Welcome to New Milford Public Works

Our Mission:

Provide top quality, professional, effective, and timely services to residents, businesses and internal customers.We do this by focusing on relationships with ourselves and our customers, and on customer service and satisfaction, thus improving our image and maintaining the community's trust. To support and enhance a high quality of life for the Town’s residents, businesses and visitors by providing well planned, environmentally sensitive, cost effective infrastructure and services to promote public health, personal safety, transportation, economic growth and civic vitality.     

9/20 - Mountain View Avenue - Burns Construction for Aquarion Water Company will be installing a water main from 202 and connecting to an existing water system in the neighborhood. The crossing of 202 is complete. Delays may occur due to equipment in the roadway but one lane will be open at all times.  In the spring, laterals and other connections will occur and milling/repaving the west bound lane.

Monday 10/27 to Thursday 10/30, there will be a private contractor performing an inspection on Veteran's Bridge between 9 am and 3 pm.

9-30-14: From Park & Recreation-ROAD CLOSURES HALLOWEEN TRUNK OR TREAT! Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 from 5:15-7:30 PM, the west side of Main Street, both crossovers at Church/Bank and at Boardman Terrace, and Bank Street will be closed to vehicular traffic. Please find an alternate route for this community event. Thank you.

Aspetuck Ridge Road Bridge - As of 4:00pm on Friday Oct 24, 2014 the bridge is OPEN

Wellsville Avenue Bridge Article-Information 8-1-14

Riverview Road Bridge Press Release for closure beginning May13, 2014. Detour MAP HERE.

Spring Paint Drop Off Information!

Public Works Budget Presentation FY 14-15

Budget Overview FY 14-15

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Transportation Management Plan (draft)

11-27-13: As of  Monday, 12/2/2013 the Public Works OFFICE  will be accepting major credit cards for Recycling Center transactions only. Residents may now purchase a punch card with a debit/credit card. This is the first step in modernizing our system. In the future, the Recycling Center will also be able to accept this form of payment. Please be patient as the office staff works out all the kinks. As with most transactions, please be advised that there is a 2% processing fee for this service, which will be charged as a part of your transaction.


Everyday we have multiple crews out in different parts of town (For reference, the Town owns 208 miles of road(~181 miles of paved road and ~27 miles of gravel) consisting of ~370 town roads, 34 bridges over 20 feet in length, 24 bridges under 20 feet in length, and 2 over railroad tracks).

The New Milford Public Works Department consists of five different divisions
  • Engineering Department
  • Facilities Maintenance Department
  • Highway Department
  • Recycling Center
  • Vehicle Maintenance
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Contact Information

10 Main Street
New Milford Ct, 06776

Phone: 860-355-6040
Fax: 860-355-6055

Office hours: at 6 Young's Field Road: M-F 8am -4:30pm

Director: Michael F. Zarba P.E.