Public Works/Engineering


To provide the City of Meriden with cost-effective infrastructure and equipment management, environmental stewardship and a safe and effective transportation network.


  • To be an industry leader and model of a professional, capable and nationally certifies public works agency. 
  • To continually provide services to our community, businesses, visitors and other agencies with professionalism and pride.


Public Works employees re expected to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner when interacting with the public, other departments or other City employees. The culture of the department is one of that fosters respect, inclusion, professionalism and demonstrated excellence.



Non-Emergency Public Works issues should be reported by CLICKING HERE or on the Request for Service link found on the homepage of the City website.


Tree Troubles?

  • Request for removal/leaning trees located within the City's Right of Way - Parks Dept. 203-630-4259
  • Downed trees/limbs  - Public Works 203-630-4018
  • All emergency tree issues need live-wire verification from Eversource


Issues With Gas or Electric Service?

  • Gas and Electric Emergencies call 911
  • Eversource Gas - Non-Emergency - 800-989-0900
  • Eversource Electric - Non Emergency - 800-286-2000


State Roads (NOT maintained by City of Meriden)

The roads listed below are maintained by the Connecticut Department of Transportation. 
Call  203-238-6240 for issues regarding these roads.

Broad Street / North Broad Street / South Broad St

US 5

North Broad Street north of Wilbur Cross Parkway

US 5/CT15

Main Street, South Meriden
( Between New Cheshire Road & Hanover Road)

CT 70

Hanover Avenue between Old Colony Road &
New Hanover Avenue

CT 70

River Road

CT 70

Chamberlain Highway

CT 71

West Main Street between Cook Ave and
Chamberlain Hwy.

CT 71

Old Colony Road / Cook Ave

CT 71

 East Main Street - Middlefield town line to +/-400 FT west



City Parking Lots Available During Parking Bans

When a parking ban has been declared, the City provides off street parking at:

  • Columbus Park (Lewis Ave.)
  • Washington Park (Liberty St.)
  • Ceppa Field (Gale Ave.)
  • Jack Barry Little League Field (Britannia St.)
  • City Park (Bunker Ave./Warren St.)
  • Municipal Lot (E. Main St. at St. Casimer Drive)
  • 116 Cook Ave