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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 guardrails.  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 CLOSING(S):

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 - Groton City Road Bridge - CLOSED - NO THROUGH TRAFFIC
Dates - Monday, September 14, 2015 - Spring 2016
Time - Beginning at 8:00 a.m. on 9/14.
Reason - Bridge replacement.

 

Bridge - Cemetery Lane Bridge - OPEN
Dates - Monday, January 11 - 29, 2016
Time - Beginning at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, 1/11/16, through 2:00 p.m. on Friday, 1/29/16.
Reason - Bridge maintenance.
 


Road - Ellis Hollow Road (For additional information, please click on the "County Road Projects" link on the left.)
Dates - Late May - November 2015.
Reason - Road reconstruction, Phase 2.
Section - Genung Road to Dodge Road
Updates -  Phase 2 completed.


Road - Ellis Hollow Road
Dates - 2016
Reason - Road reconstruction, Phase 3.
Section - Game Farm Road to Pine Tree Road
Updates -  In design, with construction to begin in 2016.

Additional Project Information - CLICK HERE  



PUBLIC MEETING(S): 

None scheduled at this time.   

 


Tompkins County Highway Division
Photo taken December 10, 2015