Superintendent of Highways
Larry Straight Cell phone: (518) 637-3702
5648 Cascade Road, Suite #2
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Office phone: (518) 523-9081
Office fax: (518) 523-7365
Route 73 will have one lane closed from June 3, 2013 through June 24, 2013.
Road Clean Up Schedule - Starting April 22, 2013 (weather permitting)
1.) Sentinel Heights (DONE), Church Street (DONE), Snowberry Lane Area (DONE)
2.) Mirror Lake Dr. Northwood School area (DONE)
3.) River Rd- Deerwood Trails (DONE), John Brown and Bear Cub Rd (DONE)
4.) Whiteface Inn Rd (DONE), Old Barn Rd (DONE), Carolyn Rd
5.) Algonquin Rd (DONE), Iroquois (DONE), Wes Valley, Cummins Rd Area
6.) Averyville Rd Area (DONE)
7.) Ray Brook area (DONE)
8.) Adirondack Lodge, Craig Wood area (DONE)
Areas is Bold have been completed as of 5/8/13
To provide safe and dependable service for all our residents and visitors.
The Highway Department staff includes the Highway Superintendent, the deputy Highway Superintendent, an assistant to the Superintendent, and four equipment operators.
The Highway Department staff maintain and operate the following equipment:
- Two (2) tandem axle plow trucks with sanders
- One (1) single axle plow truck with sander
- One (1) one-ton plow truck with sander
- One (1) tandem axle dump truck
- One (1) single axle dump truck (water tank)
- Two (2) half-ton pick-up trucks
- Three (3) front end loaders (rubber tires)
- One (1) excavator (rubber tires)
- One (1) road grader
- One (1) Tennant street sweeper
- One (1) drum roller (rubber tires)
The Highway Department is responsible for: the general maintenance of paved and gravel roads, bridges, culverts, ditches, and signs; and ice and snow removal (i.e., sanding and plowing). The Highway Department maintains 30.88 miles of Town roads and 15.70 miles of Essex County roads.
In the spring of each year I will provide a road sweeping schedule. I will also provide in a timely fashion a schedule of paving projects.