Albany County Department of
PUBLIC WORKS
449 New Salem Road | Voorheesville, NY 12186-4826
Phone: (518) 765-2055 | Fax: (518) 765-2702
Lisa M. Ramundo, Commissioner

Department of Public Works

Welcome

We are dedicated to providing construction and maintenance services for all County roadways, certain state highways and County-owned parks and recreation areas, including:

  • Repair and reconstruction of 594 lane miles of County highways, 78 bridges, and thousands of culverts;
  • Maintenance of thousands of road signs and road markings;
  • Snow plowing and de-icing on all County Roads and on 136 miles of State Highways during the winter; and
  • Maintenance of 3 County-owned recreation areas.

If you have a problem, concern, or a condition to report to us regarding County roads or property, please contact us at our Department Headquarters or one of our subdivisions.

For maps of Albany County and County Roads, contact our Department Headquarters. A small fee may be charged for requests for several copies.


Final Proposed Hazard Mitigation Plan

As part of Albany County's efforts to comply with state and federal requirements for public input, our final proposed Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for review.

Questions or comments concerning the final proposed plan can be directed to Michael Lalli at michael.lalli@albanycountyny.gov.

Final Proposed Plan [PDF; 210pages; 9MB]
Appendixes [PDF; 855 pages; 26.9Mb]

County Roadwork

Our employees are working on County roads every day.

During this work, traffic lanes may be narrowed or eliminated, and some traffic congestion may result.

In unusual cases, traffic may be detoured, and we may recommend that you use alternate routes.

View our roadwork plans


Special Hauling Permit

Apply online for a special hauling permit for moving oversized or overweight vehicles and loads in Albany County. Click here for details…

(Please Note: the online hauling permit application has a new web address! haulingpermit.albanycounty.com)

Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy
Rail Trail Bridge ALBANY COUNTY RAIL TRAIL BRIDGE PROJECT
over New Scotland Road (NY Route 85)
Second Public Meeting (August 28, 2019) Presentation Slides [PDF] Design "Charrette"—Collaborative Session (July 25, 2019)Slideshow [PDF] Handout 1 [PDF] Handout 2 [PDF] Handout 3 [PDF] Handout 4 [PDF] First Public Meeting (May 1, 2019) Presentation Slides [PDF]