The Public Works Department provides safe and efficient movement of people and goods within the city and maintains a safe, litter-free environment in the most economical and efficient manner possible. The department functions to maintain and improve a variety of services and infrastructures.
How to report graffiti to get it removed.
Report issues with city upkeep such as missed trash or recycling pickups, potholes, sidewalk issues, street light outages, vandalized street signs, and more.
Public Works News
Local roads have ice forming on them with a light dusting of snow. Asheville Streets Division is out treating icy roads as needed with straight rock salt at this time. Please be careful if you venture out. Currently, Duke Energy is reporting approximately 375 structure affected by power outages in the Asheville area. The […]
The National Weather Service has scaled back it’s snowcast to 1 inch possible in Asheville, with sleet and ice in the mix through Monday. Still, wintry weather seems likely to affect the Asheville area most of this weekend. In anticipation of the snowy or frozen roads this weekend, Asheville Public Works crews will begin applying salt […]
The repair area on Skyview Place. Work will begin Monday, Jan. 14, to repair and extend a retaining wall between Skyview Place and Sunset Drive. That portion of Skyview Place has been closed since 2017, when heavy rains caused a slope failure. The project will include improvements to the stormwater system on […]