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.
The Cahokia streets department is responsible for performing the following activities:
CATCH BASIN MAINTENANCE
BRUSH PICK-UP FROM STORMS
EFFECTIVELY MAINTAIN EQUIPMENT AT A LOW COST
STREET SIGN VISIBILITY
MAINTAIN OPEN DITCHES
MOWING AND WEED EATING