Public Works

The Public Works Department is comprised of:
  • Administration
  • Highway Division
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Facilities Maintenance
Water and Wastewater Divisions can be found on the Engineering Department page, located here.

Applications and Licenses

Tree, Right of Way, and Contractor applications can be found here All applications 

Current List of all Licensed Right of Way Contractors can be found here..

Road Improvement Update

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


Our primary responsibilities consist of:
  • Maintaining approximately 103 miles of Town roads
  • Performing road reconstruction & repair
  • Removing snow & ice
  • Street Sweeping
  • Roadside mowing
  • Maintaining Storm Water Management System
  • Maintaining traffic markings
  • Maintaining street signs, stop signs & regulatory signs
  • Maintaining a fleet of over 150 vehicles, equipment & boats
  • Street tree maintenance
  • Maintenance of Town Hall, Comfort Station & The Towers
Note: The town does NOT provide rubbish removal. Residents can either use a private contractor or the Rose Hill Regional Transfer Station located on Rose Hill Road in South Kingstown, which is shared by South Kingstown and Narragansett. Bulk loads are taken by weight and tags are available at the transfer station at 163 Rose Hill Road in South Kingstown (783-4554).

Street Lights

For Problems related to street lights, please contact the Public Works Department at 401-782-0687 or submit a request at Street Light Form.

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For storm updates, we're on Twitter and Facebook now!  You can follow us here:

Twitter:  @NarragansettDPW

Facebook: Narragansett Public Works Dept.