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Canaan RoadTown OfficialsHighway Department Superintendent

Canaan's Highway Superintendent is Bernhard (Bernie) Meyer
Highway Garage: 1898 State Route 295
PO Box 34
Telephone: (518)781-4455
Fax: (518)781-4455
e-mail: canaanhighway@fairpoint.net

Daryl Schiffer, Highway Clerk

Standard hours: Monday through Friday: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Summer hours: Monday through Thursday: 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM

The Highway Supertintendent requests that "drivers give our crews a break" in constuction zones and maintenance areas.

Repairs in Progress:
SPECIAL NOTICE: The bridge on County Route 5 which spans Stony Kill between State Route 295 and the Town Hall is now back open to traffic. The County and Town would like to thank our residents for their patience in this matter, replacing a bridge built in 1930 with a newer, better version that will last even longer.

No repairs scheduled for this season

Other news:
The Highway Department has a staff that includes the Superintendent, four crew members and a clerk. The Department is responsible for the maintenance and safety of approximately fifty miles of Town roads including related infrastructure repairs and snow removal. The annual operating budget of the Highway Department is approximately $725 thousand or 60% of the Town's annual operating budget. The highway budget covers personnel, materials, and equipment costs plus an annual contribution to a capital fund for large equipment purchases.