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About the Department
The Department of Public Works is responsible for engineering, street maintenance, solid waste disposal, solid waste collection, recycling, and fleet maintenance. Our goal is to provide excellence in public service.

Requests and Concerns 
Current Activities and Events
Holiday Schedule

Memorial Day - Monday, May 29, 2017
Independence Day - Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Labor Day - Monday, September 4, 2017

City Offices – Closed
Landfill – Closed 
Solid Waste Collection pick-up will be the following business day. Please have contain
er(s) out by 7:00 a.m.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

Saturday, May 13, 2017

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Parking lot of 1501 Euclid Ave., Bristol, VA 24201 (Gene Malcolm Football Stadium and DeVault Baseball Stadium/Boyce Cox Field)

Free for Bristol, Virginia Residents (required proof of residency for free disposal - valid driver's license or current utility bill). Non-residents - a small fee will be charged. No residency requirement and no charge for electronic waste disposal.

Dump Free at the Landfill
(Bristol, Virginia Residents Only)

Saturday, May 13, 2017

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Required proof of residency for free disposal (valid driver's license or current utility bill).

Shakesville Road Recycling Changes

Due to the large quantities of waste being placed in and around the recycle containers at this location, the hours of acceptance for this recycling location will change to the following:

Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Gates will remain locked during all other times.
Compost & Mulch for Sale at the Landfill

Bulk - $32.00 per ton + tax
40 lb. Bags - $3.00 each

Loading Hours:
Monday - Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Saturdays - March 18, 2017 - May 13, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

(While quantities last)

TRUCKS/BUSES ARE PROHIBITED FROM USING THE MARY STREET BRIDGE! Please be advised that the Mary Street bridge maximum weight limit has been downgraded from 15 tons (30,000 pounds) to 5 tons (10,000 pounds). If your vehicle exceeds the 5 ton limit, please use an alternate route.

Engineering Division

Street Maint. Division

Fleet Maint. Division

Collection Division
Solid Waste

Disposal Division
Solid Waste

Recycling &

Report a Concern
Problems with sanitary sewer, water service, the electric system, including street lights, traffic signals, or power outages are handled by BVU and should be reported to (276) 645-8721 during normal working hours or to (276) 669-4114 for emergencies at night, on weekends or holidays.

Tabitha H. Crowder, P.E.
Director of Public Works


2103 Shakesville Rd.
Bristol, VA 24201

Ph: (276) 645-7360
Fx: (276) 645-7235

Street Maintenance
Fleet Maintenance

Ph: (276) 645-7360

Solid Waste Collection
Solid Waste Disposal

Ph: (276) 645-7380