Highway Department

 

Branch Pick up: Limited pick-ups from September 1st thru October 15th, at this time we begin to turn the trucks over for the Winter Salting/Plowing season.

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The Grand Island Highway Department provides a wide variety or services including:

  • Issue permits for work to be performed in Town Highway right-of-ways. For example:
    • Curb cuts
    • Driveway culvert permits
    • Road push or boring permits
    • Open road cuts
    • Power and telephone pole location permits and gas line permits.
  • Snow and ice removal on all Town roads and roads owned by Erie County which are done under contract.
  • The upkeep of all Town owned roads. For example:
    • Paving Patching
      • hot patching in summer
      • cold patching in winter
    • Road striping.
  • Road sweeping on Town roads, curbed areas mostly.
  • Roadside mowing of Town roads.
  • Traffic control sign installation and maintenance.
  • Maintenance of roadside ditches. For example:
    • Roadside ditching
    • Installing driveway culverts-by permit
    • Installing pipe across the premises-by permit.
  • Maintenance for Town vehicles for all Town departments.

Contacts

Grand Island Highway Dept.
1820 Whitehaven Road
Grand Island, NY 14072
716-773-9632

Richard "Dick" Crawford Jr.
Superintendent of Highways

rcrawford@grand-island.ny.us 

Norman "Skip" Mrkall
Deputy Highway Superintendent

smrkall@grand-island.ny.us

Cheryl Zito, Clerk-Typist 
czito@grand-island.ny.us  

Highway Department Fax:
716-773-9634

Department Email:
highway@grand-island.ny.us