Public Works

The Public Works Department is comprised of:


~Highway Division~

~Fleet Maintenance~

~Facilities Maintenance~

The Department of Public Works is responsible for maintaining the Town’s Road infrastructure and contributes to Town’s mission by providing superior public services that include maintaining and improving the condition of our streets, ensuring new development is constructed properly, excellent delivery and management of capital projects, maintaining our roadways and public access rights-of-way, keeping our storm drain systems well maintained, being environmental stewards of the community while promoting and educating our residents regarding the need to protect our environment for future generations.

  • Paving and Roadway Maintenance of approximately 103 miles of roadway
  • Snow and Ice Removal
  • Roadside Mowing & Street Sweeping
  • Maintaining Traffic Markings
  • Stormwater Management Systems
  • Street and Regulatory sign installation and maintenance
  • Maintaining a fleet of over 150 vehicles, equipment and emergency water craft
  • Tree Management in Town Right-of-Way
  • Some Town Buildings & Property Management
  • Recycling

The Town of Narragansett does NOT provide rubbish removal. 

Residents can either hire a private contractor or use the Rose Hill Regional  

Transfer Station (RHRTS) located at 163 Rose Hill Road, South Kingstown, RI 02879 

Phone: 401-783-4554 

Water and Wastewater Divisions can be found on the Engineering Department page, located here.

Applications and Licenses

All the information on why a Right of Way or Tree Permit is needed/required is located on this page.  Please review before applying.

Information on the Narragansett Code of Ordinances – Storm Drains & Connections can be found here: Storm Drains & Connections Ordinance Requirements. It is recommended that you review this document before applying for a Right of Way permit.

Road Improvement Update

The most recent update (Jan 19, 2021) can be found here.

Street Lights

For problems related to street lights, please contact our office at 401-782-0687 or submit a request using the Street Light Form, located on the ‘Report A Problem’ page.

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