Public Works

Mark Byrd

Public Works Director

Kelly Giles

Equipment Operator

Octavio Cano

Equipment Operator

Tyler Jones

Maintenance Worker

Mailing Address: PO Box 459, Erwin, NC 28339
Physical Address: 730 North 13 th St., Erwin, NC 28339

For questions, concerns, or assistance please Contact Town Hall: (910) 897-5140

The Town of Erwin Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining and repairing the Town’s streets, sidewalks, street signs, storm drains, ditches and municipal parking lots.

As you enjoy walking or bicycling in Erwin or on the Dunn-Erwin Rail Trail, you are benefiting from the continued efforts of the Erwin Public Works Department. They work closely with the Chamber of Commerce on beautification projects and also help out during Town events such as Denim Days and the annual Christmas Parade ensuring the safety and enjoyment of the Town’s citizens and visitors.

Solid Waste Collections

View our Garbage and Yard Waste Service Information brochure.

Services are provided to residential properties only.  Businesses, apartment complexes, and multi-family complexes do not receive this service.  This service is intended for occasional, single-item disposal and not for whole home or property cleanouts. 

  1. Normal Household Waste
    The Town provides its’ residents one 90 gallon trash can, which is emptied once a week. Trash is collected by GFL. All trash, including boxes, packaging material, food scraps and other household trash must be inside the trash can.
  2. Bulky Household /Furniture Items
    Bulky items such as furniture, stoves, etc., may be collected if placed to and behind the front curb line or ditch line. Erwin Public Works picks up this type of household trash on Wednesdays.
  3. Leaves and Grass Clippings
    A large vacuum truck picks up leaves and grass clippings on a continuous route around the town during the fall of the year. It will make one complete route around the town each week. This truck runs unless there is a breakdown. Please bear with us during heavy leaf season. Do not mix anything with the leaves or grass clippings and do not put them in bags.
  4. Limbs and Shrub Trimmings
    A boom truck runs a complete route through the city once each week. Limbs must not be larger than six inches in diameter or six feet in length. Nothing should be mixed in with limbs, including leaves or grass clippings.
  5. Reduction in Garbage Bill for Inactive Residents
  6. View our Recycling Guidelines

**GFL will not pick up Construction debris! Examples of this debris include but are not limited to: Carpets, Treated Lumber, Toilets, Etc. If you have any questions about this, please contact Town Hall at 910-897-5140.**