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Engineering Division

The Engineering Division is responsible for design and implementation of a variety of capital projects, such as road improvements, water and sewer improvements and repairs, and municipal building improvements.

In addition, the Division also reviews site and subdivision plans of new and proposed projects, and provides technical support to other City Departments.
Highway Division
The Highway Division performs the following functions:
  • Maintains all City streets and sidewalks.
  • Maintains municipal parks, playgrounds and recreation facilities.
  • Maintains all municipal buildings.
  • Maintains the City vehicle and equipment fleet.
  • Performs snow removal operations.
Parking and Transportation
Parking & Transportation is responsible for downtown public parking facilities; parking and traffic studies; operation, maintenance, collection and civilian enforcement of electronic parking meters; and also works with the Highway group on traffic issues.
Sewer Division
The Sewer Division performs the following functions in the areas of Portsmouth and Pease:
  • Maintains/Installs New Sewer Mains
  • Performs Catch Basin Cleaning

Water Division
The Water Division performs the following functions that includes the areas of Portsmouth, Newington, Rye, New Castle, Madbury and Pease:

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