Town of Cornwall
Highway & Sanitation

 

 

 

 

HOLIDAY PICKUP SCHEDULE:

The Highway and Sanitation Departments will be closed on  Wednesday, June 19, 2024 in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day. 

There will be no recycling or yard waste pickups on that day.

 Both will have to be held for pick up the following Wednesday, June 26 2024.

Any questions or concerns please call the Highway Dept. @ 845.534.2171, sorry for any inconvenience.

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Tom Gschwind

Superintendent

Beezer Hand
Office Administrator

Phone: (845) 534-2171
Fax: (845) 534-2901

Mailing Address:
Highway and Sanitation
183 Main Street
Cornwall, NY 12518

Office:
1880 Route 32
Mountainville, NY 10953

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Welcome to Highway & Sanitation

The Cornwall Highway Department is responsible for and maintains over 42 miles of roadway and 6.6 miles of sidewalk in the Town. In addition, the Highway Department provides winter maintenance on 12.5 miles of County roads in the Town of Cornwall.

In addition to winter maintenance, the Department engages in various types of road maintenance which consists of pothole patching, crack filling, oil/chip resurfacing, roadside mowing, street sweeping, guide rail replacement, tree removal and brush control.

The Highway Superintendent is also responsible for the Town’s Sanitation Department. This Department services approximately 3,300 residents, five apartment complexes and 30 commercial pick-ups in the following ways:

  • Twice weekly pick-up of household trash
  • Every week pick-up for single stream recycling
  • Every other week for pick-up of brush and yard waste
  • Bulk pickup arranged by calling Highway Department


Single Stream Recycling Information: Download Link

To receive Highway or Sanitation service or information, including how to obtain a Highway Work Permit, call or fax the Highway Superintendent’s office. 

In the event of an emergency after hours, weekends or holidays the Highway Department can be reached through the Town of Cornwall Police Department at 845-534-8100.


 

 

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