Summer Road Maintenance
The following services are typically delivered from May-October:
Grading and Shouldering: Gravel roads are graded about 4 times per year, and arterial roads are shouldered about 3 times per year.
Dust Control: Calcium Chloride is applied to gravel roads during May-June.
Patching: Hot or cold mix materials are used in patching potholes, depressions, and edges.
Weed Control: Roadside weeds like poison ivy are destroyed with spray from May-August.
Roadside Mowing: Roadside grass is cut back 6 feet from the shoulder in June.
Brushing and Ditching: These activities take place on selected lengths of roadway when needed.
Street Sweeping: Streets in urban areas are swept regularly as required.
Parking Lots: Municipal parking lots are kept swept and are painted in May-June.
Sidewalks: Sidewalks are repaired as needed until reconstruction takes place.