Highway Department

Road Agent

Prescott Trafton: Shop 835-2428  Cell 209-3899

Email: prescotttrafton@comcast.net

596 Forest Road

The Road Agent and his crew are responsible for the maintenance of Alstead's roads and other town properties.

The Alstead Highway Department provides essential services to the residents of Alstead in a prompt, courteous, safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. 

The Town has 64.87 miles of paved and dirt roads, about 16.92 miles of road are not maintained. Maintenance responsibilities include the repair and upkeep of all Town roads and streets, street signs, all surface and subsurface drainage systems, repairing or replacing culverts, clearing ditches. Posting of load limits and road closings, winter maintenance (snow removal, salting and sanding) to provide for safe vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

The Town does not maintain state roadways. You must call the NH DOT District 4 Office at 603-352-2302 for those services.

Summer hours are Monday through Thursday from 6:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.


Vehicles Whose Gross Weight Is



Gross weight of Vehicle and Load is Limited to the Product of 300 pounds Times 

the Sum of the Inches of Width of All Tires.

Vehicles Whose Gross Weight Exceeds 6 Tons are Prohibited the

Use of This Highway Until Further Notice.​​​​

Per Order: Alstead Select Board

Ditching Material Request
Please note: material could contain glass, metal, wood, hazardous waste, needles, invasive plants, etc.

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