the Denver Union Station side of Wynkoop Street from 16th to 18th Streets.

Aug 25, 2017

Have a Game Plan for Parking This Football Season

As excitement builds for the upcoming football season, Denver Public Works is reminding people to pay attention to the posted parking restrictions around the stadium and surrounding neighborhoods.

Aug 23, 2017

Transit Enhancements Coming to Broadway and Lincoln

Denver Public Works, in coordination with RTD, is making transit enhancements along stretches of Broadway and Lincoln Street to improve travel options for people who work, live, play and commute along both corridors.

Aug 15, 2017

Stretch of Bannock to Temporarily Close

Every summer, multiple events draw crowds to the area around Civic Center Park. This year, to avoid repeated openings and closings of Bannock Street to accommodate these events, Denver Public Works will temporarily close Bannock Street from Colfax to 14th Avenues from August 25 through October 1 to provide more consistency to the travelling public.