SYLVANIA TOWNSHIP ROAD DEPARTMENT HOME 
4927 N. Holland-Sylvania Rd.
Sylvania, OH 43560
419-882-0031
 
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Public Works Manager, Gregory W. Huffman

   
On behalf of our employees from the Road Department and Service Department, I hope you find the following information useful and thank you for visiting our website.
 
As Public Works Manager for the Township and over 33 years of Public Sector experience, Greg manages the activities of maintenance and improvements for the road department, cemetery, public right of ways, and fleet maintenance. Previously Greg worked for the City of Sylvania Street Department and the Ohio Department of Transportation. 
 

Committee Memberships Include: 
  • Lucas County Storm Water Action Group
  • Floodplain Management, Ohio
  • American Public Works Association - Northwest Ohio Branch
  • Lucas County Township Road Department Association

Education:

  • Graduate from the University of Toledo, Engineering College with a  Bachelor Degree in Construction Engineering.
  • 30-Hour OSHA Course
Military:
  • Sergeant Major (Retired) in the Ohio Army National Guard - Jan 2, 1980 to Mar 31, 2014.
  • Deployed to Afghanistan
  • Served with the 16th Engineer Brigade and currently assigned to Ohio Joint Force Headquarters.
  • ESSAYONS!

 
TOWNSHIP ROADWAY FACTS:
Area in square miles   21.26
Township miles (Residential streets)      130.65
County miles (Primary streets)   30.81
State miles (State routes)     10.29
Interstate miles      3.51
Total Mileage 174.73

Sylvania Township Road Department provides several types of maintenance services such as; snow removal, traffic signs, storm sewers, right of ways, road repair, roadside mowing, and leaf pickup.  Please report damaged traffic signs to 419-882-0031, ext. 1503.  The Township Road Department maintains Township residential roads.  
The Ohio Department of Transportation (419-825-1383) maintains the interstate system and state highways such as:
Alexis Rd     Monroe St     Central Ave           Reynolds Rd
The Lucas County Engineers Office (419-213-4540) maintains main arterial roads such as:
Bancroft Rd Brint Rd Centennial Rd Crissey Rd
Flanders Rd Herr Rd Holland Sylvania       Sylvania Ave 
Laskey Rd McCord Rd Mitchaw Rd
King Rd        Talmadge          Sylvania-Metamora   
Road Department
Personnel
  • The Road Department consists of:
  • Public Works Manager
  • Road Foremen
  • 7-Utility Workers
  • Building Maintenance
  • All road department personnel have completed the 10-Hour OSHA Construction Course, ODOT Snow & Ice Control Course, and won trophies recognizing their equipment operator skill sets while competing in the Ohio Department of Transportation equipment rodeo challenges.  
Equipment
The road department consists of 70-piece fleet inventory that includes eight (8) heavy duty dump trucks, four (4) light duty dump trucks, seven (7) leaf loaders, two (2) backhoe tractors and numerous other pieces of equipment valued at $935,000.
 
Service Department
Personnel
  • The Service Department consists of:
  • Service Manager
  • 3-Mechanics
  • One of our mechanics has secured a Master Technician Certificate from the Emergency Vehicle Technician Certification Commission.
  • All mechaincs have completed the ODOT Snow & Ice Control Course and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certificates.
Equipment
The Service Department performs timely repairs to all Township vehicles and equipment for the Road, Police, and Fire Departments valued at $4,400,000.  Proper maintenance will ensure the longevity of our capital equipment investments and provide reliable service to our community.  Various types of equipment such as a plasma cutter, welders, grinders, diagnostic meters, scan-type machines, and overhead cranes, are utilized to perform these tasks.  
 
Thank you for your interests and visiting the Sylvania Township Road Department website.
 
 
 

 
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