Village of Cahokia Street Department

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Phone: 618-337-7189
Fax: 618-337-9519
Email Street Department
Afterhours: 618-337-9505

Contact:

Ron Tapley – Director
Email Ron Tapley

Kevin Wiggins – Commissioner
Phone: 618-215-7218

Monica Lapant  – Office Manager
Phone: 618-337-7189

Mission Statement -ENHANCING OUR COMMUNITY’S LIFE

The primary mission of the street department is to maintain village streets in order to provide safe and convenient travel, as well as maintaining storm drains and open ditches.

The street department maintains 117 miles of streets, throughout the village of Cahokia.  Cahokia encompasses 9.4 square miles with .4 sq miles of water.  We also maintain 325 miles of storm drains and open ditches.  An open ditch allows water to move fully away from road surfaces.

Department Responsibilities

The Cahokia streets department is responsible for performing the following activities:

—STREET SWEEPING
—CATCH BASIN MAINTENANCE
—SNOW PLOWING
—STREET LIGHTING
—BRUSH PICK-UP FROM STORMS
—EFFECTIVELY MAINTAIN EQUIPMENT AT A LOW COST
—STREET SIGN VISIBILITY
—MAINTAIN OPEN DITCHES
—MOWING AND WEED EATING