The Street Repair and Maintenance Program is responsible for maintaining 857 lane miles of main arterial streets and 8,610 residential blocks. The following efforts are used to minimize sub-grade water erosion, which breaks down streets:
The Street Repair and Maintenance Program is also responsible for:
- Grading and laying gravel on approximately 1,500 blocks of gravel alleys and 78 blocks of gravel residential streets
- More than 75,000 informational (street names, way-finding) and regulatory (stop, yield, speed limit) street signs.
- Repairing concrete streets
- Installing new ADA-compliant curb ramps to help all members of our community access services, necessities and amenities
- Rebuilding unsafe sidewalks adjacent to the City’s publicly-owned
The Street Operations Division’s asphalt plant also produces over 5,000 tons of asphalt per year. The City uses this material to repair City streets cost-effectively. The plant is currently undergoing a $300,000 retrofit that will allow staff to use recycled asphalt shingles and grindings to minimize waste and reduce asphalt oil needs.