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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.

Thank you letter to Ohio CAT (PDF) for loaning equipment to help prepare for Hall of Fame festivities.

Streets News

Officials propose new policy on salting city streets
By Matthew Rink staff writer
Posted: Dec 12, 2014


Posted Dec. 12, 2014 @ 8:00 am


Too much road salt is seeping into the local aquifers, according to an analysis by the city, prompting officials to take a new approach toward treating ice- and snow-covered streets.

Canton buys more than 10,000 tons of road salt each winter. It stores the salt in three domes at its Service Center, at 2436 30th St. NE, and another at 2506 Cleveland Ave. SW.

Lab reports have detected …

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