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Middleboro Highway Department
48 Wareham Street
Middleboro, MA 02346
508-946-2481
Fax: 508-946-2484
highway@middleborough.com

Departmental Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday, 7:00 A. M. to 3:30 P. M.

 

Description:
The Middleboro Highway Department is responsible for maintenance and improvements to the Town’s 160 mile roadway system. Typical work performed by the Highway Department, not including snow and ice control, includes the following:

Road Maintenance
Periodic patching of potholes, repair of defects, sidewalk repair, berm and driveway apron repair, installation/repair of curbing, guard rail repair and installation

Street Sweeping, spring cleanup of sand, fall sweeping of leaves

Catch Basin Cleaning – year round

Drainage
Repair/rebuild catch basins & manholes, repair/replace drain pipes, clean drainage swales and ditches,
Removal of brush and vegetation from detention basins, flood control, cleaning of pipes and culverts

Paint street lines, stop lines, crosswalks

Bridges -Surface and deck repairs, masonry repairs, railing repairs

Repair/replace street signs, stop signs, speed limits, parking, etc.

Roadside mowing and roadside trimming of brush and tree limbs, weed control

Repair of Highway and DPW Equipment

Curbside rubbish collection, roadside rubbish, weekly removal of rubbish from town buildings

Assistance to other Town Departments

24 HOUR EMERGENCY RESPONSE TO FLOODS, HURRICANES, WINDSTORMS, OIL SPILLS, ACCIDENTS, AND OTHER DISASTERS