Street Maintenance Updates
Updated: Monday, October 6, 2014, 10:00am
Street Maintenance crews are preparing for winter operations and continuing work on summer projects.
If you have a question or need assistance, you may contact us at 343-8277.
The first and second sweeps of 2014 are complete. The third sweep is in progress, in accordance with the Alaska Pollution Discharge Elimination System (APDES) clean water permit. The APDES permit requires all Municipal and State owned roads with in the Municipality of Anchorage to be swept a total of three times per year.
The beginning point and direction of street sweeping on residential roads is rotated from year to year. In 2014, sweeping will begin in the South end of Anchorage moving in a northerly direction.
Once residential sweeping begins, you may go on line by clicking here to access the street sweeping maps and track the progress of residential sweeping. Please understand there may be some deviation in the sweeping pattern on trash days. NOTE: This map will NOT show updates until we are working in residential areas and each sector is complete.
Please limit on-street parking in all areas during sweeping activities. Do not place obstacles such as portable basketball hoops in the road way.
To report a pothole you may call the Pothole Hotline at 343-MEND (6363).
Snow Removal & Plow Outs
Plow out Declared at this time: No
During a plow out, you may monitor our progress by clicking here. (Note: This map will NOT show updates until the entire sector is complete.)
Snow removal from driveways is the responsibility of the occupant. Snow from driveways cannot be plowed into the street right-of-way or onto sidewalks. This is a violation of Municipal Code Title 24.80.090 and could result in a citation. (Note: When accessing this link, browse to Title 24.80.09.)
Maps & Resources:
State Maintained Roads - Displays State and Municipal owned and maintained roads.
Plow Plans - Displays plowing plans used during a plow out.
Plow Out & Sweeping Status - Displays completed sectors within the city during a plow out (sectors will not be filled in until the entire sector is complete).
Sidewalk & Trail Snow Removal - Displays State and Municipal maintenance responsibilities for sidewalks and trails.
State Maintained Roads:
The following main arterial and collector roads are maintained by the State of Alaska. Please contact them at 338-1466 for maintenance concerns on these roads, including potholes and snow removal. To view a map of the State of Alaska maintained roads, click here. Glenn Hwy, Debarr, Boniface, Airport Heights, Muldoon, Tudor, International, Minnesota, New Seward Highway, Tudor Road, Sand Lake, Jewel Lake, Raspberry, Potter, Dimond Blvd, O'Malley, Huffman, Dearmoun, Rabbit Creek, Hillside and Birch.
The Street Maintenance Section provides equipment and staffing for year-round preservation and maintenance of Municipal streets. Operations include pavement surface maintenance, pedestrian facility maintenance, street sweeping, maintenance of storm drain facilities and snow plowing and removal during the winter months.
The Street Maintenance Section maintains 1,281 lane miles of Municipal roads and approximately 200 miles of sidewalks and trails. A staff of over 100 full time and seasonal employees provide continual service to keep the streets, sidewalks and trails in the Anchorage Bowl Area maintained.
To view a map of the Anchorage Bowl (Anchorage Roads and Drainage Service Area (ARDSA), click here. Our Commitment
The Street Maintenance Section is dedicated to preserving the community’s investment in Municipal roadways and providing its citizens with safe, clean streets.