The Highway Division maintains more than 152.34 miles of roadway, along with 100 or more miles of sidewalk in the Town of Shrewsbury. Residents who operate vehicles on town roads, rely on the Highway Division to keep them moving. Roadways must be repaired, cleaned and striped for safe driving.
Roadways must be repaired, cleaned and striped for safe driving. In appropriate seasons, snow is cleared from the roadways. In addition, catch basins are maintained as well as storm water drains. The Highway Division also assists in removing town-owned trees that have fallen in severe weather and picks up illegally disposed of debris along public ways.
Responsibilities of the Highway Department include:
Administering permits for driveway access to public roadways
Brush control along roadways
Installation of traffic and street signs
Maintenance and repair of town equipment, roads, traffic lines
Maintenance and repair of traffic signals
Maintenance of catch basins and storm water drains