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Covid-19 Update

Town Hall has reopened for in-person transactions by appointment only. These appointments will be for critical needs that can only be accomplished in-person. Drop-in visits will not be permitted. 

Town departments continue to operate, providing services to residents and businesses. Most transactions can be conducted via our website, by phone, email and postal mail. Please direct all Engineering Division related inquiries for service to be conducted via email to Duane Martin, Town Engineer, or via phone at 860-561-7540.

All Contractor License, Street Excavation Permit, and Driveway Permit documents, and related fees, should be submitted via mail:

Attn: Engineering Division
West Hartford, Town Hall
50 South Main Street, Room 204
West Hartford, CT 06107

Forms, applications, fee schedules and other information can be accessed by clicking on Permits.

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.


Road Advisories

The Town of West Hartford’s North Main Street Bridge Rehabilitation project is anticipated to start in January 2020 with preliminary work, which will allow the contractor to start major construction work in the spring of 2020. Project completion is expected in the summer of 2021.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) is announcing the scheduled closure of the I-84 westbound Exit 40 on-ramp at Ridgewood Road for a period of approximately six months. The ramp will be closed on Monday, April 5, 2021, and reopened on or before October 4, 2021. The closure and detour are necessary to facilitate construction and safety improvements to the I-84 westbound bridge over Ridgewood Road. More information can also be found at

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.

Frequently Asked Questions



Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Contact Information

West Hartford Town Hall
50 South Main Street, Room 204
West Hartford, CT 06107
Fax: 860-561-7551

Staff Directory

Duane Martin

Job Title: Acting Director of Community Development & Town Engineer
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7539

Greg Sommer

Job Title: Assistant Town Engineer
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7543

Alex Artemie

Job Title: Engineering Tech I
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7549

James Brennan

Job Title: Civil Engineer II
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7546

Mike Deegan

Job Title: Engineering Tech II
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7541

Chuck Guarino

Job Title: Civil Engineer II
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7544

Susan Rheaume

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7540

Dave Riordan

Job Title: Survey Crew Chief
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7548

Julie Viera

Job Title: Civil Engineer II
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7542

Zachariah Viereck

Job Title: Engineering Tech I
Phone Numbers:
Work: 860-561-7545