The Highway Department provides maintenance and improvement to approximately 153+ miles of town roads. Some responsibilities of the Highway Department include: maintenance of town equipment, roads, traffic lines, installation of traffic and street signs, brush control along roadways, street cleaning, catch basins and storm water drain cleaning, drainage systems, snow and ice control, resurfacing, sealing of streets, maintaining nine town owned bridges and three dams. In addition to these tasks, the Highway Department also works as agents of the Tree Warden, maintaining all shade trees within the town’s right-of-ways.
For trees overgrowing and in danger of falling onto utility wires, contact National Grid at 1-800-322-3223. They will log the information and an arborist will process the request.