Maintenance Division

Public Works Maintenance Division

This division covers every base — 342 miles of roadways, 492 cul-de-sacs, 78 parks and playgrounds and more than 50 facilities. Why do Civic Plaza, our six fire stations, Creekside Community Center, maintenance buildings, park shelters, the Public Health Center and the nine-acre cemetery look so good? It's the work of Maintenance.


The Equipment Section purchases, maintains, replaces and disposes of all equipment used by the City. They are also responsible for mechanical repairs, fueling, body repair and licensing of all vehicles needed to perform services in all divisions of the City.

Facilities Maintenance

The Facilities Section is responsible for maintaining all City-owned facilities, including the construction and repair of buildings and their contents.


The City of Bloomington continues to support the enhancement and preservation of our Community Forest, both public and private.

Park Maintenance

Park Maintenance maintains parkgrounds, trails, playfields and picnic facilities. They are also responsible for snow removal on over 300 miles of sidewalks throughout the city.

Street Maintenance

Street Maintenance is responsible for maintaining the City streets, including asphalt patching, street overlay and crack sealing, street sweeping and snow plowing.

Traffic Maintenance

Traffic Maintenance is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all traffic signals/signs and all traffic markings, including lane and crosswalk markings. This section is also responsible for the maintenance of 1,175 City owned street lights.