Street Maintenance

Public Service Director

Chad Weth
cweth@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-2060

3131 Morris Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37909

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STREET MAINTENANCEJosh Roberts
Construction Manager 


The Construction division consists of 8 crews and 52 employees. Construction is responsible for a majority of the maintenance and infrastructure of City of Knoxville. This includes streets, sidewalks, stormwater facilities, remediation of dirty lots, dilapidated houses, etc. They are also responsible for several construction projects. The construction division performs work for Civil & Stormwater Engineering, Parks and Recreation, Police, Fire, not to mention all City of Knoxville citizen 3-1-1 requests.

PIPE CREW

Foreman Mark Jenks
The pipe crew is responsible constructing and installing basic and custom catch basins, setting elevation grades and laying pipe, and several other general and custom work projects. They also may install sidewalk and curb cuts.

STREET MAINTENANCESTORM DRAIN MAINTENANCE CREW

Foreman 

The storm drain maintenance crew has the responsibility of cleaning catch basins, driveway pipes, creeks, ditches, and any other storm water runoffs. They also are called on to block flooded roads during adverse weather conditions when high water is present.

STORM DRAIN INSTALLATION CREW

Foreman Steve Ogle
The storm drain installation crew is responsible installing or replacing storm drains, catch basins, or curb irons when needed. They also assist with cleaning drainage ditches and other special projects when needed. Click here to learn more about Storm Drains Maintenance.

SIDEWALK CREW

Foreman Scott Jenkins
The sidewalk crew is responsible for installation and maintenance of sidewalks, curbs, gutters, and handicap accessibility ramps. They also repair guardrails and build safety barricades and perform other duties when needed.

STREET MAINTENANCEALLEY/HEAVY EQUIPMENT CREW

Foreman Dwayne Miley
The heavy equipment crew is mainly responsible for keeping all rock alleys in good condition. They also prepare alleys for paving. In addition to alley work, this crew may also build greenways, walking trails, or parking lots.

PAVING CREW

Foreman Eddie Warren
The paving crew performs various projects included, but not limited to, patching potholes and utility cuts, paving alleys or greenways, building asphalt curbs for prevention of flooding, etc.

DEMOLITION CREW

Foreman Greg Hudson
The demolition crew is responsible for demolishing houses, apartment buildings, small commercial buildings, or any other structure that has been given a demolition order by the City's Better Building Board. In addition, they also mow, bush hog, and weed eat residential lots and clean up trash or debris on lots as ordered by City of Knoxville Codes Enforcement Officers. They also board up houses as ordered by the Better Building Board.

If you have a request for one of the services that we provide, please contact 3-1-1 or 865-215-4311.