The Engineering Division evaluates and designs improvements to the Town's roadways, sidewalks, and traffic control systems (signs, signals, pavement markings).
The Engineering Division prepares surveys, design plans, specifications and cost estimates for proposed capital improvements which may include roadways, sidewalks, storm drainage, curbing, drainage culverts, bridges and traffic signals. In addition, the staff reviews plans for private development in conjunction with the Planning and Zoning Division.
Permits are issued by the Engineering Division for driveway replacements and modifications; excavations within the Right of Way; and connections to the Town's storm drainage system. Additional information, including about the online permit portal, can be found by clicking the Permits link at the right.
For Road Closures & Detours, please see the Town News page for the latest updates.
Construction and roadway Projects
Roadway construction information, Roadway repaying, Payment Conditions, Local Utility and State Projects.
Drainage & Storm Water Management
Storm Water Management, Annual report, Drainage Studies, Bridges and Culverts, CT DEEP General Permit, Education Resources, Report a problem.
Contractor Licensing, Driveway permits, Street Excavation Permits, Forms.
Standard Details, Specifications, Survey Books.
Transportation & Traffic
Bicycling, Complete Streets, Sidewalks, N. Main Road Diet Study, Street Calming Program
Frequently Asked Questions
Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
West Hartford Town Hall
50 South Main Street, Room 204
West Hartford, CT 06107