The Street Maintenance Section provides safe and efficient roads for residents of and visitors to the City of Newark. Newark has about 104 centerline miles of streets.
The current Street Maintenance staff sweeps the streets, cleans out the storm drain inlets, patches potholes, maintains all the street signs, repairs park paths, applies various sealants to asphalt, responds to remove hazards from the roadways and assists with special events throughout the year including traffic control for the Newark Day’s Parade.
The Engineering Division of the Public Works Department maintains the Pavement Management Program which tracks the condition rating of all the streets. Maintenance and Engineering collaborate each year to prepare pavement maintenance programs.
To report signs that are down, missing or damaged, please call 578-4806.
Street Closure - Haley Street Road Closure
Drivers are advised that Haley Street will be closed to all traffic at the railroad crossing between Bettencourt and Tozier Street from Tuesday morning, July 16th to Wednesday, July 17th. Drivers on Haley Street and surrounding roadways should anticipate minor delays during the closure. Detour signs will be in place directing drivers to alternate routes.
The closure is necessary to allow Union Pacific Railroad to perform repair work on their tracks.