Office: (518) 632-5255
Fax: (518) 632-5255
Home: (518) 632-5989 Cell: (518) 222-2394
Hours: Monday – Thursday 6:00am-4:30pm
Hours subject to change during seasonal paving or plowing of roads.
The Highway Department is responsible for road maintenance, mowing roadsides and some cemeteries, maintenance of roadside ditches, snow plowing and sanding roads, installation and maintenance of road signs as per New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) guidelines.
Due to health issues the Highway Department cannot pickup dead animals in or along the road with the exception of deer. For domestic animals, please contact the Animal Control Officer.
As directed by the Town Board, the Highway Department is responsible for Town wide cleanups. Currently these cleanups are held once a year in the month of April.
VANDALIZED/STOLEN SIGNS or GRAFFITI on TOWN ROADS as well as STOLEN FLAG POLES AND FLAGS- costs taxpayers money!!!
Anyone with any information regarding stolen or vandalized road signs or graffiti on town roads please contact the Highway Superintendent at 632-5255 or the NYS Police at 583-7000. Anyone who is caught will be prosecuted and be made to pay restitution for damages.
The roads in the Town of Hartford are NOT all maintained by the Town Highway Department personnel. The following is a listing of roads, which are maintained by Washington County Department of Public Works or NYSDOT. Any questions related to the following roads should be directed to the appropriate department.
Washington County Highway Department
County Route 30
County Route 17
County Route 19 (formerly Shine Hill Road)
New York State Highways
State Route 40
State Route 196
State Route 149