Erin Highway Superintendent Roger Burlew, who is also president of the Chemung County Highway Superintendents Association, said town highway departments already cooperate with each other.
In the past, there was animosity between the towns and the Chemung County Public Works Department
, which is responsible for maintaining county roads, Burlew
"The problem has always been the relationship over the last 20 years has been strained.Everybody went their separate ways," he
said."That's why we're just a little squeamish.There's been some distrust in past years.
"We're excited about this.We just want to do what's best for our people," Burlew