Street Roads / Grounds Division

This division maintains and repairs City streets including potholes, street sweeping, street floods, catch basins, snow and ice control program, monitor the construction of major street repairs. They are responsible for 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.

Street Sweeping

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.