Streets Division

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Montpelier Public Works maintains approximately 52 Miles of roadway and 30 miles of sidewalk throughout the winter. Those 52 miles of roads are broken into 5 zones. Each of the zones has one big wing truck and one small truck that is assigned to the areas for winter maintenance. 

In addition to the 5 roadway zones, the sidewalks are broken out into 3 areas with one sidewalk plow designated for each zone. There are approximately 30 miles of sidewalks and bike paths that are maintained throughout the winter.


Responsibilities


Team members in the Streets Division are responsible for:

  • Autumn leaf pickup
  • Brush cutting
  • Crosswalk and directional pavement markings
  • Guardrail and bridge maintenance
  • Installation and repair of driveway culverts
  • Installation and repair of roadside ditches
  • Maintenance of street benches, trash barrels and flower planters
  • Maintenance of the City's stump dump
  • Roadside mowing
  • Snow plowing and snow removal
  • Street and sidewalk repairs
  • Street sweeping
  • Traffic signals and street lighting

Our Street Supervisor and 11 crew members also provide support to:

  • The City's First Night Celebration
  • The Independence Day festivities
  • The Winooski River Clean-up Event held every year
Traffic Calming Program
The City of Montpelier's Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program was developed to guide city staff and inform residents about the processes and procedures for implementing traffic calming on applicable Montpelier Streets. See the City's Traffic Calming Policy here.