Street Maintenance Division
Street Maintenance is responsible for maintaining approximately 1,200 lane miles of city streets and 38 bridge structures. Maintenance includes crack sealing, overlaying, pothole repairs, roadside ditches, large street repairs, road base repairs, sweeping, replacement of damaged or undersized crossroad culverts, trash and brush clean up, placement of barricades, removal of snow and ice, maintenance of sand and salt stockpiles, and painting of center and edge lines, crosswalks, school crossings, stop bars and turn lanes, parking stalls and City parking lots. Also included is the maintenance and installation of street name signs, traffic control signs, advisory signs, hazard signs and guardrails. Staff includes the Street Maintenance Superintendent, Dispatcher, six Maintenance Supervisors, three Assistant Foremen, eight Heavy Equipment Operators, thirteen Light Equipment Operators, five Sign & Marking Technicians and seven Construction Aides. They are located at the Central Garage and the Sign Shop on Crysler Avenue.