Street Division

    The Columbia Public Works Street Division is responsible for street and sidewalk maintenance and repair as well as storm response.

    ROAD REPAIR

    Pothole Repair

    The Street Division repairs potholes on City Streets. 

    Road Buckle Response

    A road buckle is a rapidly occurring breech in the pavement as a result of heat and moisture under the surface. 

    Bridge Repair

    Engineering staff coordinate the repair of bridges and post signs whenever there may be an issue with a bridge in need of repair. 
     

    STORM RESPONSE

    Road Hazards Severe weather such as a tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, ice or heavy winds may cause trees or other debris to fall into the roadway. 
    Winter Weather Policies and procedures relating to snow and ice response are available at CoMoSnow.com.
     

    TRAFFIC MAINTENANCE

     Street Signs  Street Division repairs and replaces missing and damaged signs. Residential street signs are produced on site. 
     Traffic Signals  The Traffic Division is responsible for setting and calibrating traffic signals on City streets. The Street Division provides maintenance support. 
     Crosswalk Signals  The Traffic Division is responsible for setting and calibrating crosswalk signals on City streets. The Street Division provides maintenance support.
    Lane Striping   The Street Division supports the Traffic Division and other City departments with lane striping maintenance as necessary.
      Bicycle Lanes    The Street Division supports the Traffic Division , Getabout Columbia and other City departments with the bike lane maintenance as necessary.
     

    STREET & SIDEWALK 
    MAINTENANCE / CONSTRUCTION

    Maintenance/Construction

    While much of the construction and pavement maintenance performed on Columbia trails, streets and sidewalks is contracted out to private vendors and coordinated by Public Works engineering staff, the Street Division also participates in construction and in the Pavement Management  program as necessary.

     

    ROUTINE MAINTENANCE

    Street Sweeping

    Street Division staff maintain over 500 miles of streets including mechanical and manual street sweeping. Downtown streets are swept on a nightly basis during the week.

     Mowing Street Division staff maintain over 500 miles of streets including mowing of public right-of-ways. Spring and summer are peak mowing seasons.
     
     

    Online Reporting Forms

    You may use one of these forms to report a road or sidewalk issue or email pubw@como.gov.

     

     

            Contact Public Works
            (573) 874-2489

            pubw@como.gov
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