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Streets & Roads

The Streets & Roads Section is a portion of the Public Works Department within the Operational Services Division. This section is responsible for the maintenance and repair of paved and gravel streets, roads, and backlanes within the City of Brandon.

Services Provided

  • Street Maintenance
  • Pothole Repairsconstruction workers repairing a street
  • Crack Filling
  • Spring Clean Up
  • Street Sweeping
  • Gravel Road Maintenance
  • Dust Control
  • Backlane Maintenance
  • Snow & Ice Control
  • Street Sanding
  • Backlane Snow Plowing
  • Sidewalk & Walk Path Snow Plowing
  • Street Painting
  • Parking Lot Maintenance

Street Maintenance

Hot mix asphalt pavement patching is carried out during the summer and fall seasons when hot mix asphalt is available from our local supplier. Cold mix asphalt pothole patching takes place in the early spring and other times of the year when hot mix asphalt is unavailable.

Street crack filling is carried out on various roads to extend the life of the asphalt surface when required. By sealing the cracks helps prevent moisture infiltration under the asphalt, thereby extending the life of the asphalt. When water infiltrates cracks in the spring, it freezes and expands, eventually leading to a pothole.

Gravel roads and backlanes are graded and gravel is added as required. A dust control suppressant is applied to high traffic gravel roads and backlanes that meet specific criteria for volumes of traffic.

Pothole Hotline

To report a pothole call the Pothole Hot line at 204-729-2200.

Street Sweeping

photograph of a street sweeperEach spring streets and boulevards are swept to remove winter sand buildup and litter from our streets. The program runs approximately 6 to 8 weeks from mid April to the end of May and removes up to 1000 sweeper loads of dirt and debris from city streets using over 500,000 gallons of water. The street sweeping program may involve posting of temporary no parking signs, please watch for signs in your area and remove vehicles from the affected streets so as the sweepers complete a thorough job. Failure to remove vehicles may result in a parking ticket and/or tow.

 

Throughout the remainder of the summer and fall street sweeping is carried out as required.

View the street sweeping map here: http://gis.brandon.ca/streetsweeping/

Contact Information

Operational Services Division

Public Works Department
Civic Services Complex
900 Richmond Avenue East
Brandon, Manitoba
R7A 7M1

 

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 204 - 729 - 2285
Fax: 204 - 729 - 2485

For further information with regards to streets & roads maintenance concerns or safety issues, please call the Public Works Department at 204-729-2285, and press 3 for the Streets and Roads Section. During regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), administration staff will assist you with your enquiry.

For after hour calls, please call 204-729-2284 and leave your name, phone number and a brief description of your concern. Staff will review your message the following business day, and return your call if required.

 

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