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Bureau of Highways, Forestry & Grounds Maintenance
This Bureau includes the following sub sections:
  • Highway Section
  • Forestry Section
  • Parks Maintenance Section
  • Gedney Recycling Yard
  • Street Lighting Section
  • Street Cleaning

Highway Section (422-1202) or (422-1256)
To promote efficient and safe travel within the City, the Highway Section inspects and maintains all necessary maintenance, upgrades and repairs to the City's 140 miles of public roadway infrastructure.  Highway's specific work functions result in safe vehicle and pedestrian use of City streets, highways, bridges and all other municipal rights-of-way.

Forestry Section (422-1202) or (422-1256)
DPW Forestry and the DPW Parks Maintenance Sections, take care of the plantings, maintenance and cleaning of all of our City parks, playing fields, recreation areas, and flower beds.  

White Plains is proud to celebrate over 30 years as Tree City USA!  

Parks Maintenance (422-1377) 
The City's DPW has responsibility for the design, construction and maintenance of all City-owned parks, facilities, swimming pools, fountains, ice rink, tennis courts and hiking trails.  

We hope you will enjoy our parks and recreational facilities this year!

Parks maintained by DPW include:
    • Baldwin Farms / Peckham Park
    • Bark Park
    • Battle Hill Playground
    • Battle of White Plains Park
    • Bryant / Mamaroneck Nature Trail
    • Chatterton Playground
    • Delfino Park
    • Druss Park
    • Ebersol Ice Skating Rink
    • Gardella Park
    • Gillie Baseball Parks' "Field of Dreams"
    • Gillie Park / Gillie Field
    • Kittrell Park
    • Liberty Park
    • Saxon Woods Soccer Field
    • School Recreational Facilities
    • Senior Center
    • Slater Center
    • The Jack Harrington Greenway Nature Trail
    • Tibbits Park
    • Turnure Park

Gedney Recycling Yard (422-1472)
The City's award winning Gedney Recycling Yard, located at 87 Gedney Way, provides temporary storage of scrap metal (including resident's "white goods" i.e. Refrigerators, ovens, etc.), and recycling of discarded sections of old asphalt which is recycled for pothole patching material in City streets.  

Street Lighting (422-1218)
The City maintains over 7,500 street lights, including those in the downtown Central Business District.  If you would like to report a burned out bulb, please call and leave the specific location and pole number, if possible.

Street Cleaning (422-1202)
DPW cleans the streets and roadways in commercial and residential areas on a scheduled basis.


Bureau of Highways, Forestry and Parks Maintenance

Street Cleaning
422-1202 or                   422-1256

Parks Maintenance

Gedney Recycling Yard

Street Lighting

Westchester County Owned Roads

Seasonal Guidelines

Composting Basics