Streets / Traffic Operations
Streets / Traffic Operations maintains the City of Mansfield's roadways in order to lengthen their service life and to provide safe driving conditions for the citizens. They also coordinate the traffic control systems and aide in the development and maintenance of drainage infrastructure.
The primary function of the Street Repair Crew is to make temporary and permanent repairs to the city streets including potholes, standing water in gutter line, curb and gutter repairs, and sidewalks. The Street Repair Crew keeps roadways free of obstructions and works to eliminate line of sight problems. They also sweep major thorough fares twice a year and sand the roads in icy condition.
The primary function of the Drainage Control Crew is to repair and maintain the city drainage systems. These may include maintaining flow in culverts and road side ditches and other drainage structures within easements. The Drainage Control Crew also supports the Environmental Services department with environmental control activities such as Mosquito Control.
The Traffic Control Crew maintains traffic signals, school flashers, roadway signage, and pavement markings. The Traffic Control Crew fabricates and installs new street name signs and various informational signs and installs regulatory and warning signs. They also assists the Emergency Response personnel in road closures due to storm and flood events. The Traffic Control Crew barricades and assists in controlling intersections in power outages.