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Highway Department


Gary Wagner
Highway Superintendent
12800 Main Street
Alden, New York 14004
Phone: 1-716-937-7336
Fax: 1-716-937-7336

Michelle Chrzanowski
Highway Department Clerk
12800 Main Street
Alden, New York 14004

Phone: 1-716-937-7336
Fax: 1-716-937-7336

Highway Department

The Highway Department is the most visible service agency in town government. From snowplowing in the winter, to street paving, brush removal, leaf collection, park maintenance and drainage projects during the remainder of the year, this department is deeply involved in lives of Alden residents.

Major Service Areas

Town of Alden Brush Pickup

The Town Highway Department picks up brush on a regular basis during the months of April through November.
During the first week of the month brush is picked up for properties on the North side of Broadway and on the third week of the month, brush is picked up for properties on the South side of Broadway.
Brush should be out on Monday mornings by 6:30am, NO return trips will be made. All brush should be piled no more than three feet high with cut ends facing the road. No limbs over ten inches in diameter will be picked up.

Fall Leaf Pickup

This service is completed weekly during the fall. All leaves should be bagged {it doesn't matter if the bags are clear or colored} and left street side.

Driveway and Culvert Pipe Installation

After application and payment of a $225 installation fee, the Highway Department will install driveway and or culvert drainage pipe at street side of any property located on a town road. The property owners are responsible to purchasing culvert pipe on their own. For installation on non-town roads either the Erie County {759-8328} or NY State Highway {683-3476} Departments should be contacted.

Upcoming Road Work

Our goals for this summer are to do cross-tiles and pave.
Cross-tiles to be replaced will be on Cary Rd at Three Rod, Creekside Dr, Countyline Rd, Jane Dr, North & South Lawn, Rundell Rd, Sullivan Rd, and Virginia Dr

Oil & Chipping done on Cary Rd from Two Rd. Rod to Townline Rd. and on Sullivan From Broadway to the Wyoming Co. Line on Monday, July 17th ,2017. Please be aware and consider using alternate routes or adjust for traffic delays due to paving.

Our road paving projects will be as follows:

The Alden Town Park entrance will be closed, in the middle of June, for approximately 1 week to allow modification to the entrance followed by paving
Oil and Chip will be performed on Sullivan Rd from Broadway to Wyoming Co. line, Cary Rd from Two Rod to Townline Rd
Milling and Paving will be performed on Jane Dr, Manitou Dr, and Virginia Dr

If there arises an issue with our paving schedule, the paving job will take precedent, however, we will work to accommodate all brush pick-up needs. Any further information you may need, please call our office at 716-937-7336.


All streets North of Broadway- the regular pick-up will be on the first full week of the month. (June 5th-9th)

Streets South of Broadway, the regular pick-up will be on the third full week of the month (June 19th-23)

Please have your brush out Monday morning by 6:30 AM. All brush should be manually stacked, a minimum of 3’ long & nothing over 10” in diameter, with cut ends toward the road, in a single row. NO MORE THAN 2 TREES PER BRUSH CYCLE PER HOUSEHOLD.
We cannot pick up any stumps or root balls.

"Who is Responsible for my Road" brochure (Revised September 2015)

Proper Mailbox Installation PDF

Winter Policies Clarified (Mailbox Replacement, Parking Lows, Plowing onto Highways, Highway Questions)

Domestic Mail Manual