Cattaraugus County Department of Transportation

Find Cattaraugus County New York department of transportation, highway, roads, and bridge departments. Transportation departments provide information on public transport, including road, highway and bridge traffic, conditions, closures, tolls and travel information.


Lyndon Highway Department 852 Lyndon Center Road Franklinville NY 14737 716-676-9928


Mansfield Highway Department 7629 Maples Road Little Valley NY 14755 716-699-2225

Otto Highway Department 8842 Otto-E Otto Road Cattaraugus NY 14719 716-257-3111

Salamanca Transportation Department 4474 New York 353 Salamanca NY 14779 716-945-4562

What is a Department of Transportation?

A department of transportation (DOT) is responsible for maintaining a safe and efficient transportation system. It maintains highway systems, roads, and bridges. It creates regulations to maintain roadways in the United States. At the federal level, it also helps manages time zones and Daylight Savings Time in the United States. By regulating and maintaining roadways, a department of transportation improves the quality of life for travelers.

These departments also remove snow from major roadways by plowing and applying ice melt. The department of transportation is responsible for providing grants for local departments to improve roads, bridges and other infrastructure. The department is also responsible for coordinating with the other main transportation agencies like the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA).