Q: Which roads are under the jurisdiction of the Rockland County Highway Department (RCHD)?Example of a road sign (Route 80) of a County route.Example of a road sign (Route 29) of a County route.

A: Typically, roads under RCHD jurisdiction serve as the collector roads connecting local streets to state highways.  Each road is identified by a blue shield sign with route number in gold color.


Q: Where can I get a list of the roads under the jurisdiction of the RCHD?

A: You can get a list of all the roads under the jurisdiction of the RCHD using the following link.  You will also have the option of downloading a PDF version of the listing.

    RCHD Road Number Listing


Q: Where are you located?

A: We are located at 23 New Hempstead Road, New City, NY 10956.  Click here for driving directions to the Rockland County Highway Department.


Q: I want to file a complaint or service request to the Rockland County Highway Department, what should I do?

A: You can call 845-638-5060, email us at highway@co.rockland.ny.us or complete your Request For Service on-line using the Request for Service form.


Q: If the road is not under the jurisdiction of the RCHD, who should I contact?

A:  You need to contact your local municipality/town highway department or state highway/DOT. Click here to see a list of phone numbers for other highway departments in Rockland County.


Q: Do you maintain sidewalk or traffic signals?

A: No. Sidewalk and traffic signals maintenance are under the jurisdiction of the local municipality/town that you are in.  Click here for a list of phone numbers to contact if you are calling about problems with a sidewalk or traffic signal.


Q: Do you pick up dead animals?

A: Only if it is on a county highway and is not a dead cat or dead dog.  If it is not on a county highway, you need to contact your local municipality/town highway department or state highway/DOT. Click here to see a list of phone numbers for other highway departments in Rockland County.


Q: Do you perform tree/shrubbery trimming?

A: We will trim overgrown tree limbs or shrubbery only if they are causing a hazard to the public safety and is within the county highway right-of-way.


Q: Do you dig out the snow around the mailbox after plowing?

A: No.  Digging out the snow around the mailbox is the homeowner's responsibility.


Q: Do you replace a mailbox knocked over by snow plowing?

A: We will replace the mailbox with a generic mailbox or try to repair the existing mailbox as a courtesy.  You do have to report the incident either by calling the highway department 845-638-5060 or completing the Request For Service form on-line.