In 2006, Bruce Berry and the Dept. of Public Works presented a comprehensive Road Surface Management Plan for the town of Amherst to the Selectmen.
On October 27, 2008, the Road Funding Analysis Committee gave a comprehensive report to the Board of Selectmen. Their research included three general areas consisting of Road Conditions, Funding & Finance and Public Information. Their Power Point Presentation can be found below.
On January 11, 2010, the Board of Selectmen voted unanimously to adopt a list of 52 roads as their project to be incorporated in the road reconstruction bond on Warrant Article 22. The total miles are 22.9 and the total feet are 120,954.
A short history of Amherst’s roads past and present written by Bill Overholt, Chairman of the Road Commission is found below.