Highway Division

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Duties & Responsibilities


The Highway Division is responsible for the upkeep and improvement of all public streets, culverts, catch basins, manholes, street signs, traffic markings (lines / crosswalks), traffic signs, and traffic signals on approximately 230 miles of roadway. The Highway Division mechanics are responsible for the upkeep and repair of all trucks and vehicles.

In addition, the Highway Division is responsible for all snow removal, street sweeping, and roadside mowing / cutting of brush on public streets. They assist town departments and committees as needed (Rail Trail Committee, police and fire during disasters, town clerk for elections, recycling events, and the Celebration Committee).

State Roads


The following is a list of state owned and maintained roads in the Town of Chelmsford. For complaints and concerns about these roads, contact the Massachusetts Department of Transportation at 781-641-8300 (press "0").
  • Chelmsford Street – partial (from Dunkin' Donuts to the Lowell Line)
  • Gorham Street
  • Littleton Road – partial (from the Ginger Ale Plaza to the Westford Line)
  • Princeton Street
  • Tyngsboro Road
  • North Road - partial (from rotary to Princeton Street)