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Tompkins County Highway Department

Jeffrey Smith, Highway Director
Nick Ensign, Deputy Highway Director

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The Highway Department maintains close to 302 highway miles and 109 bridges in Tompkins County.  The mission of the Highway Department is to provide highway and bridge construction, maintenance, and emergency services safely, effectively, and efficiently for our local and traveling public customers, while promoting self-esteem and growth as individuals.

Road Maintenance staff construct, maintain, and repair roads, maintain intersections and roadside drainage, eliminate roadside hazards, and repair guiderails. The Tompkins County Highway Department also maintains more than 4,500 signs.


WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

 The Weights and Measures Department is a division of the Highway Department.

 Heather Chappell, Weights and Measures Director

 For More Information - CLICK HERE

 

CURRENT ROAD MATERIALS AND HIGHWAY SERVICES

2023 - 2024 BID RESULTS - CLICK HERE

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION:

ROAD / BRIDGE CLOSINGS:

Bridge - Freese Road Bridge, Town of Dryden
Dates -  October 31, 2019 - closed indefinitely
 

Bridge - Carter Creek Road Bridge, Town of Newfield
Dates - June 15, 2015 - closed indefinitely

 

Additional Bridge Project Information - CLICK HERE
Additional Road Project Information - CLICK HERE

 


To report a County Road or Bridge Emergency : Call 911

For Non-Emergency : Call (607) 274-0300.

Summer Schedule Hours:
6:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Thursday (Field Staff)
7:30 am - 4:00 pm, Friday (Office)

Winter Schedule Hours:
7:00 am - 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday (Field Staff)
7:30 am - 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday (Office)

(Closed Weekends and Holidays)

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Tompkins County Highway Department
Photo taken December 2018