The Town Hall Parking Lot will be closed on Tuesday, March 19th, from 7am to noon.  Street parking is available and we anticipate the parking lot to re-open in the afternoon. In addition, the lower (basement) entrance to the Town Hall will be closed from 7am-noon. Please contact DPW for any questions 860-693-7863.

Where to Find Us

Canton Town Hall Canton Town Hall

P.O. Box 168
4 Market Street
Collinsville, CT 06022

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Highway Division

  • Eight (8) full-time employees
  • 70+ miles of roads and all of the infrastructure within
  • Maintenance including road re-surfing projects
  • Drainage repairs and maintenance of over 1,500 catch basins and piping
  • Signs related to streets, trails, parks and pedestrian safety
  • Winter plowing  
  • Street sweeping
  • Mowing
  • Tree removal and trimming
  • Maintenance of department equipment  

Winter plowing

Winter plowing and applying treated road salt are done by lane miles. There are currently 70+ miles of town roads. Trucks are divided into eight (8) major routes. Additionally, the Highway Department plows all school drives/parking lots, the Transfer Station and three (3) firehouses. The Parks Department plows Town Hall, Library/Community Center and the Police Department parking lots. The average time it takes to complete a single route one time is about 3 hours. This time will increase with the intensity of a storm. The Highway Foreman is in contact with the Superintendent of Schools at approximately 4:30 AM to discuss road conditions. On mornings when a possible icing condition exists, two (2) trucks are dispatched prior to busses leaving the bus garage to apply treated salt and plow off any snow/ice accumulation.

Contact Information

Tom Richardson
Foreman / Tree Warden

Dan Manyak
Maintainer / Mechanic