Public Works

Public Works


To provide oversight and coordination of the functional areas of the Public Works Department, thus, allowing the department to provide the best possible product to the citizens of Amherst and those using the infrastructure of the Town.


The Amherst Public Works Department is responsible for all the Town's infrastructure maintenance and construction. Service is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Overview of DPW Slideshow Presented to Council January, 2019

Sewer Issues:
If you are experiencing a sewer issue during Office Hours, please call the Public Works Department at 413-259-3050, ext. 0.  If it is after hours or a holiday. please call the Amherst Police Department at 413-259-3000.

Spring Clean Up

The Town does NOT provide curbside brush/woody waste pickup. This material may be brought to the Transfer Station on Belchertown Road for disposal for a fee.

Please refer to the Recycling - Solid Waste page for more information regarding the Transfer Station.