Welcome to New Milford Public Works

Our Mission:

Provide top quality, professional, effective, and timely services to residents, businesses and internal customers.We do this by focusing on relationships with ourselves and our customers, and on customer service and satisfaction, thus improving our image and maintaining the community's trust. To support and enhance a high quality of life for the Town’s residents, businesses and visitors by providing well planned, environmentally sensitive, cost effective infrastructure and services to promote public health, personal safety, transportation, economic growth and civic vitality.


Please visit for road and bridge information. You can select "report an issue" or visit SEECLICKFIX to report ANY issues to the Public Works Department. Please use that first before calling.

Reminder- any road that contains a NUMBER (Rte 7, 109, 67 etc) are State of CT DOT roads and you may call the local DOT (860.354.4253) for the issue.




LEAF POLICY - Please do NOT blow or rake leaves into the roads. These actions lead to safety and drainage issues.

STOMP the Spotted Lantern Fly! 

BEE CITY!!  New Milford First Article

Great news on New Milford becoming the 1st "Bee City" in Connecticut !
Now that we are a certified "Bee City" I would like to start putting out the signs- 
Can you please install the signs in the following areas-
1. Front of Town Hall - Mayor's Garden - **This will be a Temp. spot- help create awareness.
2. Sullivan Farms - Near RTE#202 for visibility 
3.NMHS Observatory -* will need permission 
4. Harrybrooke Park- will ask Bill if we can put one in his garden- 
5. Riverwalk- * Patriots Way portion by Girl Scouts follow boxes

PROCLAMATIONS: State and New Milford for:

Public Works Week May 21-27 2023

5/15/23-"The Public Works Dept. will be milling and paving  Bostwick Pl, High St, South Main St and Middle St beginning Tuesday, May 16, 2023 and continuing through Friday, May 26.  Access to driveways and one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times during work hours. Expect minor delays. No on-street parking will be allowed on streets that are being worked on during the hours of 7 AM to 4 PM. Any parked vehicles that prevent the progress of work will have to be towed."

5/12-Update about work on Buckingham Road--"Beginning Monday, May 15, 2023, Buckingham Road between Crossman Road and Old Northville Road  will be closed to through traffic for road construction work between 7:00 AM and 3:00 PM. This daily closure will be in effect Monday through Friday, through approximately Wed., May 24. Emergency vehicles, local residents and local deliveries will be allowed to pass through. Through traffic will be detoured via Route 202, Hipp Road and Route 109."

5/1-IMPORTANT-Info on the SPOTTED LANTERN FLY  --From CT DEEP and news article in USA TODAY

CTDOT will begin working on UPLAND RD BRIDGE in MAY. this bridge and entrance to Upland Rd from Rt 202 will be CLOSED until completed. More details to follow.

NEW --NO MOW MAY -Help save the BEES. Please click for the attached article on how YOU can help!

How to Reduce Pest Pressures in Your Pollinator Garden-12 Ways Without Pesticides!

Draft MS4 Report                




Recycling website by Three Veterans LLC AND here is the link to the form for the Bulky Waste Pickup $20 coupon. This is brought to you by the $.05 surcharge on nip bottles by CT.


Please view our Municipal Facebook page for additional updated information:

Due to changing conditions, we utilize our facebook page to provide timely updates.

 About power restoration, Eversource can be reached at 1-800-286-2000.

Be Safe!

Town/Private Road list-useful for Realtors!


 A reminder to homeowner's about the ROW and PERMITS - here is the link to Right of Way Permits ROW Permit  Effective today 10/13/17, Town Council approved the ordinance to collect a fee for Driveway Permits. Attached is the ordinance and fee schedule.

Transportation Management Plan from 2013 which identifies several solutions to help alleviate traffic congestion in the downtown area and Grove St/Still River Dr corridor.

Scan this to get Public Works Website on your smart phone. 


Everyday we have multiple crews out in different parts of town (For reference, the Town owns 212 miles of road(~186 miles of paved road and ~27 miles of gravel) consisting of ~370 town roads, 34 bridges over 20 feet in length, 24 bridges under 20 feet in length, and 2 over railroad tracks).

The New Milford Public Works Department consists of five different divisions

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Additional Links

Contact Information

10 Main Street
New Milford Ct, 06776

Phone: 860-355-6040
Fax: 860-355-6055

Office hours: at 6 Young's Field Road: M-F 8am -4:30pm

Director: Jack Healy:

Administrative Aide: Laurene Beattie

Operations Assistant: Hollyanne Meserve :

Data Entry: Nia Dubret