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Streets DivisionWELCOME WARMER WEATHER AND SUNNY DAYS!
 
Crews are preparing for the 2015 chip seal season.
 
The first task is to seal cracks in the work zone area of Lonestar, North Canyon, Davis, and Northside Blvd. Crack sealing should be complete by April 9. Crews are also patching potholes in Moss Pointe, Asbury Park, and Crestwood Subdivisions.
Chip sealing will begin in June.

Alleys will resume by the middle of this month April 13. The crew will continue blading towards the south end of town.

Spring Maintenance:

Each spring Crews patch potholes throughout the City that developed over the winter, while crews attempt to patch holes as they emerge the work never ends.  
 

The Street Division has a crew employed during the spring and summer that takes care of weeds in the City right of ways and on City property.
Weed management control plans consider the type of weed, severity of infestation, proximity to water, trees and other native or desirable vegetation. Prevention is the first line of defense. People, animals, and equipment transport and distribute weed seeds. Early detection and maintenance is key in identifying and controlling high priority areas. Broad spectrum or nonselective herbicides control a large variety of vegetation and are best applied from late May to early June when the weather is warm and dry.

Ongoing Maintenance:
 
Maintenance and replacement of the City’s 9,000 plus regulatory, warning and informational signs is a continuous project.

Miscellaneous and street name signs are logged so that the  last week of each month they can be repaired and/or replaced as necessary. However, regulatory signs are taken care of immediately. 
Signals help municipalities save money, keep the roads safe and reduce accidents. Preventive signal maintenance is performed at regularly scheduled intervals. Crews also respond to any reported equipment system malfunctions such as lamp burnout, failure of the detection sensor, and other miscellaneous mishaps. Our signal technicians are constantly working to make traffic signals run smoothly. 

If you have a concern please call the office or use our online request form.

Special Note:
It doesn't matter weather you are coming or going, there is road construction just about everywhere. Thank you for your patience and please remember to stay 50 feet back from the paint truck, sweepers, and any construction equipment, do not attempt to pass. Drive with caution, if the crews are out, prepare for any delays and or detours. Again thank you for your patience.

Responsibilities

The Street Division has a staff of 23 and is responsible for the maintenance of 787.40 lane miles of City streets, 57 traffic signals, 9,758 traffic signs and 4,300 street lights. Maintenance activities include chip and fog sealing, striping centerlines and crosswalks, removing snow and ice, and servicing traffic signals and street lights. The Division also pumps excessive storm water, and cleans sand and grease traps in storm water catch basins.

Roads Master Awards
Lucio Rodriguez, has been awarded the Roads Master Certificate of Completion for fiscal year 2014. The Road Master program is an intense training program consisting of several courses focusing on street maintenance. The program is hosted by the Local Highway Technical Assistance Council (LHTAC) and T2. Congratulations!


Contact Us

Don Barr
Street Superintendent
Email

106 W. Railroad St.
Nampa, ID 83651

Ph: (208) 468-5831
Fx: (208) 318-0012

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