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

Department of Public Works

ROAD CLOSURE: July 23–August 20, 2019
CR404 (Bear Swamp Rd.) Culvert Replacement Project CR404 will be closed to ALL TRAFFIC between CR401 and CR402 starting at 7:00am on July 23, 2019. We expect the roadway to re-open by August 20, 2019. A signed detour will be in use during the closure. Thank you for your patience during this important project. If you have any questions please call the Project Manager, Bill Anslow at (518) 655-7920.


The Department of Public Works is 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 here. Questions or comments concerning the final proposed plan can be directed to Michael Lalli at

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

Albany County Department of Public Works 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 the schedule

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!

Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy