Welcome to New Milford Public Works
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.
FIXNEWMILFORD.com-For road and bridge information. Report an issue is the link also to SEECLICKFIX our resident reporting system. Please use that first before calling.
SEECLICKFIX Please use this link to report ANY issues to the Public Works Department. 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.
5/30/23-ARS will be milling and paving Patriot's Way parking lot this week. Patriot's Way will be closed to thru traffic (except trucks) till Friday. There will be NO PARKING from 6am-4pm in the southern section of the lot starting this morning-(this is the section accessible from Bridge Street only). Parking is available in the recently paved northern section of the lot and accessible only from Youngs Field Rd. Please plan accordingly.
PROCLAMATIONS: State and New Milford for:
Public Works Week May 21-27 2023
5/19/23-"Half of the parking spaces at the Patriots Way parking lot will be closed next week for paving. Patriots Way will be closed to thru traffic at Youngsfield Road (except for trucks) on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Southbound cars wanting to get to eastbound Bridge Street should use Housatonic Ave."
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
4/4-ARS our contractor has begun work on Candlewood Lake Rd North at the Route 7 intersection going to Linden Lane. Basin replacement and other work before paving.
Spring road work has begun (4/3) at Candlewood Lake Rd North from Old Town Park Rd to Beach Dr. Ct Sealcoating will be the contractor on site.
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
Sand Road Bridge Virtual Public Informational Meeting
2022 MAILBOX POLICY
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(airplane) bottles by CT.
Please view our Municipal Facebook page for additional updated information: https://m.facebook.com/NMPWD/
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.
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.
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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).
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The New Milford Public Works Department consists of five different divisions