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Financial Plaza Deck Main Entrance Closed for Construction – November 10, 2017

On Friday, November 10, 2017, the main entrance to the Financial Plaza Deck Garage will be closed.  Patrons can access the garage via the Garden Street rear entrance.  The Barney Building at 1 Civic Center Plaza will be using a crane to change the air handlers on their roof.

Please also note the Transit Hub will be open and operating, though the rear section (near the Financial Plaza Deck) will be closed.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Ed Ziemer
Parking Director

Road Work Notice: Hydrant Repair – South Avenue

UPDATE: The hydrant on South Avenue has been repaired and is now back in service. Water service to the area has been restored. If you experience cloudy or discolored water, please run the water until clear.

The City of Poughkeepsie Water Department is working in the area of South Avenue this morning (Tuesday, November 7th) to make emergency repairs to a fire hydrant.

While the repairs are being made, South Avenue, between Livingston Street and Academy Street, will be closed to vehicular traffic. Residents in this area may experience a temporary disruption in their water service and/or low water pressure.  Work zones are in place and emergency vehicles will be accommodated.

Road Work Notice – November 1, 2017

Today, Wednesday, November 1st, 2017, the following City street will be closed:

  • Mansion Street between Winnikee Avenue and Morgan Avenue.

The City of Poughkeepsie Water Dept will be replacing the hydrant on the corner of Mansion @ Winnikee.

Work zones will be in place and emergency vehicles will be accommodated.

Road Work Notice – October 27, 2017

Central Hudson contractor, Posillico Civil, will be closing North Clinton Street between the Westbound Arterial and Mansion Street, for approximately 2 hours, beginning at 11:30 am today.

Work zones will be in place and emergency vehicles will be accommodated if necessary.

Road Work Notice: October 26, 2017

The following roads are closed today, Thursday, October 26, 2017:

  • Thompson Street, between Smith Street and Bement Avenue, for gas service installation on Thompson Street.
  • Carroll Street, between Franklin Street and Barclay Street, for water line repairs.

Work zones are in place and emergency vehicles will be accommodated.


Leaf Collection Schedule – Fall 2017

The Department of Public Works will begin collecting loose leaves from the curb beginning Monday, November 6th, 2017.  The loose leaf vacuum truck will enter each City ward for the collection of loose leaves as scheduled below. After December 1st, 2017, leaf crews will concentrate in City wards with higher tree populations. Loose leaf collection in City parks will begin once all City streets are visited by the vacuum truck. Weather permitting, DPW plans to end the loose leaf collection on December 29th, 2017.

Please have loose leaves raked out to the curb beginning November 2nd, 2017 and ending on the dates listed below.  The last day for raking leaves to the curb for vacuum truck service is as follows:

  • NOVEMBER 6, MONDAY….1st Ward & 2nd Ward
  • NOVEMBER 13, MONDAY….3rd Ward & 5th Ward
  • NOVEMBER 20, MONDAY….6th Ward & 7th Ward
  • NOVEMBER 27, MONDAY…  4th Ward & 8th Ward

For the month of October and after the above listed dates, residents should place their loose leaves and brush in paper yard debris bags or trash containers (free of garbage) for collection.  DPW will have a separate truck collecting leaves in paper yard debris bags placed at the curb every Wednesday of the week beginning November 6th, 2017, ending December 27th, 2017.


  • Please rake leaf piles to the curb or at the end of the pavement.  DO NOT PLACE LOOSE LEAVES IN THE STREET. KEEP ALL STORM DRAINS FREE OF LOOSE LEAVES.
  • Hired landscapers should be aware of the above end dates for leaf piles and that the city has an ordinance prohibiting the blowing and/or piling of leaves in the street.
  • When loose leaves and yard debris are bagged, only biodegradable paper bags must be used.  NO PLASTIC.
  • If you have any questions, please call Public Works during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, between 8 AM – 4PM at 845-451-4111.


Road Work Notice – Creek Road Roundabout – October 3rd-6th

The road reconstruction for the installation of the roundabout on Creek Road is entering the final phases.  A. Colarusso & Sons will be installing the curbing and sidewalks on Tuesday 10/3 and Wednesday 10/4. Street paving is expected to begin on Thursday 10/5, continuing on Friday 10/6.

Major delays are expected and this area should be avoided when or if possible.  A reverse direction traffic pattern will be implemented, directing motorist through the roundabout  in a reverse direction from Creek Road, Salt Point and Smith Street , one street  “leg” at a time. Work zones will be in place.

Road Work Notice – October 2, 2017

The following City streets are closed today,  Monday October 2, 2017:

  • Vernon Terrace between both Bain Avenue intersections for Central Hudson gas service installation.
  • Smith Street between Thompson Street and Lent Street. The City of Poughkeepsie Water Department is exploring a low water pressure complaint on Smith Street. Residents in this area may experience a temporary disruption in their water service and/or low water pressure.
  • The southeast corner of the Smith Street at the Cottage Street intersection for contracted work.

Work zones are in place and emergency vehicles will be accommodated.

Repairs to Financial Plaza Deck

The City of Poughkeepsie has started repairs to the Financial Plaza Deck.  These repairs are expected to continue through the remainder of the year; however, weather will predicate the completion of the project.

Approximately 80 parking spaces will be effected on any given day.  Expect unusual noise and dust on the parking deck during construction.

Any complaints should be directed to the City via the contact form or by calling the City of Poughkeepsie Parking Department at (845) 451-4120.

Road Work Notice – August 14, 2017

On Monday, August 14, 2017, the following street is closed for gas service installation:

  • Mansion Street between Bement Avenue and Pershing Avenue.

Work zones are in place and emergency vehicles will be accommodated.