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Public Works Division

(p) 540.587.6081

Public Works Hours:
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday


Director of Public Works

D.W. Lawhorne

Administrative Assistant

Cheryl Martin

Public Works Division

The Public Works division is organized into five different operations:

Automotive Maintenance:
The automotive maintenance operation performs routine maintenance, inspections and repairs to all town owned vehicles and equipment. Ranging from police cars, bulldozers, and trash trucks to lawnmowers and weed eaters.

Grounds Maintenance:
The grounds maintenance operation is responsible for cutting grass and any landscaping for all town owned buildings and schools, cemeteries, parks, and various right-of-ways within the Town. They also setup decorations downtown for Memorial Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day and July 4th, in addition to the wonderful Christmas light display in Liberty Lake Park.

Refuse Collection:
The refuse collection operation is a curb side service that is responsible for collecting refuse from households and businesses and hauling the waste to the Town Landfill. This service is provided once per week. To view the Refuse Collection Routes, please click HERE.

The Town of Bedford also offers special refuse collection services such as: Spring Cleanup Week, year round brush collection and bulk leaf collection in the fall. If you need to schedule your brush collection, please fill out our online form by clicking HERE.

Street Maintenance:
The street maintenance operation is responsible for repairing pavement failures such as cracks and potholes, constructing and repairing storm sewers, and removing ice and snow from the roadways during winter storms. If you would like to report a pothole or a street that needs maintenance, please click HERE to fill out our online form.

Scheduling is based on size and the type of asphalt used to complete the repair. The time frame for each repair may vary. If you have questions or would like to contact Public Works directly, please call 587-6081.


Utilities Information

Garbage Collection Holiday Schedule 2015 (pdf)

Refuse Collection Routes (pdf)

Brush Pickup Form

Pothole/Street Maintenance Repair Request