Highway Department

The Highway Department is headed by a Superintendent who is elected to a four year term. They are responsible for the Town's 117 miles of roads; blacktopping, snow plowing, and general repair and maintenance. They also handle seasonal projects such as brush and leaf pickup, and special projects such as storm cleanup.

While the Esopus Highway Department services all town residents for brush, leaf, and other cleanup projects, we do not and cannot address plowing, drainage, and general maintenance issues on County and State roads in the Town of Esopus. We are also unable to assist with street lights or downed power lines.

County Roads
Old Post Road
Union Center Road
Ulster Avenue
River Road
Salem Street

Please contact the Ulster County Department of Public Works
845-340-3500 or visit their website

State Roads
Route 9W
Old Route 9W
Route 213
Route 32

Please contact the NYS Department of Transportation
845-331-5533

Report a Street Light outage 

Fallen power lines call 911

Sample Services

  • Pothole repair, paving and guardrail repair
  • Drainage maintenance
  • Road mowing
  • Signage; regulatory, informational, and street signs
  • Removal of dead animals in the public right-of-way
  • Tree maintenance that interferes with safe vehicle operation
  • Spring Cleaning and Plowing

Spring Cleaning

  • Brush must be bundled in 3'-6' lengths weighing no more than 40 pounds
  • Tree limbs must be no longer than 6' in length and 4" in diameter
  • These services are provided for the month of May only
  • Exceptions may be made following storms
  • Leaves must be placed in brown bags only weighing less than 40 pounds
  • Leaves will be picked up year round at our earliest convenience
  • No shrubs

Snow Removal

Town ordinance 115-4 prohibits parking on Town roads between the hours of 10:00pm and 6:00am from November 1st through March 15th. Vehicles in violation may be ticketed and towed at the owners expense.

We kindly ask that during inclement weather you help us help you by keeping cars off all Town roads so that we may clear them quickly and safely. We also ask that you move any other items such as basketball nets, trash cans, lawn decorations, etc. where they will not be damaged or cause damage to our plows.

Contact Us

324 Mountain View Ave
Ulster Park, NY 12487
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1015
Port Ewen, NY 12466
Monday-Friday, 7AM-3:30PM
Summer Hours 6AM-2:30PM
845-331-5723
highway@esopus.com

Highway Superintendent
Mike Cafaldo
c: 845-389-6131

Secretary
Karen Mains