Public Works & Roads Information

Department Services

The Public Works & Highway Department maintains 151 miles of scenic roads in the Town of Rome.  The Highway Department fulfills its responsibilities to maintain the safety and convenience of Town roads by performing both general and winter maintenance.

General maintenance includes the following:  patching, shoulder maintenance, vegetation control, signing, and traffic control.  Winter maintenance includes the application of sand and salt, plowing and shoveling snow.

Additionally, the department also oversees the Transfer Site, all Town parks, Dyracuse Recreational Area, Spring Branch and New Rome Cemeteries and the Rome Town Center.

Advertisement for Bids and Request for Proposals (RFP) Materials:

The Town of Rome is currently accepting bids for the below projects.  Please click on the respective project to see bidding specifications and contact information for questions.

NEWS RELEASE
June 24, 2022
For more information, contact: Brad Martinson, Town of Rome Public Works Director, 715-325-8017, martinson@romewi.com

Public involvement for Apache Avenue Pavement Replacement project from 8th Ave to 10th Ave, Town of Rome, Adams County

The proposed improvement being considered is a pavement replacement level improvement consisting of pulverizing of the existing asphalt pavement and resurfacing with 3.5” asphaltic pavement. The roadway will be closed to through traffic with an access to the affected properties. Access to adjacent properties and for first responders will be maintained during construction. Brief interruptions in access may occur temporarily at driveways. The contractor will be required to notify homeowners prior to construction.

The improvement project is scheduled for 2023 construction.

The public is encouraged to provide input and ask questions concerning this project.

TOWN OF ROME
ROAD IMPROVEMENT PLAN
2022-2026

2022

  • Replace culvert, 4” Base course, pulverize and pave 2.5” 9th Ave from Akron Drive to CTH D; project Length – 1.0 miles Estimated $250,000.00
  • Base course, pulverize and pave Squire Court. Project Length  - .2 miles. Estimated $38,000.00
  • Base course, pulverize and pave East Court. Project Length  - .3 miles. Estimated $65,000.00
  • Base course, pulverize and pave Lilac Trail. Project Length  - .3 miles. Estimated $63,000.00
  • Crack fill and chip seal. Twin Lakes Trail and 16th Ave. Project Length - 1.2 miles. Estimated $30,000.00
  • Continue work with neighboring municipalities & County on improved drainage methods along Town roads
  • Maintain gravel roads with grading and overlay of materials where necessary
  • Complete routine maintenance on Town roads, including wedging sinkholes as needed on Town roads

Total road improvement – 4.2 miles. Estimated cost of $446,000.00

2023

  • Base course, pulverize and pave Meadow Lane from Badger Ave to Campfire Rd  - .45 miles
  • Base course, pulverize and pave Campfire Rd from Meadow Lane to CTH Z  - .1 miles
  • Resurface Canterbury Court from termini to West Queens Way  - .2 miles
  • Base course, pulverize and pave Locust Trl from 15th Ave to Termini - .25 miles
  • Base course, pulverize and pave Apache Circle from 13th Ave to termini - .70 miles
  • Chip Seal Juniper Trl, Magnolia Trl, 17th Dr from 17th Ave to Badger Ave, Westwind Trl, Salisbury Ct, Kings Herald Ct, Iverness Ct, Gifford Ct, Axminister Ct
  • Work with neighboring municipalities & County on improved drainage methods
  • Maintain gravel roads with grading and overlay of materials where necessary
  • Chip sealing and crack filling
  • Complete routine maintenance on Town roads, including wedging sinkholes as needed on Town roads

2024

  • Remove stumps, base course, pulverize and pave Regal Forest Trail
  • Base course, pulverize and pave Archer Ave from 15th Avenue to CTH Z
  • Base course, pulverize and pave Valley Trail
  • Chip Seal
  • Continue work with neighboring municipalities & County on improved drainage methods along Town roads
  • Maintain gravel roads with grading and overlay of materials where necessary
  • Chip sealing and crack filling
  • Complete routine maintenance on Town roads, including wedging sinkholes as needed on Town roads

2025

  • Base course, pulverize and pave Apache Avenue from 9th Drive to 8th Avenue
  • Base Course, pulverize and pave 15th Avenue from Apache Avenue to Rain Dance Trail
  • Continue work with neighboring municipalities & County on improved drainage methods along Town roads
  • Maintain gravel roads with grading and overlay of materials where necessary
  • Chip sealing and crack filling
  • Complete routine maintenance on Town roads, including wedging sinkholes as needed on Town roads

2026

  • Base course, pulverize and pave Aspen Ave from CTH Z to 16th Ave
  • Base course, pulverize and pave Aldwich Ct from Apache Ave to termini
  • Base course, pulverize and pave Highland Place and 16th Lane
  • Chip Sealing and crack filling
  • Work with neighboring municipalities & County on improved drainage methods along Town roads
  • Maintain gravel roads with grading and overlay of materials where necessary
  • Complete routine maintenance on Town roads, including wedging sinkholes as needed on Town roads