Streets Division

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Larry Zurek, Streets Division Superintendent
Office: (815) 356-3614
Fax: (815) 356-3677

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The Streets Division manages, maintains, repairs and improves:

  • public streets
  • traffic control signs
  • parkways
  • parkway trees
  • public grounds and municipal buildings
  • annual spring and fall parkway tree planting programs
  • spring brush pickup
  • brush drop-off site (operated April – November)
  • parkway tree trimming
  • removal of storm damaged and diseased trees
  • mowing and maintenance of the City owned properties and right-of-ways
  • maintains Gypsy Moth mapping and inventory
  • maintains the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) inventory and awareness campaign within the City’s borders

The Streets Division is also responsible for the maintenance, repair, and snowplowing operations of:

  • over 175 centerline miles of public streets
  • 23 commuter and public parking lots containing over 1,400 parking spaces.