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

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.

Hazard Mitigation Plan Draft Report
As part of Albany County's efforts to comply with state and federal requirements for public input, our draft Hazard Mitigation Plan is available for review here. Questions or comments concerning the plan can be directed to Michael Lalli at michael.lalli@albanycountyny.gov.

County Route 203 Johnston Road Rehabilitation Project
This project will rehabilitate 7.68 miles of Johnston Road in the Towns of Guilderland and New Scotland from State Route 155 to U.S. 20 (Western Avenue).

Roadwork Schedule
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 to get started

Albany County ExecutiveDaniel P. McCoy