The combined Streets and Sewer Division stays busy maintaining and cleaning streets, providing snow removal, maintaining sanitary, storm and combination sewer system and maintaining the City Street Sign Program. Maintaining the street system consists of patching potholes, spot pavement repairs, crack sealing street cracks, maintaining all street signage, annually painting and striping streets along with street cleaning 4 to 6 times annually. Sewer maintenance consists of jetting or cleaning sewers, televising problem areas, vac cleaning combination-storm sewer inlets and making spot repairs to the sewer system including manholes and inlets.
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
- 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