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Welcome to the online home of the Streets Department of the City of Canton, Ohio.  The Streets Department works year-round to ensure that the streets of Canton are safe, repaired, and free from major obstructions.

The Streets Department completes regular street repair and maintenance year-round, including regular street-sweeping from March through November.  During the winter months, the department is responsible for salting roads and clearing all major thoroughfares of snow and ice.

In addition to these street-related services, the department is also responsible for general clean-up tasks and litter control throughout the city.  From April through October, the department organizes major litter clean-ups and general beautification projects.  Lastly, the department conducts its annual street-paving program from June through October.  

For more information about a particular function of the department, please look at one of the sections listed to the right.


Streets News

Pavement Approaches
By Michael Rorar
Posted: Aug 11, 2014

Water is the most common cause of pavement failure to our city streets. Every time it rains or snows, water penetrates the pavement through the cracks. To prevent the water from penetrating into the pavement, the cracks need to be sealed. Sealing the cracks will prevent water from entering the base and sub-base and will extend the life of the pavement. Filling cracks and joints is not new, it just hasn't been performed in the city in awhile. When water is prevented from penetrating, pavement deterioration (potholes) is slowed.

This summer the …

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