What we do

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The City of Asheville is dedicated to enhancing citizens’ quality of life by maintaining, repairing, and replacing streets and other related infrastructure. The City works to ensure a safe road system through proper maintenance, rehabilitation, and replacement of failed segments of pavement and all other related infrastructure while upholding the highest regard for customer satisfaction. The City also strives to maintain and improve traffic conditions to strengthen citizens’ sense of community.

The City’s Streets Services Division of Public Works is responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair, and revitalization of streets, bridges, walls, and guardrail; tree trimming and mowing within the right-of-way; graffiti removal; street sweeping downtown; and snow removal from streets within the City’s jurisdiction.



City Maintained Street Inventory

Street and Alley Closings, Street Name Changes

Street Services Contact Information








Related Services

Litter Programs

Join the Adopt-a-Street Program to help reduce litter in the City of Asheville.

Related Projects

Livingston Street Traffic Calming

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Vance Gap Slide Repair

Heavy rains that occurred in April of 2021 caused a landslide on the east side of Vance Gap Road near the Trailridge Road intersection. City of Asheville Streets Division operations crews conducted repairs to stabilize the slide and the City issued a Request for Qualifications for a design firm to design permanent repairs for the slide and to also perform a general stability analysis for the rest of the road.

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Sulphur Springs Road Resurfacing

This street was selected to be resurfaced by the 2016 General Obligation Bond.   Estimated quantities for the work were developed and the contract was advertised on May 9, 2022 with bids opening on June 9, 2022.  City Council awarded the contract to French Broad Paving, Inc. on July 26, 2022.  

Street Services News

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Paving on Fairview Road to begin June 17

Starting the week of June 17, Tarheel Paving and Asphalt will begin paving operations on Fairview Road. The project, aimed at enhancing the road’s infrastructure, will kick off with milling, followed by utility adjustments. To minimize disruptions, Tarheel Paving and Asphalt plans to work diligently, with operations slated from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through [...]

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Interdepartmental information sharing promotes cleanliness and safety

Keeping our streets clean and safe is a community effort. It takes interdepartmental coordination and community information.  Take graffiti tagging.  It’s more than just a nuisance impacting everyone from repeatedly targeted buildings to residents who want to enjoy the unobstructed beauty of the many murals around our City. It’s also classified as vandalism and a drain [...]