Maintaining Bothell's Streets & Sidewalks

Road Crew

Maintenance & Operations 

The City's Street Maintenance crew is responsible for 311 lane miles of street surface and shoulders. The 10-person crew's goal is to extend the service life and maintain the safety, function, and appearance of Bothell’s public streets and walkways.

Where does the money come from?

The City pays for maintenance of existing streets and sidewalks with money from the Street Fund.

What is included in this work?

  • Cleaning and maintaining street and traffic control signs on public streets.
  • Clearing road debris.
  • Inspecting streetlights and expediting replacements when necessary.
  • Maintaining road shoulders, curbs, and gutters.
  • Maintaining trails and landscaping downtown and in other improved areas.
  • Managing bridge maintenance.
  • Managing traffic signal repair and operations.
  • Patching roadways and filling potholes.
  • Providing 24-hour emergency response.
  • Providing snow and ice control.
  • Refreshing striping and pavement markings on public streets.
  • Repairing sidewalks.
  • Trimming trees and vegetation in the right-of-way to remove potential hazards.