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Streets Services

Streets Services

Paving Crews

Paving Crews The Streets Services Division supports several activities designed to provide maintenance of the City infrastructure and safe, efficient movement of vehicular and pedestrian traffic. A Street Services Division Paving Crew is assigned to perform tasks that require a broad range of experience.

They are skilled in asphalt, heavy equipment, surface mining and reclamation of decomposed granite, storm clean up, repairs and mitigation activities.

Paving Crew WorkThe Paving Crew is responsible for paving streets and alleys. They construct new parking lots and install asphalt berms. All dirt streets, shoulders and alleys are graded by the crew when necessary. They also remove illegally dumped materials, maintain, clear debris, and sweep along the bike trails, and provide professional assistance to other departments as needed.

During rain storms or heavy winds, all crews including the Paving Crew are dispatched to remove mud, palm fronds and debris from the streets and stormdrains, dig ditches in front of drain culverts and to fill in wash outs.

Frequently Asked Questions

The pavement in the street is damaged and needs to be replaced. How do I report it?

Contact the 311 Call Center and report your concern. A Street Services Supervisor will be dispatched to assess the damage and mitigate any existing traffic hazard. Depending on the size and severity of the damage, the street may be added to a list for rehabilitation by a city approved contractor or scheduled for repair by the paving crew.

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Can the alley in back of my house be paved?

Generally, the City of Riverside does not pave alleys. However, under special circumstances the Public Works Engineering Division may request an alley to be paved.

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The pavement in the alley is broken up and needs to be replaced. How do I report it?

Contact the 311 Call Center and report your concern. A Street Services crew or Supervisor will be dispatched to assess the damage and to mitigate it as needed.

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General Information
3900 Main Street - 4th Floor
Riverside, CA 92522

Phone: (951) 826-5800

Monday - Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm
Closed Major Holidays
Our Mission
The City of Riverside Public Works Department enhances the quality of life for city residents and businesses by operating and maintaining the city’s street, trees, landscape, wastewater, storm drain and refuse systems in the most effective, efficient and responsible manner.
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