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The Street Division of Public Works primarily handles issues in these areas: Streetlight maintenance, right-of-way mowing, street sweeping, alley maintenance, tree hazards in the right-of-way, medians, signs, traffic signals and flashing crosswalks, potholes, sidewalk grinding, shoulders, paths and trails, the parking garage and public parking lots, snow and ice control, right-of-way spraying, and potholes.

Weather Warning: View the Snow Priority Map (PDF) & Anti-Icing Map (PDF)

Street Division - Helpful Hints 

Pothole - smallReport potholes or any other abnormal condition or situation in the roadway to the Street Division of Public Works. (see example) The Street Division strives for completed repairs in less than 24 hours. All we need is an address and a direction of travel is helpful.

Street Light Pole 2 SmallStreet Light Pole SmallSTREETLIGHTS:
Report streetlight problems / outages to the Street Division of Public Works.  All we need is the nearest location street address and the following type of information from the face of the pole is helpful. Please note the 12 digit “_ _ _ _ _ _-_ _ _ _ _ _” or the posted “SLAE #”. (see examples).

Cracked Sidewalk SmallReport sidewalk defects to the Street Division of Public Works. Repairs are normally evaluated within 24 hours. The Street Department may “grind” or “fill” offsets, if appropriate, in order to assist with the adjacent property owner responsibilities. All we need is the address or general location description.

Street Tree SmallReport or discuss all R.O.W (public) tree concerns with the Street Division of Public Works before taking action. Private property tree discussions will be directed to the City’s Planning and Building Department at 425-587-3600. R.O.W. concerns will be addressed as soon as possible. All we need is the address or general location description.

Street Division Contact Information:

City of Kirkland residents can call the Street Division of Public Works for answers to any questions or to report any problems. The Street Division will help with an immediate answer or resolution to your needs, if possible. If the Street Division can not answer your question, we will forward your question or concern to the appropriate City Division/Department for you.


The Street Division specializes in the following work categories:

  • Paths/Trails/Pedestrian Bridge
    Pedestrian Bridge
  • Roadway/Shoulders/Alleys from curbline to curbline.
  • Sidewalks/Walkways in the R.O.W.
  • Streetlights/Banners/Decorations
  • Traffic Signals/Flashers/Lighted Crosswalks 
  • Parking Garage/City owned Parking Lots
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  • Snow Plowing (Snow Priority Map - PDF) & Icy Road Conditions (Anti-Icing Map - PDF)
  • Street Sweeping
  • Signs/Curb Painting/Pavement Markings
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  • R.O.W. Trees/Mowing/Spray Program outside the curbline.
  • Litter/Graffiti/Adopt-A-Road Median Islands / Gateways / Triangles / Neighborhood Signs
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Public Works
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033
Operations & Maintenance
Mon-Fri, 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
915 8th St, Kirkland WA 98033

General Inquiries - Contact us via the: 
Our Kirkland Customer Service Portal

Engineering: T. 425.587.3800 | F. 425.587.3807
Operations & Maintenance: T. 425.587.3900 | F. 425.587.3902