Street

The Street Department oversees all operations responsible for 600+ lane miles, including determining maintenance requirements, patching, sweeping and snow removal, 22 miles of river bank, mowing of city lots and right of ways, and maintenance of trails system. Determine quantities of consumables required and order (i.e. salt, sand, gravel, and cutting edges ECT). Coordinate all contract operations conducted for the department. Responsible for department budget from planning stage to ensuring funds are managed properly. Determine equipment needs and ensure they are addressed during budget process. Coordinate mosquito spraying operations with USAF AFRC. Schedule shifts and on-call. Respond to citizen complaints and request.

Positions that operate under the Street department are Foremen, Equipment Operators, and Seasonal Staff. These positions are generally responsible for day-to-day operations and supervision of operators. Sweeping, patching, snow removal, utility locates, mowing operations, maintenance of river banks and dead loops, assign operators to duties as required. Conduct safety meetings. Ensure equipment is ready for each season as required. This department also maintains street sweeping, road patching, snow removal, mowing, tree trimming, and debris removal from dead loops, clean ditches, thaw catch basins and manholes. 

The Street Department has approximately 110 pieces of equipment that have daily maintenance needs that also fall under the responsibility of the Street Department employees. Employees also operate On-call as scheduled. 

Street Sweeping Schedule

Sweeping Schedule for 2018 (Broadway and Burdick are the dividing lines for quadrants)

During the week of April 23rd through the 27th, sweeping crews will be working over night to sweep major roadways (Broadway, Burdick, etc.) as well as islands, medians, and underpasses. There is a gap in the schedule to make way for the City Wide Cleanup week beginning May 14th.

April 30 - May 11........North West Quadrant
May 21 - June 1.........South West Quadrant
June 4 - June 15........South East Quadrant                                                                                                                                               
June 18 - June 29......North East Quadrant

Daily Sweeper Updates:

Update May 21, 2018 8:55 a.m.
Street sweepers moved into the south west quadrant this morning. They will be working in Zone M today.

Update May 10, 2018 12:30 p.m.
Sweepers are still working through Zones B and P. The plan is to finish up in these zones tomorrow, at which time they will move into Zone N.


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snow removal zones

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Additional Information
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