Highway Department

The Grand Island Highway Department provides a wide variety or services including:

  • Issue permits for work to be performed in Town Highway right-of-ways. For example:
    • Curb cuts
    • Driveway culvert permits
    • Road push or boring permits
    • Open road cuts
    • Power and telephone pole location permits and gas line permits.
  • Snow and ice removal on all Town roads and roads owned by Erie County which are done under contract.
  • The upkeep of all Town owned roads. For example:
    • Paving Patching
      • hot patching in summer
      • cold patching in winter
    • Road striping.
  • Road sweeping on Town roads, curbed areas mostly.
  • Roadside mowing of Town roads.
  • Traffic control sign installation and maintenance.
  • Maintenance of roadside ditches. For example:
    • Roadside ditching
    • Installing driveway culverts-by permit
    • Installing pipe across the premises-by permit.
  • Maintenance for Town vehicles for all Town departments.


Grand Island Highway Dept.
1820 Whitehaven Road
Grand Island, NY 14072

Richard "Dick" Crawford Jr.
Superintendent of Highways


Norman "Skip" Mrkall
Deputy Highway Superintendent


Cheryl Zito, Clerk-Typist 

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