The Streets Maintenance Division provides pavement condition inspection, pavement maintenance, sidewalk uplift/trip hazard repair, alley maintenance, street sweeping, weed abatement, creek, and storm drain inspections and maintenance, and many other services.
The Public Works Department maintains a Pavement Management Program (PMP) that is updated every five years. The most recent citywide pavement condition inspection was performed in 2020. City engineers, the Streets Maintenance Division and contractors are implementing this five-year plan to maintain the city’s roadways.
The Public Works Department sweeps about 420 curb miles of city streets. The Streets Maintenance Division provides street sweeping to all arterials, collectors and residential roadways on a quarterly basis, at minimum. Contact the Streets Maintenance Division at 916-461-6722 to request street sweeping of spills or excessive debris.
Storm Drain Cleaning
The Streets Maintenance Division operates and maintains an extensive storm drainage system, including 190 miles of pipe, 23 miles of natural drainage channels and creeks, 30 flood control and/or water quality detention basins, and more than 200 outfalls to creeks and rivers. The storm drains are inspected and cleaned between May and October of each year.