What we do

The City of Asheville is dedicated to enhancing citizens’ quality of life by maintaining, repairing and replacing streets and other related infrastructure. The City works to ensure a safe road system through proper maintenance, rehabilitation and replacement of failed segments of pavement and all other related infrastructure while upholding the highest regard for customer satisfaction. The city also strives to maintain and improve traffic conditions to strengthen citizens’ sense of community.

The City’s Streets Services Division of Public Works is responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair and revitalization of streets, bridges, walls, guardrail, tree trimming and mowing within the right-of-way, assist with graffiti removal, street sweeping downtown and snow removal from streets within the city’s jurisdiction.

Services

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Join the Adopt-a-Street Program to help reduce litter in the City of Asheville.

News

UPDATED – Public Works treats icy road conditions in spots, some ART routes closed or detoured. Monday routes on Holiday schedule.

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 […]

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Asheville Public Works crews prepare for wintry mix

  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 […]

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Crew to begin Skyview Place retaining wall repairs

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 […]