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