Highway Division

Duties & Responsibilities
The Highway division of the DPW is responsible for:
  • Maintaining and repairing public roadways, storm drainage systems, sidewalks, street signs, traffic signs, traffic signals, public parking lots and guard rails.
  • Installing, repairing, and cleaning storm water catch basins
  • Removing roadside litter and brush
  • Maintaining traffic markings
  • Maintaining road and sidewalk safety in the winter by plowing and sanding
  • Cleaning the catch basin
  • Sweeping streets
  • Marking street traffic markers
Ashland Department of Public Works and the Ashland Police Department collaborate to set up a Traffic counter device on various streets over the year. This device records speeds of vehicles and number of vehicles on any given street.
Click here for a summary of the Traffic Data on the various streets.

Permits:
Note: NO ROAD OPENING PERMITS WILL BE ISSUED FOR WORK PRIOR TO APRIL 15 OF ANY CALENDAR YEAR, AND NO PERMITS WILL BE ISSUED FOR WORK THAT WILL NOT BE COMPLETE IN FULL BEFORE NOVEMBER 15th.

Click Here to print and fill out a Road Opening Permit.

Click Here to print and fill out a Trench Permit 
Snow and Ice Preparations

Mapsonline Forms - Under construction 
- A Form will be available to Ashland residents to request Trench Permits.
-A Form will be available to Ashland residents to request Road Opening Permits.

-A Form will be available to Ashland residents to report a Pothole / street damage.

-A Form will be available to Ashland residents to report a Street Light repair.

-A Form will be available to Ashland residents to report a General Complaint.