Highway Department

Town of Red Hook

The Highway Department’s primary function is to maintain and improve the Town’s infrastructure of roads and bridges.

The Highway Department has six employees that maintain approximately 57.34 miles or 116 lane miles of road.

Highway Department in the News!

Read The Daily Catch's account of a ride in the town's plow truck during this week's storm.

A Beautiful, Dangerous, Demanding Night: While Red Hook Slept, Seven Dedicated Plowmen Grappled with the Concrete Snow

Town of Red Hook Highway Superintendent is featured in the MarTown of Red Hook Highway Superintendent Theresa Burke Featured in Superintendent's Profilech issue of Superintendent's Profile. To read the article, follow this link: Highway Superintendent Theresa Burke




  1. Old Route 199 now open

  2. Williams Road-tree on powerlines near Address # 49

    Williams road is partially blocked by a tree leaning on powerlines near Address # 49. Please use caution in this area. The utility company has been notified.
  3. Old Route 199 blocked by downed powerlines

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Emergency response during extreme weather events and disasters
  • Maintenance and reconstruction of town roads and bridges
  • Maintenance and repair of town owned culvert pipes and catch basins
  • Maintenance, repair and replacement of town-owned vehicles, equipment and buildings housing them
  • Roadside debris removal
  • Snow and ice removal
  • Town traffic sign replacement and repair
  • Hazardous tree removal
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