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Division of Streets

601 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44101

P: 216.664.2510
F: 216.664.2593
Weekdays 8 am- 5 pm
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Street Repair

216.664.2510 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This program provides road maintenance services in order to eliminate hazardous conditions and extend the life of newly resurfaced streets in order to save taxpayer money. It provides for the repair of utility openings, the repair of pot holes, sealing of surface cracks in the street, and the maintenance of brick streets.  -more on potholes

Street Cleaning

216.664.2510 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This Division of Streets promotes a clean appearance and provides safe road conditions by cleaning streets and removing litter.

Illegal Dumping

216.664.DUMP or 216.664.3867 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Contractors, haulers and individuals dump tons of debris and hazardous waste in vacant lots, abandoned homes, roadsides and alleys. The city has a list of steps individuals may take to protect their health and environment and perhaps earn a monetary reward.

Snow Removal and Emergencies

216.664.2510 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

When snowfall reaches at least one half inch, the Division of Streets begins plowing and salting main streets. Clearing of residential streets is determined by weather conditions and forecasts. Generally, an accumulation above two inches involves salting and plowing, and less accumulation involves salting only. -more

Graffiti Removal Program

On City-owned buildings, roads, guardrails, bridges and docks: 216.661.2510 - Weekdays 7 am to 3:30 pm
On Recreation Pools/Pool Houses: 216.420.8200 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This program ensures removal of city-wide graffiti by City employees and volunteers. It enforces anti-graffiti ordinances and educates the public, especially children and community groups about the negative aspects of graffiti.

Guard Rail Repair

216.664.2510  - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This program is charged with protecting the public through guard rail repair on the city's streets and highways.

Department of Public Works
Michael E. Cox, Director
500 Lakeside Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

P: 216.664.2485
F: 216.664.4086
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