Field Operations Division
Field Operations Division
Streets Maintenance

Street Maintenance is responsible for repairs to the streets and sidewalks. Specific tasks include:

Routine maintenance tasks include:
  • Street cleaning operations on a daily basis with additional effort taking place after severe storm events, late fall for leaf removal, and in the spring after winter sanding operations
  • Mowing or roadside shoulders and other City properties several times during the growing season
  • Snow and ice control

To report an issue like a pothole, street light that is out, or stormwater flooding, please visit Shawnee Connect.


The Traffic division of Public Works is responsible for all traffic control measures within the City's rights of way. Specific tasks include:
  • Traffic safety management
  • Coordination of street light maintenance
  • Traffic signal operations and maintenance
  • Traffic Counts
  • Street signs inventory, installation and maintenance
  • Restoration and replacement of roadway markings by painting new stripes, replacing raised pavement markings or using thermoplastic stop bars
  • Assessing traffic impacts of development projects, including ongoing adjustments to roadway channelization and signing
  • Investigating neighborhood traffic complaints
  • Coordination with the Shawnee Police Department