The Street Division, part of the Public Works Department, provides a variety of services.
Under the direction of the Street Superintendent Patricia Sullivan the Street Division is dedicated to the enhancing and preservation of the quality of life of Odessan's by providing well-maintained streets, alleys, and drainage channels.
The Street Division responds to customer requests in a courteous and efficient manner so that the citizens may enjoy a clean, smooth and safe roadway.
The Street Division also provides the following services:
Alley Fill and Maintenance
Alleys are maintained on a regular route and caliche is used to fill pot holes or low areas in an alley. Street workers blade alley ways the width of a blade. Property owners are responsible for weeds and trash from the rear property line to the middle of the alley.
Unsafe Structure Division
The Street Division demolishes structures that are referred to us by the Neighborhood Development Department. Go to that department's website to learn more about unsafe structure demolition.
The Street Division mows drainage channels, covers graffiti on walls of concrete channels, repairs fencing around channels and cleans debris out of drainage areas. Drainage channel maintenance is taken care of on a routine basis and by request.
Pavement Patching (Potholes)
The Street Division repairs pavement that has been damaged from standing water, cold weather, and other factors. Pavement that has been cut for repairs or installation of new service for water and sewer is also patched.
Residential streets are swept on a route basis approximately once every two months by four sweepers working daily. The downtown area is swept once a month. Requests are also taken as needed.
Vacant Lots (Mowing)
The Street Division mows city property and other property that may be vacant around the city to keep the city looking in good order and to avoid eyesores. This is done routinely around the city; Costs of the mowing and clean up charges are attached to the property.
Public Works Street Division
411 W 8th Street
Odessa, TX 79761
Phone: (432) 335-3241