Mission Statement

Highway Department Mission Statement

The Highway Department provides maintenance and improvement to approximately 175 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
  • Storm water drains
  • Snow and ice control
  • Resurfacing
  • Sealing of streets
It is our mission to efficiently manage and maintain the towns' roadway system to provide for the safe, convenient and efficient movement of traffic and pedestrians at the lowest cost and best value.

The Highway Department consists 26 full-time employees and 2 to 4 seasonal summertime employees. The Department has at its disposal 50 major pieces of equipment with attachments with a value in excess of $2 million to accomplish its work. The amount of equipment used by the Highway Department is a result of the variety of types of work undertaken.

The Highway Department is a professional team dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in Westford and supporting the town's core values. We make every effort to maximize the efficient, effective use of our resources in the support, maintenance and upkeep of the infrastructure. We are committed to public safety and providing the highest level of service to the community.

The Westford Highway Department thanks you for your cooperation. Further information can be obtained by calling the Westford Highway Department at 978-692-5520.