Department of Public Works

Richard Tetreault, Superintendent
 (802) 476-3522
 M-F, 7:00am - 3:30pm
Weekend and Holidays, Nights call:  
(802) 476-3147


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Public Works

Department of Public Works

*2018 Summer Paved Road Work Schedule*
(planned)

Milling - August 13 - 24
- Airport Rd. - Miller Rd to town line
- Farwell St. - City/Town line to Mekkelsen Rd.
- E. Cobble Hill Rd. - Rte. 302 to Bedard’s Pit near house #246

Hot Mix Paving - August 27 - Sept. 7
- Airport Rd. - Miller Rd. to Berlin Town line
- Farwell St. - City line to Mekkelsen Rd.
- E. Cobble Hill Rd. - Rte. 302 to transition at Bedard’s Pit near house #246
- Sunset Road - Camp St. to Windywood Rd.

Bonded Wearing Course Paving - Sep 6 - Sep 14 
- Velie Avenue - entire street
- Al Monty Drive - entire street
- Goldsbury Drive - entire street
- Granview Drive - entire street
- Willow Drive - entire street
- E. Balsam Drive - entire street
- Balsam Drive - entire street
- Clover Lane - entire street
- Oak Drive - entire street
- Spruce Lane - entire street
- Wark Street - entire street
- Farwell St.  - Mekkelsen Rd. to E. Montpelier town line 

Overview
The Barre Town Department of Public Works is responsible for town highways (approximately 96 miles: 68 paved miles and 28 gravel), the sewage collection system with two pump stations, the water system with two pump stations, two water storage tanks and a well. The DPW operates its own sand and gravel pit which supplies sand for the winter road maintenance and gravel for road maintenance and reconstruction. The shop or vehicle maintenance staff maintains the town's entire fleet of vehicles and equipment. In addition to their regular duties the DPW provides labor and equipment to operate the Holden Road Lawn Waste site. The DPW is called upon whenever any town department needs construction or building maintenance help. The DPW employs fourteen people, including management and the shop staff and takes on four seasonal positions each summer.

Call the Department of Public Works (DPW), using the phone numbers shown above to report problems or concerns with town roads, sewerage system, or water system. DPW will also respond to reports of trees in the road, missing or damaged road signs, suspected sewer backups, or leaking water lines. Report problems with streetlights to the Town Manager's Office (802-479-9331). For information about the lawn waste site and the Wilson Recycling Depot see the Solid Waste Department page.