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Public Works

The Oakland Public Works Department plans, builds and takes care of the physical and environmental parts of the City of Oakland. Our work makes the City a great place to live, work, invest and visit. Right now, we want to hear your ideas for capital improvements.


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Jun 24, 2020

Curbside Bulky Pickup Service Resumes for Oakland Residents July 1 – Oaklanders Can Begin Making Appointments Today

The City of Oakland and Waste Management of Alameda County Inc., announced today that curbside bulky pickup services will resume July 1, providing all Oakland residents an opportunity to dispose of large unwanted items at no charge by simply making an appointment and placing items curbside before 6 a.m. on their scheduled bulky pickup day. Residents can contact Waste Management now at (510) 613-8710 to schedule a curbside pickup.

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May 21, 2020

City of Oakland Ramps Up Illegal Dumping Services as Staff, Partners Step Up to Tackle Backlog of Dumped-On Streets & Sidewalks

Oakland Public Works (OPW) announced today that after several weeks of diminished capacity to clean Oakland’s streets and sidewalks, the department is restoring and reinforcing clean-up work with new support and returning staff. The City asks that community members help identify new or returned hot-spot areas by continuing to report illegal dumping to OAK311, and make full use of available trash services as part of the ongoing Oaktown PROUD community campaign to reduce illegal dumping in Oakland.

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