Bureau of Highways, Forestry & Grounds Maintenance

Highway Section (422-1202) or (422-1256)

The Highway Section inspects and performs all necessary maintenance, upgrades and repairs to the City's 140 miles of public roadway infrastructure.

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 39 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.

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
  • Ebersole 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

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

Street Lighting (422-1218)

Street Lighting maintains over 7,500 street lights, including those in the downtown Central Business District. When calling to report a burned out bulb, please leave the specific location and pole number, if possible.

Gedney Recycling Yard (422-1472)

Located at 87 Gedney Way, the city's 40 acre, award winning Gedney Recycling Yard provides temporary storage of scrap metal (including resident's discarded "white goods" i.e. refrigerators, ovens, etc. - for the purpose of recycling,) and recycling of discarded sections of old asphalt which is reconstituted and reused for pothole patching material in City streets.