Public Works

The Department of Public Works' mission is to plan, build, operate, maintain and support transportation, parks and cemeteries to sustain natural systems essential to a safe and comfortable life and afterlife in Ipswich. The Department works with town employees and residents to ensure that the present and future way of life in Ipswich is consistent with their needs and desire to want to continue to work and live in Ipswich.
  1. County Street Bridge One-Way

    As a result of a recent bridge inspection the County Street Bridge will now be one-way to vehicle traffic. The one-way is for traffic heading north on County Street from 1A towards Great Neck. Please see the attached press release for more information. Read on...
  2. Mattresses Banned From Trash and Must Be Recycled

    As of November 1st, mattresses and box springs are banned from the trash and must be recycled or donated. Read on...
  3. Clothing and Other Textiles Banned From Trash

    As of November 1, 2022, textiles (clothing, bedding, towels, etc.) are banned from the trash and must be recycled. This statewide ban affects all 351 Massachusetts cities and towns. Read on...
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