***Offices/Officials (Town)***

Highway Department

2 years

The Town Highway Department 2016 Year-End Report is available here.


Office Location - 25 Churchland Road, Saugerties, NY 12477


Normal business hours:

  • Tuesday, July 12th through Labor Day - 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • All other dates - 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. except Weekends and Holidays

After hours, there is an answering machine at 845-246-2400 and you can leave a message.

For an emergency
after hours call the Town Police at 845-246-9800 and they will page someone to respond.

The two main functions of the Highway Department are Road Maintenance/Reconstruction and Snow Removal.

For new driveways on town roads there is a driveway permit that is required and may be obtained at the Town Highway Department office or by using the link under "Documents" below to download and print it. Information needed is your name and present address, tax map number of the parcel for the new driveway and a marked indication of
the location of the proposed driveway.  There is a $100 charge for this permit. 


A road opening permit is required before you can do any work on a town road. You need to contact Underground Utilities for a case number, obtain a Certificate of Insurance with the Town of Saugerties Highway Department as Policy Holder. Upon completion of these, set an appointment to have a permit filed for the work.  The Application/Permit for Road Opening can be downloaded below (under "Documents") and printed.


When snow is on the ground, see the Wintertime Message from the Highway Department below, for information about the laws that are in place to allow the Highway Department to most expeditiously clear snow during any heavy snowfall conditions that might occur.


Highway Department Activities Report

For an idea of the activities of the Town of Saugerties Highway Department, here is a copy of the Highway Department report for the July 13, 2016 Town Board meeting.

Doug Myer ()
Phone: 845-246-2400
Steve Gakenheimer ()
Phone: 845-246-2400