Northborough Department of Public Works
West Street from Crawford Street North to Shrewsbury
The Town of Northborough's Public Works Department contractor will be reconstructing West Street from the intersection with Crawford Street north approximaely to the driveway of #260 West Street.
This will require the roadway to be CLOSED to all through traffic during daytime work hours. The work is expected to take four days and is tentatively scheduled to begin the week of August 6, 2018, weather dependent. Provisions will be made to allow access by emergency vehicles and to allow residents along this segment of roadway access and egress from their homes.
Any questions should be directed to our department at 508-393-5030 or by email utilizing the above link.
Please see the link to the left entitled "West Street Detour" for a detailed map of the detour.
Sincerely your Public Works Staff
The mission of the Northborough Department of Public Works is to provide Public Safety and to provide and maintain Public Services necessary for the economy, growth and quality of life of the citizens of Northborough.
The Department of Public Works staff consists of 17 employees in six Divisions responsible for the maintenance of Northborough’s infrastructure and public facilities. The Divisions within the Department include Administration; Highway, Parks, Cemetery, Water and Sewer. The Department is also responsible for the care and maintenance of Town trees, and snow and ice removal.
The Public Works Administration is responsible for providing continuous coordination to all divisions of the Department of Public Works through effective leadership in order to ensure that all the functions of the Department are carried out completely and efficiently. The Administration consists of the Public Works Director, and 2 Administrative Assistants.
The specific functions of this office include:
Preparation of the annual operating budget for the Department and overseeing expenditures of all divisions;
Providing clerical and accounting support to the Department for the processing of payrolls, purchase orders, invoices and the management of the Departmental budget;
Preparing, and collecting Water and Sewer billing,
Developing and updating the Department’s long term Capital Plan for all divisions;
Supervising Department personnel, including ensuring that personnel are properly trained and motivated;
Ensuring compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations relative to Public Works Operations; including the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act;
Receiving inquiries and complaints from citizens relative to the Public Works infrastructure and forwarding the information to the appropriate Division for action; and
Interfacing with Town Boards, Commissions and other Departments, as well as providing coordination with State and Federal Agencies, other municipalities and outside utilities relative to Public Works projects.