Street and Sewer Department

The Street Division of the Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining and repairing approximately 167 center-line miles of streets in the City.

Everyday operations include sign maintenance, street sweeping and repairing small sized roadway and sewer failures, including:

  • Crack sealing
  • Potholes
  • Concrete and asphalt repairs
  • Cleaning, repairing and televising storm and sanitary sewers
  • Retro reflectivity requirements for Sign Maintenance
  • Repairing gravel roads and alleys
  • Flood control when necessary
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Typical duties change with every season:

  • Spring – Street and alley repairs following the freeze / thaw damage that follows winter weather and crack sealing 
  • Summer - Street construction, concrete repairs, asphalt repairs and painting traffic markings and school zones. 
  • Fall - Crack sealing, concrete repair, storm sewer vacuuming and street sweeping
  • Winter - Snow and ice control, pothole patching and crack sealing as weather permits.  
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Additional information:
Our normal hours are from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. For more information please dial (319) 753-8119; after hours you can contact the Burlington Police Department non-emergency number at (319) 753-8366.  

Contact Us

  1. Public Works
    3510 Division Street
    Burlington, Iowa 52601

    Ph: (319) 753-8119
    Fx: (319) 753-8166

    7:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Chris Clements

    Operations Manager

    Amiee Egan
    Street & Sewer Dept Administrative Assistant

    Jim Capps
    Lead Foreman

    Greg Johnson
    Lead Foreman