Nelson Hawkins, Deputy Highway Superintendent
- PHONE: (315)564-6147
- FAX: (315)564-7379
Roads and Right of Way : The Highway Department is finding obstructions in the Town’s right of way that are not permitted . Planting trees ,rocks ,fencing are not permitted in the Town’s Right of Way . Please do not place such items in the right of way as they are subject to being removed by the Highway Department . The Right of Way is usually 14 feet from the edge of the pavement on either side of the road .
Winter Parking Rules: in effect from November 1st – April 1 St. : No parking on any road or highway between the hours of 1 A.M. and 6 A.M. This will allow road crews to safely and effectively plow and maintain roads .
Snowplows & Driving : When the snow comes please allow extra driving time .Clear all snow from your vehicle including headlights and tail lights . Give plow drivers plenty of room to do their job of snow removal .Cars are not always visible especially up close to the rear of the plow trucks . Give them space . Please be smart and safe this coming snow season .
Snow Removal and Placement: Another snow reminder : New York Vehicle and Traffic Law and New York State Highway Law prohibit depositing any snow upon the highway or its shoulders .This includes pushing snow across a highway or into a cul-de- sac .If you must do so be sure to clean up the area when finished and leave it safe for motorist .
Snow Plows & Mailboxes : Mailboxes may accidently be hit and knocked down by the plow drivers .Mailboxes are located in the Town’s Right of Way and the Town is not legally responsible for damage to them . Mailbox replacement is done as a courtesy by the Town of Hannibal as authorized by the Town Council . Specialty mailboxes are not replaced with the same. We supply a standard metal mailbox with either a metal or wooden post for the upright . The boxes are replaced as time permits .
Daniel Mahaney, Superintendent of Highways
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