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Streets & Grounds Maintenance
This division is responsible for the maintenance of all City-owned property including the local roads within the City’s jurisdictional responsibility. During the spring and summer seasons, this division’s primary duties include road repair, parking lot maintenance, street sweeping, mowing of City property and rights-of-way, and downtown maintenance. During the fall season, all staff from this division is assigned to leaf collection. Winter requires the Street and Grounds division to focus its efforts on snow and ice control.

The Streets Division is responsible for the repair and maintenance of over 317 centerline miles of streets in the City.
There are roads within the City that fall under the care of either the State or County highway agencies. The following shows these streets and the entity responsible for maintenance: STATE OF ILLINOIS (IDOT) 847-705-4228:
Elmhurst Rd., Wolf Rd. (south of Cumberland Circle and north of Central Rd.), Des Plaines River Rd., Potter Road (south of Ballard Rd.), Higgins Rd., Devon Av., Touhy Av., Oakton St. (east of River Rd. and west of Elmhurst Rd.), Algonquin Rd., (west of Wolf Rd.), Golf Rd., Central Rd. (east of Wolf Rd.), Ballard Rd., Dempster St. (east of Rand Rd.), Rand Rd. (west of Elk Blvd.)

COOK COUNTY (CCHD) 847-827-1164:
Mt. Prospect Rd., Dempster/Thacker St. (west of Wolf Road), East River Rd., Potter Rd. (north of Ballard Rd.)

To report graffiti on public property, please call Des Plaines Police Department 847-391-5400 or click here.

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