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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Changes at the Department of Public Works Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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  • All DPW permitting has been suspended until further notice. This includes trench permits unless there is an emergency.
  • All Glendale Road transfer station operations are suspended until further notice. This includes the collection of bulky waste, tires, large metal items, freon-containing appliances, electronics, universal waste, and leaf/yard waste.
  • The transfer station at 125 Locust Street will be closed on Wednesdays. Revised hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 7am-4pm.
  • All permit sales must be completed online.
  • Blue bags may be purchased only at various retail stores in Northampton and can no longer be purchased at the transfer stations or at the office at 125 Locust Street.
  • Exact change cash payment or check will be the only form of payment accepted for disposal of fee-based items at Locust Street.  No change will be made and there will be cash/lock boxes where payments can be deposited.
  • Questions should be directed to the DPW at


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