City of Crystal Lake Public Works Department
Larry Zurek, Street Division Superintendent
Office: (815) 356-3700 ext. 4019
Fax: (815) 356-3677
It is the responsibility of the Streets Division to manage, maintain, repair and improve the public streets, traffic control signs, parkways, parkway trees, public grounds, and municipal buildings in a manner consistent with City policy and regulatory agency requirements. The Division is responsible for the maintenance, repair and snowplowing operations of over 175 centerline miles of public streets, 21 commuter and public parking lots containing over 1,400 parking spaces and thousands of traffic control signs. In addition, the Streets Division is responsible for maintaining pavement markings, curb and gutter maintenance, pavement reconstruction, crack sealing, bituminous patching of existing streets, and parkway maintenance. The Streets Division is also responsible for the annual Fall and Spring parkway tree planting programs, Spring brush pickup, the brush drop-off site (operated April – November), parkway tree trimming and removal of storm damaged and diseased trees, and mowing and maintenance of the City owned properties and right-of-ways. Additionally, the Streets Division maintains Gypsy Moth mapping and inventory and the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) inventory and awareness campaign within the City’s borders.