Department of Public Works


Phase 3B Watermain Improvements 2017

Roadways included in the project:

Watermain and Service Connections

Cornet Stetson Road (Rt 123) from Neal Gate Street to Country Way at the Rotary

Common Street (From First Parish Road to Stockbridge Road)

Tilden Road (From intersection at Captain Peirce to House Number 397)

Country Way (From the Tracks to Mordecai Lincoln Road)

Mordecai Lincoln Road (From Riverview Place to Country Way)

Old Gannett Road

Damon Lane

Buttonwood Lane

Cherry Lane



Service Connections

Grove Street

Hatherly Road (From Gannett Road to Baileys Causeway)

Grasshopper Lane


The Department of Public Works is a service organization responsible for providing essential public works infrastructure support services for the citizens of Scituate.

Services provided by this department include the engineering design, construction, maintenance and repair of streets, sidewalks, sewer, water and storm drainage systems, surveying and mapping, maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment, maintenance of parks, cemeteries, athletic fields, beaches, public buildings and off-street parking facilities, public refuse collection and disposal, snow plowing and ice control, administration of construction contracts, review of subdivision projects; inspection of construction projects and the operation of the Wastewater and Water Treatment plants and Transfer Station.


The Department of Public Works is organized into five divisions, each under the direct supervision of a division supervisor and the overall direction of the Director of Public Works.

Please contact DPW divisions directly for emergencies during posted hours of operation and the Police Department dispatcher at: 781-545-1212 for emergencies after posted hours of operation and on weekends and holidays.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Kevin Cafferty Director of Public Works (781) 545-8732
Sean McCarthy Supervisor (781) 545-8732