The Highway Department 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 Department to keep them moving. Roadways must be repaired, cleaned and striped for safe driving.
Duties 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 Department also assists in removing town-owned trees that have fallen in severe weather and picks up illegally disposed of debris along public ways.
Effective September 12, 2016, the Highway, Public Buildings, Water & Sewer and Engineering Departments will be temporarily re-located to 214 Lake Street (Previous location of the temporary Shrewsbury Public Library at the Glavin Center).