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City of Jacksonville

Street Department

Howard (Hal) Toney

The Street Department is under the supervision of “Hal Toney” who has over 25 years of service with the city. He has a staff of thirteen full time and three seasonal employees. All full time employees are subject to recall at any time after scheduled work hours in case of an emergency or severe weather.

The Street Dept. is located at building 215A Odes Dr. working hours are 7:00 am to 4:00pm Mon. – Fri.

To report any problems or emergencies during work hours you may call: 501-982-6071

After hours or weekends call: 501-985-2802

Services Provided:

Signs and Signals                                                                                               Hill st.fix

Preventative Maintenance of all City Streets

Base and sub base repair

Crack and joint sealing for asphalt and concrete streets

Milling of streets for Overlay

Street overlay for asphalt streets

Shoulder maintenance

Pothole patching                                                                                                  load sand truck

Curbs, sidewalks and gutters repair and replacement

Storm Basin repair or replacement

Bridge maintenance

Storm and drainage ditch maintenance

Cleaning of drainage ditches.

Cleaning of Right of Way

Brush control of Right of Way                                                                          onelane bridge

Mowing of the City Right of Way and City Property

Severe weather response

High water barricading

Fallen trees removal from streets and Right of Way

Ice and Snow removal

Sweeper service

Mosquito spraying

Holiday lighting

The City of Jacksonville covers an area of 26.76 square miles. Within those borders are 117.89 miles of local paved permanent roads and streets and 43 miles of Federal and State roads and highways.Along with streets and roads, there are 46.32 miles of sidewalks to maintain or replace.

                                                               

Installing crosswalk at James st. & T.P.WhiteRegulating the flow of traffic Is the job of the Signs and signals crew they maintain 23 traffic lights and some 1,600 metal signs. Plus all lane stripping and crosswalks

                                               

 

 

 

The street dept. spends roughly a quarter of a Taramount dr.million dollars a year to resurface streets using some 430 tons of asphalt. Our city is committed to recycling so we reuse all of the old asphalt that is ground off the streets for sub base or road shoulder fill, reducing the amount of gravel we have to purchase.

 

 

 

 

Street SweeperKeeping the streets clean is a full time job for the city Sweeper. It runs five days a week all year and on average picks up about 1,248 cubic yards of dirt and debris a year.

 

 

 

 

Each year, May through December we hire three seasonal employees to helpSide mower and it's buddies mow right of ways. It takes four mowers six days to mow them all.

 

 

 

 

 

Loop roadMuch time and manpower goes into maintaining and repairing the 279 miles of ditches within the city boundaries. On days when there are heavy rains most of our man power is used to remove obstructions from ditches and drains, To keep the water moving reducing the chance of flooding.

 

 

 

The street dept. is in charge of mosquito control for the citizens of spray riggsJacksonville. The city has two units that spray the city once a week. On average these units will run 360 hours, driving 4,132 miles, dispense 885 gallons of insecticide during a mosquito season.

Last updated: 3/17/2010 2:10:22 PM