Highway Department

Department Overview

Our Village Highway Department is the engine that drives our community. The Village has approximately 150 miles of road in its 36 square mile boundary, and they are actively maintained by three road crew workers, our mechanic, and Public Works Supervisor.

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A diversified, well-balanced transportation system is a major factor in the growth of a community. The road transportation system exists to move people, goods, and services both through and within the community. Richfield’s transportation system consists of Village subdivision streets, arterial roads, county trunks, and state highways.


Other functions of the Highway Department include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Curb repair and maintenance
  • Equipment and vehicle maintenance
  • Forestry (park and street trees)
  • Maintenance of all village buildings and grounds
  • Road resurfacing and construction projects
  • Snow and ice control / removal
  • Storm sewer, ditch, and right of way maintenance
  • Street sweeping and shouldering
  • Traffic signs and markings maintenance
  • Weed control and turf maintenance

Village Traffic Map East (PDF)

Village Traffic Map West (PDF)

Richfield Accident Severity Crash Map 2018-2022

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    Brett Thicke

    Department of Public Works Supervisor
    Phone: (262) 628-2260 Ext. 118