The Town of Kirkwood highway department employs
9 people on a full time basis. The department owns and runs 5 large dump trucks, 3 small
dump trucks, and several smaller trucks such as pickups, along with equipment
such as a loader, excavator, backhoe, grader and 2 sweepers.
The highway department is responsible for the
regular maintenance of town roads including, surface repair and sweeping,
cleaning ditches, setting driveway sluice pipes, and maintaining signs.
The highway garage is located on Crescent Drive,
in the brown garage between the Town Hall and Post Offices.
Located in the rear of the town garage is an
area in which lawn clippings (not in plastic bags) and brush (shorter than 8
feet) may be deposited by Town of Kirkwood residents. This area is open 24/7
as long as this site is not abused.
Also located in the rear of the garage is a
bin for metal waste only. All refrigerators and freezers must have the
doors removed. The Town of Kirkwood does not accept paint cans,
televisions, wood, mattresses or other household items. These and all
other materials must be discarded through your garbage service or at the
Broome County Landfill.