Public Works & Roads Information

Department Services

The Public Works & Highway Department maintains 151 miles of scenic roads in the Town of Rome.  The Highway Department fulfills its responsibilities to maintain the safety and convenience of Town roads by performing both general and winter maintenance.

General maintenance includes the following:  patching, shoulder maintenance, vegetation control, signing, and traffic control.  Winter maintenance includes the application of sand and salt, plowing and shoveling snow.

Additionally, the department also oversees the Transfer Site, all Town parks, Dyracuse Recreational Area, Spring Branch and New Rome Cemeteries and the Rome Town Center.

Advertisement for Bids and Request for Proposals (RFP) Materials:

The Town of Rome is accepting Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide architectural/design services for the bandshell/restrooms/pavilion in the Rome Town Center Park. The specifications for the bandshell/restrooms/pavilion can be found here.

The deadline to submit a sealed RFP is November 6, 2020; 12:00 PM CST.  RFP materials are to be submitted to Brad Martinson, Director of Public Works, 1156 Alpine Drive, Nekoosa, WI 54457.  Questions concerning the RFP should be referred to Brad Martinson at 715-325-8017. Bids will be opened at 12:15 PM on November 6, 2020. The Town reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to accept the proposal most advantageous to the Town, even if that proposal is not the lowest in cost.

 

TOWN OF ROME
ROAD IMPROVEMENT PLAN
2021-2025

2021

  • Resurface Fiesta Drive from 8th Avenue to Oak Drive, improving structural strength and drainage; project length .46 miles.
  • Crack fill, GSB seal, pavement marking all Rome Town Center Roads; project length - 1.2 miles.
  • Crack fill and chip seal 10th Avenue from Apache Avenue to Long Bow Court; project length - .22 miles.
  • Chip seal Knight Shield Way; project Length - .97 miles.
  • Pulverize and pave Akron from STH 13 to the east 2 miles; project length: 2 miles.
  • Base course, pulverize and pave East Court, Bromley Court and Bromley Way; project length - .88 miles.
  • Remove pavement, prep and pave Lions Tail Court Project Length - .06 miles
  • Work with neighboring municipalities & County on improved drainage methods along Town roads.
  • Maintain gravel roads with grading and overlay of materials where necessary.
  • Complete routine maintenance on Town roads, including wedging sinkholes as needed.

Total road improvement – 5.79 miles. Estimated cost of $540,000.00

2022

  • Resurface Canterbury Court and Earl Court from termini to West Queens Way.
  • Base course, pulverize and pave 9th Avenue from Akron Drive to CTH D.
  • Continue work with neighboring municipalities & County on improved drainage methods along Town roads.
  • Maintain gravel roads with grading and overlay of materials where necessary.
  • Chip sealing and crack filling.
  • Complete routine maintenance on Town roads, including wedging sinkholes as needed.

2023

  • Base course, pulverize and pave Archer Avenue from 15th Avenue to CTH Z.
  • Work with neighboring municipalities & County on improved drainage methods.
  • Maintain gravel roads with grading and overlay of materials where necessary.
  • Chip sealing and crack filling as needed.
  • Complete routine maintenance on Town roads, including wedging sinkholes as needed.

2024

  • Remove stumps, base course, pulverize and pave Regal Forest Trail.
  • Base course, pulverize and pave Meadow Lane, Valley Trail, Campfire Road and Wedgewood Trail from 13th Ave to Hazard Trail.
  • Continue work with neighboring municipalities & County on improved drainage methods along Town roads.
  • Maintain gravel roads with grading and overlay of materials where necessary.
  • Chip sealing and crack filling as needed.
  • Complete routine maintenance on Town roads, including wedging sinkholes as needed.

2025

  • Wedge and overlay Apache Ave from 9th Drive to 8th Avenue.
  • Base Course, pulverize and pave 15th Avenue from Apache Avenue to Rain Dance Trail.
  • Continue work with neighboring municipalities & County on improved drainage methods along Town roads.
  • Maintain gravel roads with grading and overlay of materials where necessary.
  • Chip sealing and crack filling as needed.
  • Complete routine maintenance on Town roads, including wedging sinkholes as needed.