Welcome to the Shelter Island Highway Department
and Department of Public Works
           The Shelter Island Highway Department and Department of Public Works serves the community of Shelter Island with pride and professionalism.

    The Shelter Island Highway Department and the Department of Public Works offers a wide array of services for the citizens of Shelter Island. The Department is located at 34 North Menantic Road, Shelter Island. Office staff are available Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. 
Jay L. Card, Jr. is the Superintendent of Highways and the Commissioner of Public Works.

As the Superintendent of Highways, Jay works closely with community service clubs and organizations to help keep the island beautiful.  The following clubs/organizations are part of this continuing effort: The Shelter Island Garden Club, Friends of Trees, Shelter Island Country Club and many neighborhood associations.
Jay L. Card, Jr.
 34 N. Menantic Road
             P.O. Box 1000              
Shelter Island, New York 11964
Phone: 631-749-1090 * Fax: 631-749-0931
Office Hours: 8 am - 3 pm, Monday - Friday
Landfill Hours-7 days a week, 7:30 am - 6:00pm
Scale closes at 5:30 pm daily
Shelter Island Highway Department
Superintendent Updates
News Feed
Please be advised that the Shelter Island Highway Department will be offering the free paper shredding service at the Recycling Center on the Saturdays of Memorial Day and Columbus Day weekends. Please call the office at 631-749-1090 for more information.
During periods of snowfall, please keep cars off road shoulders to assist with plowing efforts
Goody Area open every day from 10 am - 12 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm
The Recycling Center will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day
Questions?  Call 631-749-1090
Highway Department

The Shelter Island Highway Department is responsible for a number of services and touches every area of Shelter Island.  We consist of Public Works and the Highway Department. Click on the Highway and Recycling tabs above to find out more! 



Department of Public Works
The Department of Public Works is responsible for all operations at The Shelter Island Recycling Center.