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Street Department
Photo of a residential home and drivewayResponsibilities
The Street Department consists of eight full-time employees and two summer workers who maintain the streets and sidewalks in Des Peres.

These individuals either directly or indirectly keep the approximately 48 miles of City streets and walks in good condition by making necessary repairs by performing the following functions:
  • Maintaining the City's infrastructure with concrete and asphalt repairs and replacement
  • Maintaining rights of way
  • Maintaining City equipment and vehicles   
  • Maintaining street signage       
  • Removing debris and hazardous tree limbs   
  • Responding to a variety of citizen concerns
  • Routinely inspecting contractors' work
  • Salting and snow removal   

Public Works serves as the support arm of the Street Department, and handles their calls of concern, purchasing, and recordkeeping.