Engineering Division Services

Project Planning & Design

  • Roadway Construction and Resurfacing
  • Sidewalk Construction
  • Water Main Infrastructure Improvements
  • Sewer Main Infrastructure Improvements
  • Drainage Infrastructure Improvements
  • Traffic Signals, School Zone Flashers, and Beacons Maintenance and Replacements
  • Bridges, Culverts Maintenance and Replacements
  • Athletic Fields and Playgrounds Improvements

Contract Preparation & Cost Estimation

  • Roadway Resurfacing, and Reconstruction
  • Sidewalk, and Curb (berm)
  • Water Main Construction
  • Sewer Main Construction
  • Pavement Preservation (Crack Seal, and Chip Seal)
  • Guard Rail
  • Pavement Markings

Construction Inspections

  • Roadway Improvements, Resurfacing, and Preservation
  • Sidewalk, and Curb (berm) Construction
  • Water Main Construction
  • Sewer Main Construction
  • Drainage Construction
  • Construction by Utilities, and Private Companies within the Roadways
  • Pavement Markings
  • Guard Rails
  • Miscellaneous Developments (Mitigations by Developers)


  • Full ground Surveys for Roadway Reconstruction, Sidewalk, Water, and Sewer Projects
  • Street and Property Line Surveys for Town Properties, and Easements
  • Preparation of Plans of Land
  • Street Acceptance Plan Preparation
  • Establishment of Street Line to determine Tree Ownership
  • Assist various DPW Divisions and Town Departments
  • Construction Layout for Town Projects
  • Infrastructure Data Collection in the field by Global Positioning Service (GPS)


  • Contract Administration including Bids, Coordination of Contractors, Selecting Consultants, Tracking Budgets, Reviewing Invoices, Preparing Pay Estimates, and etc.
  • Administration of Chapter 90 Program including Project Requests, and Reimbursements
  • Prepare Abutter's List
  • Issue Permits for Street Openings, Driveway Openings, Drainage, Curb, and Sidewalk Construction
  • Review, and approve Licensed Utility Contractor
  • Coordinate with Consultants concerning various Projects
  • Update various Town Maps including Assessor Maps, Water and Sewer Maps, Street Atlas Maps, Zoning Maps, Precinct Maps, etc.
  • Review Utilities Pole Petitions
  • Review New Development Plans to insure compliance with Town Regulations and Standard Engineering Practices
  • Maintain and assign House Numbering system
  • Prepare Locus Maps for Town Meeting Warrants
  • Update Street Listing
  • Assist Constituents in Locating Property Records

Miscellaneous Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain Pavement Management Database
  • Develop Annual Roadway Capital Plan
  • Annual Budget Preparation
  • Assist in the NPDES Phase II Permit Application, and Implementation
  • Provide Expert Testimony in Court Cases
  • File Notices of Intent or Requests for Determination of Applicability
  • Perform Traffic Analysis and Recommendation
  • Attend Board of Selectmen Meetings, Town Meeting, Advisory and Finance Committee Meetings, as necessary
  • Participate in Road Advisory Meetings
  • Geographic Information System (GIS)

Public Hearing

  • Street Acceptance
  • Infrastructure Improvements Project