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Tompkins County Highway Division
Jeffrey Smith, Highway Director
Carl Martel, P.E., Assistant Highway Director

 

The Highway Division maintains close to 302 highway miles and 109 bridges in Tompkins County.  The mission of the Highway Division 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 Division also maintains more than 4,500 signs. 

 

To report a County Road or bridge emergency 24-hours a day,
call (607) 274-0300.

Summer Schedule Hours:
6:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday (Field Staff)
6:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday - Thursday (Office)
6:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Friday (Office)

Winter Schedule Hours:
7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday (Field Staff)
7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday (Office)

(Closed Weekends and Holidays)


ROAD/BRIDGE CLOSINGS:
 

Bridge - Red Mill Road Bridge - CLOSED - NO THROUGH TRAFFIC
Dates - Thursday, December 8, 2005 - indefinitely.
Time - Beginning at 3:30 p.m. on 12/8.
Reason - Unsafe for vehicular and/or pedestrian traffic.

 

Bridge - Carter Creek Road Bridge - CLOSED - NO THROUGH TRAFFIC
Dates - Monday, June 15, 2015 - indefinitely.
Time - Beginning at 6:00 a.m. on 6/15
 

Bridge - Waterburg Road Bridge - CLOSED - NO THROUGH TRAFFIC
Dates - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - Monday, October 3, 2016.
Time - Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on 5/31.
Reason - Bridge replacement. 

 
Road - Pine Tree Road, between Route 366 and Maple Avenue - CLOSED - NO THROUGH TRAFFIC
Dates - Monday, June 13, 2016 - Friday, August 12, 2016.
Time - Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on 6/13.
Reason - Pine Tree Road Bicycle and Pedestrian Paths project.

 
Additional Project Information - CLICK HERE  
 
 


PUBLIC MEETING(S): 

None scheduled at this time.
 


Tompkins County Highway Division
Photo taken December 10, 2015