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Streets
The Street Department is responsible for maintaining approximately 560 lane miles plus an additional 262 center lane miles of roadway and 60 miles of alleys. Staff consists of a Director of Public Works, an Assistant Director, a secretary, and 15 street workers

Duties include:
  • concrete repair
  • crack sealing
  • guardrails & concrete barriers
  • litter control
  • mowing & weed spraying - right-of-ways only
  • pothole repair
  • road edge repair
  • sign replacement
  • snow and ice removal
  • sweeping streets
  • tree trimming and removal – right-of-ways only 
  • weather related emergencies

Ditching and re-digging ditches that have silted in, culvert repair and replacement, and catch basin and detention basin cleaning and repairing are all done on an as-needed basis. The Streets Department also supplies and hauls rip rap, dirt, and rock for erosion and flood control. 

This department oversees replacing or repairing damaged, missing or old signs.
Traffic control signs which include stops, no parking, load zones and handicap signs.  Also other miscellaneous informational signs, warning signs and street markers

A central crew provides attention to the business areas for signage, curb markings and overall litter control.


Street Light Outages
Street light outages should be reported to the Engineering Department using the form that is provided.

Traffic Signs

New Signs
To request new signs such as Stop, Yield, Parking, Loading, Handicap Parking, etc., view the
Traffic Committee Sign Packet. 

All Other Signs 
For all other sign requests, use the Report a Concern form.


Contact Us
Chuck Schaeffer
Director of Public Works
Email

Street Department
801 Royal Heights Rd.
Belleville, IL  62226

Ph: 618-239-3454
Fax: 618-234-2953

Hours
Mon - Fri
September - May
7:00 a.m to 3:30 p.m.
June - August
6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.