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Monday December 22nd
Street (Transportation) Division
Street Crew working on Street

Program Objective:  Maintain the City’s transportation system and improve public safety. Implement best management practices while performing operations to protect the surrounding environment.

 

Wish to Report a Pothole?

Kevin Hanks, Operations Street Supervisor
503.657.8241, e-mail

Crew:
Matt Powlison, Utility Maintenance Team Leader e-mail
Gabe Camacho
Jayson Thornberg
Wes Wilson
Si Norris
Jan Holmgren

System Details

  • 2009/10 Operations budget = $1.3 Million
  • Pavement Maintenance Utility Fee (PMUF)
  • 2009/10 PMUF budget = $700,000
  • Municipal Elevator
  • Miles of Streets:
    • 136 miles City
    • 13.5 miles County
    • 12.5 State (OR 99E and 213)
  • 49 signalized intersections
  • Local, neighborhood collector, collector, minor and major arterial classifications

Key Programs

  • Pavement Maintenance
  • Signage and pavement markings
  • Street lighting and signal maintenance
  • Routine roadside maintenance
  • Snow and ice response
  • Emergency response
  • City beautification and community involvement
  • Traffic management and safety
  • Transportation Advisory Committee

Traffic Management & Safety

  • Sign maintenance and production
  • Roadside barricade & guard rail installation and repair
  • Inclement weather operations
  • Fall leaf cleanup
  • Spill response & cleanup
  • Work with code enforcement
  • Parking meter installation and replacement
  • Rockfall removal/mud slide response

Public Works (General)

  • Respond to citizen concerns
  • Maintain/clean equipment
  • Facility maintenance
  • Construction inspection and observation
  • Development plan review
  • Public parking lot maintenance
  • Repair graffiti & other street vandalism
  • Safety meetings/training

Pavement Management

Roadside Maintenance

  • Painting curbs, crosswalks, stop bars, etc.
  • Roadside mowing/brush removal
  • Roadside litter
  • Gravel shoulders, grade gravel streets
  • Street sweeping
  • Remove illegally posted signs
  • Install and maintain new trash cans, benches, bicycle racks
  • Remove hazardous trees from the public right-of-way
  • Remove fallen limbs from roadway

City Beautification & Community Involvement

  • Clean steps & paths
  • Graffiti removal
  • Install event banners
  • Barricade installation and removal for parades and events
  • Christmas decorations
  • Install flower pots
  • Empty garbage cans
  • Median and street tree care
  • Coordinate street closures

Street Lighting & Signal Systems

Facts & Figures

Detention Tanks 37 (2 miles)
City Roads 128 miles
12 miles (State)
8 miles (County)
Sidewalks 135 miles
Right-of-Way Area 1,125 miles

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