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General Street Maintenance

Program Description
The general street maintenance program maintains curbs, gutters, sidewalks, signs, and pavement markings on City streets. Program goals are safe and smooth sidewalks and safe and efficient traffic circulation.

This program has three major activities:

  • General Street Maintenance
    Constructing new concrete curbs, gutters and sidewalks; repairing concrete curbs, gutters, and sidewalks; pruning street tree roots; installing and repairing dead end barriers, survey monument wells, parking meter posts, bus shelters, bus benches, and bike racks.
  • Pavement Marking Maintenance
    Installing and maintaining pavement markings, curb markings, and signs; repainting stop bars, parking tees, and "path of history" lines; periodically replacing thermoplastic school crosswalks; maintaining pavement markings in City parking lots.
  • Street Sign Maintenance
    Fabricating and installing standard traffic control signs; fabricating and installing special signs; installing disabled access signs as required by state codes.

See our Construction Zone for current projects.

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Pavement Maintenance Program

Program Description
The pavement maintenance program maintains the paved portion of all streets under City jurisdiction. Program goals are 1) smooth, safe, and clean street pavement and 2) efficient traffic flow. This program has four major activities:

  • Pavement Maintenance
    Maintaining serviceable street pavements and reconstructing failed sections; annually evaluating overall pavement condition and recommending locations for contract reconstruction, resurfacing, and resealing; paving existing streets to meet newly installed curbs and gutters; paving utility trenches; grading and oiling gravel streets and alleys; grading unimproved shoulders and applying herbicide to control weeds; installing asphalt berms in lieu of curbs.
  • Sweeping
    Sweeping and disposing of dirt and debris on City streets.
  • Solid Waste Disposal
    Collecting and disposing of waste collected from all Public Works maintenance activities; recycling excavated asphalt and concrete.
  • Safety Assurance
    Conducting safety meetings for streets programs as required by OSHA; installing traffic barricades for parades, Farmers Markets, accidents, and fires.

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Traffic Signal and Street Light Maintenance Program

Program Description
The signal and light maintenance program operates and maintains traffic signals and streetlights on City streets. Program goals are 1) safe and efficient traffic flow through intersections and 2) well-lighted streets and neighborhoods. This program has two major activities:

  • Traffic Signal Operations and Maintenance
    Paying a share of the operations and maintenance cost for state-owned traffic signals within the City; maintaining and repairing City traffic signals; eliminating obsolete telephone line connections between traffic signals.
  • Street Light Operations and Maintenance
    Paying a share of the operations and maintenance cost for state-owned streetlights within the City; maintaining and repairing City streetlights; coordinating the installation of streetlights according to adopted standards.

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Sidewalk & Parkway Strip Maintenance - Owner Responsibilities

Program Description
The Sidewalk & Parkway Maintenance program defines how sidewalks, parkway strips, curbs and gutters materials are to be maintained. Click here to read the full program description.

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