The highway department is responsible for paving and maintaining all Southampton Town roads. It runs the town's…More Adopt-a-Road program and issues permits for road openings, road usage for debris during a demolition and permits for the temporary obstruction of a highway. The department is also responsible for snow removal and picks up leaves twice a year from residences. Leaves must be loose or in biodegradable paper bags to be picked up. Plastic bags and leaves mixed with brush will be bypassed.