Highway

Highway Department installing storm drain pipe.

Department of Public Works Miscellaneous Facts and Figures - 2021

  • Total Snowfall - 69.3 Inches (2020 to 2021) 
  • Snowstorms Plowed - 6
  • Salting Events - 18
  • Street Sweeping - 180 Miles
  • Salt / Ice Control - 5,392
  • Tons Streets Paved - 6.84 Miles
  • Cold Patch Used - 32 Tons
  • Potholes Fixed - over 5,000
  • Sidewalks Replaced - 3,985
  • Linear Feet Asphalt Used - 1,754 Tons
  • Crosswalks Painted - 198
  • Centerlines Painted - 6.84 Miles
  • Catch Basins Cleaned - 630
  • Sign Work / Installation - 402

Street Paving Program

The Annual Paving Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 will begin this fall and include sections of the following Streets/Roads: Colburn, Dale, Elm, Hawes, Industrial, Judy, Long Hill, Old Mill, Orchard Hill Park, Peachtree, Pleasant and Stearns Avenue. The FY 2023 program will total 38,250 feet of paved roadway with a total investment of $3,100,000.

Sidewalk and Curbing Program

The Annual Concrete Sidewalk and Granite Curbing Program for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 has begun and will include sections of the following Streets/Roads: Main, Priest, Spruce, First, Second, Water, Central, Union, Pleasant, West, Merriam and Washington Street. The FY 2023 program will total 8,565 feet of concrete sidewalk and granite curbing with a total investment of $912,000.

Sprinkler Systems

All sprinkler systems shall be installed outside of the City of Leominster Right-of-Way in order for the Department of Public Works (DPW) to properly maintain the city streets.

  • If a sprinkler system is damaged during snow events and is located within the City of Leominster Right-of-Way than the repair will be the homeowner's responsibility.
  • If the City of Leominster DPW has to perform maintenance on utilities and/or install new sidewalks and the sprinkler system is located within the right-of-way then the relocation and/or repair of the sprinkler system will be the homeowner's responsibility.