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Street Maintenance Update

Street Patching


Street Division crews are currently patching potholes citywide both proactively and by citizen request.
Contact (779) 348-7260 with your patch request.



Street Sweeping


The Street Division will begin Spring Street Sweeping on arterial streets the week of March 20, 2017.  This phase of the City’s street sweeping operation will take approximately two (2) to three (3) weeks, weather permitting.  

Central Business District street sweeping has been completed and the Spring Residential Street Sweeping Cycle commenced the week of April 10, 2017. 


Subject to weather, sweeping is scheduled fo the following areas during the week beginning May 30, 2017:


N 2nd St. east to Alpine Rd. - Rural St. north to Highcrest Rd.  
S. Alpine Rd. east to City Limits - Newburg Rd. north to E. State St.  






Sweeping Map - Overview  Sweeping Map - Details Spring 2017

Searchable Map

  • Search bar in upper right corner.
  • Click on orange area to see week completed.
  • Click on yellow areas to see week scheduled.

Reminder - Pursuant to City Ordinance, trash receptacles and lawn waste are not to be placed in the street. Sweeping crews do not come back to sweep an area that was missed because of improperly placed garbage receptacles or parked cars.


The Street division currently employs a contracted crew to sweep city streets throughout the year as weather allows. Their purpose is to clean leaves and other debris from city streets. Although the Street division doesn't take sweeping requests, they may come out for extenuating circumstances, such as a water main break. While street sweepers pick up leaves and debris that naturally fall into the street, the operation is not designed to pick up raked leaves/yard waste.
Citizens who rake or blow leaves into the city streets will be cited for this practice.

Please bag your yard refuse and set out for collection on your weekly garbage pickup day.  Trash and yard refuse should not be placed in the street but up on the right of way or driveway so the sweepers can get closer to the curb.

Street sweeping, like snow plowing, requires a systematic approach whereby sweepers follow prescribed routes in order to address streets in a most efficient manner. Therefore, requests for sweeping individual streets will not be taken unless a condition exists that we feel creates a health or safety issue.



All Street Division Operations are dependent on existing weather conditions and are subject to change accordingly. Citizens are urged to approach Public Works Crews with caution and at a reduced speed that is below posted speed limits.

The City of Rockford appreciates your continued patience and cooperation as we perform our Street Maintenance Activities.



Page last updated: 5/26/2017 8:34:20 AM

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