The Division of Streets, which includes Streets, Sewers, and Traffic & Lighting, maintains 1,276 travel lane miles of street, 700 miles of sewer, 2,400 streetlights and 160 traffic signals. Major functions of the division include overall street, sewer, traffic signal and street light maintenance, snow removal, alley grading and leaf pickup.
Street Light Issue
Street Light Issue Who owns street lights in the City of South Bend?How do you report a street light outage?How…
2021 Fall ReLeaf Program
2021 Fall ReLeaf Program What is Fall ReLeaf?Is there a schedule for leaf pickup? When will my leaves get picked…
Alley Maintenance Request
Alley Maintenance Request Alleys are considered to be a right-of-way for utilities and the homeowner whose lot abuts an alleyway.…
Dead Animal in the Street
Dead Animal in the Street Where are dead animals collected?What type of animals are collected?How do I report a dead…
Reporting a Pothole
Reporting a Pothole How do I report a pothole on a city street?Who fixes potholes on roads within the city…
The Division Streets repairs and maintains 1,276 travel lane miles of road surface in the city limits. Maintenance on streets ranges from paving and patching in the summer to plowing snow in the winter. In 2019, 36 lane miles were resurfaced and 363 tons of patch mix were used to fix potholes. In addition to maintenance, Streets maintains around 398 miles of alley surface. Also operating under the Street Department is Unit 211, a 24/7 response vehicle that works with the South Bend Police Department and the South Bend Fire Department for emergencies.
2022 Paving Map
731 S. Lafayette Blvd. South Bend, IN 46601