Highway Division

Services & Responsibilities

City Streets & Walkways: The Department removes snow, treats ice, patches holes and utility trenches, sweeps, removes leaves and litter and keeps the edges up on all 53.4 miles of City roads.
 
Traffic Control Devices: The Department maintains all signage, traffic lights, pavement markings and administers the street light contract with PSNH.
 
Storm Drain & Sewer Collection System Maintenance: The Public Works group keeps the lines running for all of the City’s storm drains and sanitary sewers.
 
Grounds Keeping: The Public Works Department mows the grass and maintains our open spaces. The Department removes dead trees and a great deal of brush.
 
Solid Waste: The Public Works Department serves as liaison between the residents and the contractor that removes household trash and recyclables. We maintain a Bulky Waste System that is partly user-paid, partly provided at no charge by the City. We administer the City’s Pay-Per-Bag trash disposal system including warehousing, ordering and distributing the bags. All rubbish inquiries should be directed to the Public Works Department at (603) 692-4266. Office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 

Forest Glade Cemetery: We conduct the sale of the lots, perform burials, & maintain the grounds. For information on purchasing lots, contact Jennifer Gosselin at the Public Works Office at (603) 692-4266.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Gerry Vachon General Foreman (603) 692-4266