About the Department
The Street Department provides maintenance and repair for the streets of the City of Russellville. Functions of the department include:
Duties & Responsibilities
- Street resurfacing
- Repair and construction of sidewalks and curbs
- Snow removal
- Street sweeping
In addition, the department provides care and maintenance of trees in the public right-of-way, in order to safeguard against accidents, and help keep our city trees looking their best. Whether patching roads or building sidewalks, the Street Department strives to make transportation smooth and easy.
This department also works to assure the movement of emergency vehicles during storm periods, to protect the public from rapidly flowing water or flash floods, and to minimize losses and property damage resulting from uncontrolled storm water runoff. This is accomplished through scheduled ditch cleanouts, tile jettings and culvert installations. The department is constantly working towards drainage improvements for the City of Russellville.
This department is on call 24 hours a day to assist in emergencies or storm situations.
Public Service Requests
Public Works responds to numerous public service requests
each year. These requests include street and drainage problems, traffic signal or sign problems, and other maintenance issues.