The Greene Highway Department is located at
202 Main Street in Greene, Maine.
Monday - Friday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
Monday-Thursday 6:00am - 4:30pm
If you have any questions contact
Highway Foreman Bobby Dulac at 946-5501.
drivers take all precautions to avoid striking mailboxes with the wing of the
plow. Below are some tips for mailbox placement to help reduce the chance of
damage during winter plowing:
Place reflective material
on the side of the box visible to approaching traffic, also, 4" high letters
to identify the address is recommended to assist emergency vehicles.
Mailbox post size must not
exceed 4" by 4" for a wooden post or 2" diameter for a steel pipe post for
roadside barrier safety. Posts that are more substantial in construction are
considered "deadly fixed objects" and are not permitted within the Town Way.
Mailboxes should be
installed at least 42 inches high to provide clearance for the plow wing as
shown in the picture on the right. We recommend the use of an extended arm
type of post with a free-swinging suspended mailbox as shown on the picture
This allows snowplows to
near or under boxes without damage to supports and provides easy access to the
boxes by carrier and customers. Below you will find a sketch showing the
recommended location for your mailbox. Placing the mailbox on the side of your
driveway away from approaching traffic will allow our driver to properly clear
the roadway and to get as close as possible to your mailbox to minimize the
amount of shoveling you will have to do to clear the mailbox for the postal
For uncurbed roadways set
the mailbox back at the far edge of the road shoulder to provide the maximum
possible roadway clearance. For curbed roads the face of the mailbox should be
8-12 inches back from the curb face.
participation and cooperation in complying with the above will be greatly
appreciated by your rural carrier, postal service and Town of Greene Highway
The Town will
not replace or reimburse for mailboxes, posts, ornate posts or granite posts,
etc., or existing mailboxes with rotted posts or in obvious poor existing
condition. State of Maine law views mailboxes as an encroachment in the public
way put there at the Owner's risk and municipalities are not legally liable for
any damage or repairs to mailboxes due to plowing operations.
Meet the Crew
Bobby Dulac, Highway Foreman
Gary Bedford, Asst Highway Foreman
Photo coming soon