Public Works

Please contact the Selectmen’s Office when safety or maintenance concerns arise. Call 860-376-5880. Please leave a message if office is closed- messages are checked. Email thanson@voluntown.gov or jzelinsky@voluntown.gov at any time. 

The Voluntown Department of Public Works is responsible for maintaining town roads, snow removal, and the upkeep of town vehicles. The Public Works crew also assists in the maintaining of town property, including the school and recreation areas.

All roads in the town are maintained by The Department of Public Works with the exception of State Roads routes 49, 138, 165, which are maintained by CT DOT Occum Office at (860) 823-3204

Public Works News

Week of 9/23/19

  • Road side mowing will be taking place on Wylie School Road and Sheteucket Turnpike this week.
  • Plow Bids, Salt/Sand Bids, and Fuel Bids are all due to the Selectmen’s Office by 6PM Tuesday, September 24th.
  • Paving of Laurel Drive and the curbing on Wilson Rd is supposed to start this week. We are waiting for confirmation from the paving company.
  • We welcome our newest Public Works Laborer employee, Jeff Laney, who started on September 3. Jeff has extensive experience in landscaping and we are glad to have him has part of our team.

Voluntown Public Works recognized for Excellence in Quality of Pavement Placed in Connecticut by the Connecticut Asphalt & Aggregate Producers Association, INC! Congratulations!


State Forest Access Road Closure on Hell Hollow Dec 17-24th

The State Forest throughway on Hell Hollow will be closed by the State Monday through Friday December 17-24 due to tree trimming. Posted on December 14, 2018

Public Works Garage Update

Public Works Garage began construction on April 1, 2019.