Street Department

The Wabash City Street Department employs 10 full time employees and additional seasonal workers as needed. Below is a list of responsibilities of the City Street Department:

  • Maintaining City streets (not including State highways running through the City) by patching holes, crack sealing, plowing snow, painting lines, etc. This department does not maintain bridges.
  • Picking up brush from residences (must be placed on tree lawn by owner of residence). Any brush cleared by commercial businesses is the responsibility of the business to haul away.
  • Mowing vacant residential lots within the City.
  • Trimming trees/brush in certain areas.
  • Creating and maintaining City street signs, according to federal regulations, as needed.
  • Providing City dump trucks for rent at the following rates: 

    • $65 – refuse material
    • $150 – roofing material
    • FREE – brush ONLY
    • Residents must fill out a release of liability form in the Clerk Treasurer’s office at City Hall prior to receiving the truck.
    • Delivery options: 

      • Monday – Friday – one night only – drop off at 3 pm; pick up following morning at 7 am
      • Weekends – drop off Friday at 3 pm; pick up the following Monday morning at 7 am
         
  • Offering Spring and Fall Clean-Up events.  
  • Clearing streets of debris during and after major storm events.
  • Recycling brush by grinding into mulch, provided free to City residents.
  • Offering leaf pick-up in the fall.
  • Servicing City Street and Police vehicles.
  • Picking up grass clippings in brown recyclable bags ONLY, except between September 15 and December 1 of each year; department will NOT pick up loose clippings. Residents found in violation of this may be subject to daily fines. Recyclable bags can be purchased at Wal- Mart, Big R, Tractor Supply, True Value and the Wabash County Solid Waste Management District offices located at 1101 Manchester Avenue.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Scott Richardson, Street Superintendent
1360 Manchester Avenue
Wabash, IN 46992
Phone: (260) 563-3611
Fax:    (260) 563-5293
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