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Posted on: January 28, 2020

Where Can I Direct my DPW Questions & Comments?

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The Sandwich Department of Public Works (DPW) has many ways to communicate questions, concerns and even issues you may find and like to report. In addition to our contact information we have an online ticketing system you can use right from your phone and...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Medical Emergencies During Storms or After Heavy Snow

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What If I Have a Medical Emergency and My Street Has Not Been Plowed of Snow Yet? If you have a medical emergency, please call 911.  If the rescue squad needs assistance getting to you they will notify the Public Works Department. To learn more a...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

DPW: How to Prevent the “Second Shovel” of Your Driveway!

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Ever wondered how to avoid having all of your hard work shoveling not be covered up by a plow coming by after? It’s called the "second shovel" and Sandwich DPW breaks it down for us! See the diagram to learn how to keep your driveway c...

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Posted on: January 1, 2020

What are the DPW's Priorities for Plowing Roads?

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No snow yet for 2020 but we all know it is coming! Plow routes are prioritized based on many factors including, but not limited to traffic volume, speeds, emergency needs, school bus routes, geographical characteristics of a road, and storm type. &nbs...

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Learn more about Winter Preparation! Public Works
Posted on: December 30, 2019

Sandwich - Pleasantwood Drive Drainage Improvements 1/6/2020

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Drainage Improvements are anticipated to start Monday January 6, 2020 on Grand Oak Road adjacent to #38, and continue at various locations on Grand Oak Road, Pleasantwood Drive, and Dogwood Drive. Dig It Construction of Dennis, Mass. is the General Contra...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

Winter Driving Tips from MassDOT

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MassDOT put together a fantastic video with some helpful reminders on driving during the winter and storm season. Great reminders for drivers of all ages and easy way to share and keep everybody safe this season! Visit our Winter Preparation page to view ...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

DPW Winter Preparation, Tips & Info

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The Town of Sandwich DPW has put together a fantastic resource page to help with winter preparedness & staying safe through the storms. From how the streets get plowed to what you can do to help, visit our Winter Preparation page to hear more...

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Visit our Winter Preparation page! Public Works