The street department maintains over 66 linear miles (centerline miles) of streets at under 4.8 square miles of city area. The department is responsible for repair and maintenance of streets, stormsewers, trees, curbs, trash, street sweeping, barricading, bridges, street signs, and other duties as assigned.
Brent Abrams - Public Works Superintendent
Shain Dollar - Street Foreman
The City of Festus has implemented a new plan for maintaining the streets of Festus. This plan includes preventative measures to reduce maintenance costs. These projects will greatly improve the conditions of the streets in Festus. The City is investing approximately $500,000 each year for this annual program. See the plan.
Work proposed on the following streets in 2016:
Spring St. Group (Belle, Alice, S. 2nd & 3rd, Jersey, Spring)
Cypress Group (Cypress, Hemlock, Orchard, Westwood, Redwood, Spruce, Edgewood Ct., Rosemary)
Frisco St. Group (Frisco, Warne, Moore, Ann, Adams, Edwards, Forest)
This is a plan for biking/walking areas throughout the city and an effort to improve accessibility.