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.

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Street Services News

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Downtown Asheville street to be closed for repair Friday through Monday morning

  Repairs to a street that intersects Pack Square Park will require a road closure this weekend. From Friday through Monday morning (March 22-25), the City’s Streets Division will close South Spruce Street from Marjorie Street to College Street. Marjorie and College streets on both ends will remain open. The portion of South Spruce Street […]

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City Council approves Asphalt Preservation Project, restored brick sidewalk on Chestnut Street

  Funding approved by City Council will help the City invest in maintaining our streets and sidewalks.   At their March 12 meeting, Council approved $691,194.40 in Capital Improvement funds for street repair projects and $317,687.50 in sidewalk rehabilitation work, including a pavement preservation contract that is designed to lengthen the life of streets before […]

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 […]