Highway Department

The Townsend Highway Department maintains approximately 97.5 miles of roads in town and understands that safe roadways are vital to our community and that we impact everyone's life of travel. Some responsibilities of the Highway Department include maintenance of town equipment, roads, traffic lines, installation of traffic and street signs, brush control along roadways, street cleaning, catch basins and storm water drains, snow and ice control, and resurfacing. It is our mission to efficiently manage and maintain the towns' roadway system to provide for the safe, convenient and efficient movement of traffic and pedestrians at the lowest cost and best value. More..

Staff Contacts



James Smith Highway Superintendent (978) 597-1712
Danielle Mountain Administrative Assistant (978) 597-1712

Contact Info

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday:
7:00am to 3:30pm

(978) 597-1712
Emergency Numbers:
(978) 597-6214 (Police)

177 Main Street 
Townsend 01469
United States
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