Public Works

In This Department


The Public Works Division is comprised of Street Maintenance, Sewer Maintenance, Traffic Controls, Parks and Public Spaces, and the City Shop. The City garages and field office are located at 1605 Avenue L. They can be reached at (815) 632-6657 during the day. The after hours number for emergency services is (815) 632-6640.

Call the Public Works Division for any questions related to these services:

  • Streets
  • Curb and Gutter
  • Potholes
  • Drainage
  • Sewer Problems
  • Dead Animals
  • Alley Maintenance
  • Tree or Brush Trimming in public right-of-way
  • Street Sweeping
  • Solid Waste Pick-up Problems
  • Snow and Ice Control
  • Park and Public Space Maintenance
  • Emergencies not related to police or fire