Spreading salt on streets parking lots, and sidewalks
Applying asphalt emulsion to dirt and gravel roads, shoulders and alleys as a dust control measure
Applying calcium chloride to remove snow and ice from sidewalks and parking lots at City-maintained facilities
Board-ups of evictions, burned or abandoned structures
Clean-ups of illegal dumping
Tree trimming and removals
Repairing and replacing signs, park fencing, bleachers, and equipment
Installing decorations for Christmas and Memorial Day
This division maintains and repairs City streets including potholes, street sweeping, street floods, catch basins, snow and ice control program, monitors the construction of major street repairs. They are responsible for the maintenance of catch basins, building and repairing the streets, drainage, and roadside drains. They also flush/cut the lines.
Street Sweeping: Will consist of 3 periodic sweepings - spring, fall, and winter.
Cut High Grass/Weeds: Inkster seasonal employees will begin cutting April through the end of October in 4 sections of the city; southwest, southeast, northwest, and northeast.
Signs: Repairs/replace street signs, no parking signs, handicap signs, stop signs, yield signs, etc., as required.
Road Repair/Replacement/Construction Work: Break up sections of the street (cement) and rebuild with new cement.
DPS performs this service during non-winter months of the year in order to keep catch basins clear and reduce incidents of street flooding. The fall season is the most critical time of the year. Citizen cooperation is greatly appreciated. You can help by removing your vehicle from the street between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and by not raking leaves into the street.