Public Works

Welcome to the Town of Washington Department of Public Works Web Page. The Public Works Department employs four full time employees and several part time plow & wing operators and Transfer Station attendants. We are located on South Main Street, (NH Rt. 31) approximately 2 miles south of Washington Center and 9 miles North of the Rt. 9 bypass.
The Public Works Department is responsible for all town road and bridge maintenance as well as the operation of the Washington Transfer Station.  Washington maintains approximately 12 miles of paved road and 30 miles of dirt roads.
Washington has a Director of Public Works appointed by the Board of Selectmen. This position is currently held by Ed Thayer.
The Department has a foreman, maintenance mechanic, and equipment operator. To learn more visit the Highway Department webpage
The Washington Transfer Station employs one full time manager and two part time attendants. Click the Transfer Station link for more information.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Larry Gaskell Public Works Foreman
Dave DeFosse
Brian Moser Public Works Equipment Operator
Ed Thayer Public Works Director