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Public Works
Public WorksMission Statement

To maintain and preserve the city’s assets and infrastructure – including roads, bridges, parks, buildings, cemeteries, solid waste facilities, and automotive equipment – as well as protect the property of all Norwich citizens and businesses.

Our vision is to be the model public works department in Southeastern Connecticut – one that other public works departments utilize as a benchmark. The department values ingenuity, dedication, skill, and integrity.

Description of Services
The Department of Public Works is responsible for the care and maintenance of the following: 

  • 161+ miles of streets 
  • City drainage systems, including more than 3,200 storm drains 
  • 15 formal parks, parklets, and/or cemeteries (more than 155 acres) 
  • Physical plant and custodial operations for all city-owned buildings and parking garages (more than 440,000 square feet) 
  • 10 parking lots 
  • 5+ miles of sidewalks 
  • 310+ pieces of automotive and/or maintenance equipment 
  • 25,000+ engineering plans 
  • Rogers Road Transfer Station 
  • Closed landfills at Rogers Road and Corning Road

Director of Public Works
Ryan E. Thompson, PE

50 Clinton Ave.
Norwich, CT  06360

Ph: (860) 823-3798
Fx: (860) 823-3788

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm