|Pittston City Streets & Sanitation Department|
CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION: Christmas Trees may be placed curbside beginning Monday January 6th. Lights and stands must be removed from the trees and no plastic bags. The Street Department will collect the trees as the weather permits. Thank You!
ROAD PAVING PROJECTS: During the last 2 years the city has seen a considerable amount of road-paving completed in both the dowtown business district and on residential roadsways. This year the following streets have been repaved: New Street from Cornelia Street to the City limits; Wilford Street from New Street to the dead end; Dock Street from North Main Street to Kennedy Boulevard; Water Street from North Main Street to Kennedy Boulevard; Cron Street from Water Street to the terminus; Morgan Lane. Road-paving completed in 2012: Plank Street, Broad Street, Front Street, Union Street.
RESIDENTIAL RECYCLING BINS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT THE ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT, FIRST FLOOR CITY HALL, MONDAY TO FRIDAY 9:00AM TO 4:00PM, PROOF OF ADDRESS MUST BE SHOWN.
The Pittston City Streets and Sanitation Department is a full-time professional municipal public works department. The Street Department provides weekly residential garbage, recycling and yard waste collection and is also responsible for the maintenance of all city streets, city parks, and public property.
The Street Department is located at 2 Tunnel Street and can be telephoned at 570.654.1160.
Regular operating hours are Monday through Friday 7am to 3pm.
Residents may now include grass clippings with yard waste. Yard waste must be in open containers at the curbside. No dirt or rocks can be collected. Braches must be cut to not longer than 4 feet and bundled. Thank you!
STATE HIGHWAYS: The state is responsible for street maintenance of Main Street, Plank Street, Mill Street, Kennedy Boulevard, Parsonage Street, Williams Street, Laurel Street, East Columbus Avenue. Call PENNDOT at 1-800-349-7623 for maintenance issues on these streets.
Street Name Sign Replacement Project
The Street Department is in the process of installing new street name signs at all street intersections in town. The project will take several months to complete, so please be patient if you see signs going up but your street has not been done yet.
The Street Department recently added this Ford 550 full size dump truck to its streets and winter maintenance operations fleet:
The Street Department repairing a city sewer line off O'Connell Street:
Pittston City Street Department Superintendent Sam Valenti inspects a street drain needing repair
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