Streets and Stormwater Operations
Streets and Stormwater Operations is responsible for street infrastructure and network maintenance, and stormwater conveyance system maintenance. The City’s street system includes over 8,100 lane miles of streets and over 400 bridges. The City’s Stormwater System includes over 1,000 miles of underground pipe, approximately 230 miles of engineered drainage channel, approximately 30,000 drainage inlets and numerous other drainage facilities such as detention basins and bar ditches. The Streets and Stormwater Operations Division also oversees right-of-way for the permitting and inspection of work by private entities within City right-of-way, coordination of the Department-wide asset management program, coordination of updates and improvements to design standards, and construction contracting processes for City infrastructure projects.